Month of the Military Child

Month of the Military Child

From the AFPS Family Matters blog. Deborah Mullen, a Navy wife and mom and a military family advocate, has been married to Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, for 40 years. During the Month of …
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In the “This Week in the DoD” podcast for April 29: The Department of Defense and U.S. Department of Agriculture hosted the 2011 Family Resilience Conference in Chicago this week. The conference is held each year for military family organizations …
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“A child doesn’t see an active or reserve soldier, just a mommy or daddy.”  ~Mrs. Laura Stultz As the country continues to move forward, the need to support the family members of our soldiers is becoming more apparent. One recent …
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According to the Department of Defense, there are 1.7 million American children with a parent serving in the military. The Month of the Military Child is an opportunity to recognize these kids for their resiliency and sacrifices. Children get a …
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For military families, the hardest goodbye can be when it’s time to deploy.  For many military family members, it’s hard to find a place to express their feelings of hope, courage, love and devotion to the men and women that …
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