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New Tricare Vision Coverage

Anyone who has vision trouble or family members who do, knows how expensive it is to pay out of pocket for exams and contact/glasses. In 2019, a brand new vision benefit will be available to eligible to active duty family … Continue reading

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Coalition Formed to Address Military Family Food Insecurity

Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN) convenes top hunger- and food security-organizations to support military families facing food insecurity A newly formed coalition of service, advocacy, and education organizations has made combating food insecurity among military families a top priority. This coalition … Continue reading

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Space of Love- A Book About Living With Autism

GUEST POST Space of Love Understanding the Power of Thought and Wisdom in Living with Autism By Gayle Nobel I was helping my son in the shower this morning. It was very early and I was feeling a bit grumpy … Continue reading

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United Through Reading: Face to Face While Miles Away

By Kara Dallman Military spouses and children face many unique challenges. The frequent moves, reassignments and deployments that many families experience mean that life is never simple or routine. The resiliency and strength of parents and children alike is outstanding … Continue reading

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Influencers Meet in Washington, DC to Address Key Military and Veteran Family Needs.

Influencers Meet in Washington, DC to Address Key Military and Veteran Family Needs. Military Family Advisory Network Hosts Solutions Summit in Honor of Fifth Anniversary Press Release— WASHINGTON — The Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN), a national non-profit of military … Continue reading

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Dogs Open Hearts- Giveaway

Westley the three-legged Wonderdog entered our family’s life on Mother’s Day 2013.  The three legged bouncing bundle of joy had lived in four homes since he was born in 2010.  His first family surrendered him to rescue after he was … Continue reading

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Why Post-War Reintegration is Hard

   “When Angels Wept” In World War I it was labeled “shell shock.” In World War II it was known as “battle fatigue.” Today most of us familiar with the term “post-traumatic stress disorder.” No matter what the label, it … Continue reading

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Creed II Carries a Message of Going the Distance

“But it ain’t about how hard you hit.  It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward.”  -Rocky Balboa PCS (Permanent Change of Station) season is here.  All over the world, military families are packing up and moving to new … Continue reading

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Tasers Vs. Stun Guns: What’s The Difference

When you talk about self-defense, the first items that come to mind are tasers and stun guns. They are often regarded as one and the same but there’s a big difference between the two. Try to hold off buying tasers … Continue reading

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Deployment Book for Kids – Giveaway

In April, the National Center for Youth Issues published the children’s book: Deployment- One of Our Pieces is Missing. This is the best children’s book about deployment that I have come across during my time as a military spouse.  It covers … Continue reading

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