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About Commander in Chief At home

Erin is a military spouse and, sometimes temporarily single mom to 4 boys. She's a writer, editor, teacher, and (Autism) mom.

Legislation Introduced to Provide Financial Support to Military Members and Their Families

The following is a press release announcing legislation that could be very helpful to military families. Financial planning is a stumbling block for a great number of service members and their families. If enacted, the new will would provide avenues … Continue reading

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Wounded Heroes Documentary

If you or someone you care about suffers from PTSD, read on… Wounded Heroes, an award-winning documentary directed/produced by filmmaker Michael Gier and released by Gier Productions, LLC, is a three-year passion project that features successful alternative treatments that give … Continue reading

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Empower Oversight Discovers Conflicts of Interest and Potential Insider Trading Enabled By the VA

From WASHINGTON —The Veterans Administration (VA) provided more than 1,200 pages to Empower Oversight in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request regarding conflicts of interest and potential insider trading. The documents confirm the Department is stonewalling congressional oversight requests.Based on whistleblower disclosures, … Continue reading

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Congress Misses Opportunity to Help Military Families By Fixing Tricare Young Adult Shortcoming

Shared from MilitaryFamily.org Most Americans get their healthcare through work – and military families are no different, earning their health care benefit through years of service. And while they make many sacrifices to do so, the quality of their health … Continue reading

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Renting Out US Property While Living Overseas

It is a recurring theme among many Americans who live abroad to rent your home while you travel. Many people do not want to give up their residence because they plan to return in the near future or because they … Continue reading

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My UnOrthodox Life- Trainwreck or Triumph?

By now, if you are in any way connected to Jewish life, you have heard of the Netflix reality show, My Unorthodox Life. I’ve seen several polemic opinion pieces about it written by people who have not actually seen the … Continue reading

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Alert: Food Assistance For Military Families

Greetings! Do you have children who aren’t receiving meals at school due to virtual learning? Are you in a military family and curious about how to access food support for your children? On Wednesday, April 28, our partners at the Food … Continue reading

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We Need You: Join The 1 Million Meals Challenge

Greetings!No military family should ever have to worry about how they are going to afford their next meal. But that is the reality for 1 in 8 of the military families who responded to our survey before the COVID-19 pandemic. Be … Continue reading

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Military Families in Texas Lead Nation in Food Insecurity

Military families in Texas lead nation in food insecurity in second national survey New study reveals startling trends about military food insecurity, finances, health, and community WASHINGTON — A new report released today by the Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN) revealed that … Continue reading

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Camp Lejeune’s Toxic Exposure Victims can Claim VA benefits and compensation

Guest Post: Toxic contamination has been identified as an epidemic at most of the U.S. military bases. Toxins arise as a result of military-related operations as well as natural or industrial sources. It has been observed that merely living on … Continue reading

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