Tag Archives: military families

Katie and other Sesame Street characters greet children during the Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families tour. Photo courtesy of Flickr.

A new Sesame Street/USO show touring at overseas installations helps military children cope with the transition to civilian life.
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Shannon Coolbaugh (center) and her son Tobin, 3, try one of the workout stations with Jalessa Robinson (right) during Family, Fitness and Fun Day at the Cody Child Development Center on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. The event had a 1-mile course with various workout stations. Photo by Rachel Larue.

Keeping kids moving and eating right can be tough these days. Leading a healthy, active lifestyle is important for families. Get some tips on how to do it.
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Master Sgts. Chris Crafton and Paige Crafton and their two children, Zackary and Taylor, embrace after Paige's return from a long deployment at Aviano Air Base, Italy. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ashley Wood

Military members make sacrifices for their country every day, as do their families. It’s important for military parents to know there are resources to help them.
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U.S. Air Force Capt. Candice Adams reacts to the effects of a chemotherapy treatment at Walter Reed. Adams was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer at age 29. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Russ Scalf

Cancer affects millions of people a year, and it doesn’t skip over military members and their families. Find out where you can get help and support.
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U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Brad T. Jackson kisses his son Braden during a homecoming ceremony at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point.

By appreciating, supporting and investing in military families, we invest in the strength of our nation.
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