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Army Secretary John McHugh signs a directive for the development of a "Ready and Resilient" campaign on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Feb. 4, 2013. The campaign will integrate and synchronize the multiple efforts and programs designed to improve the readiness and resilience of soldiers, Army civilians and their families. U.S. Army photo by Spc. John G. Martinez

Army Secretary John McHugh signed a directive stating that programs from resilience training to suicide prevention be part of a new “Ready and Resilient Campaign.”
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A soldier assigned to the South Carolina National Guard’s 3/49 Agribusiness Development embraces a family member after the unit's departure ceremony on McCrady Training Center, S.C., Jan. 10, 2013. The 3/49 ADT is departing to Camp Atterbury, Ind., for training before their deployment to Afghanistan where they will teach local farmers agricultural techniques to improve their lives and provide for their families. National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Jorge Intriago

Family, friends and fellow service members gathered to bid farewell to troops assigned to the South Carolina Army National Guard’s 3/49 Agribusiness Development Team.
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The Defense Department website for military children has added new features to help parents and educators explain difficult topics of the military lifestyle to children.
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A new task force will start work on a 120-day review of all family and military community programs across the Defense Department.
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First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden rededicated themselves to the Joining Forces initiative with a goal of creating a national culture of support.
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