It's Time to End the Widow's Tax You’re a military spouse. That means there’s a 24% chance you’re unemployed… A 99% chance you’ve spent an anniversary apart from your spouse…. And a very high likelihood you’ve navigated multiple deployments. For more than 65,255...
On Thursday, March 21, 2019, the National Military Family Association will join Veterans Education Success and five other veteran and military service organizations to reaffirm the protections for America’s military-affiliated students in the pending re-authorization of the Higher Education Act.
Military families living in privatized housing are still experiencing health and safety troubles as a result of substandard home conditions.
Most Americans understand how important it is to support our troops. But NMFA believes it’s important to support their 2.8 million family members, too. Here’s how our programs help:
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- PBS’s 30th Anniversary Memorial Day Concert will Hit Right in the FeelsOur military community is well aware of the true meaning of Memorial Day. For our nation’s Gold Star families, Memorial Day is quite literally every day. This is the third year I’ve been able to cover the rehearsal for PBS’s multi award-winning National Memorial Day Concert, and it did not ... read more
- Local Connections Can Aid Education Transition WoesOne size rarely fits all, and that’s especially true when it comes to education. Even so, parents across the military —and the country —hope for a certain level of assistance when it comes to their children’s education. Especially when they are moving from one state to another. When this ... read more
- Becoming Part of the Solution“Of course, the teachers and administration want military children to thrive in their schools, but they each have a full plate with their jobs already,” said Army spouse Jennifer Carter. She goes onto explain one thing she would love to see in each school: a dedicated staff member that helps ... read more