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Intimate Partner Violence Plagued Military Couples Even Before Quarantine

MFAN Survey Finds Military Families Overwhelmingly Aware of Domestic Violence in their Neighborhoods & Social Circles   WASHINGTON — Quarantining at home through the stressors of COVID-19 has amplified issues in already problematic relationships, leading to a surge in domestic violence … Continue reading

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Military Families Struggled to Access Mental Health Care- Even Before the Pandemic

MFAN Survey Finds that Military Families are Interested in Receiving Care Through Telehealth  WASHINGTON — In newly released data, only half of the military and veteran family members who responded to MFAN’s 2019 Military Family Support Programming Survey, presented by … Continue reading

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Military Support Town Hall Meeting

Friday, March 27 White House Update, Featuring Special Guest: Jenny Korn Deputy Assistant to the President Deputy Director for the White House Office of Public Liaison Part 1: Early Childhood Education Supporting Early Child Care and Education During the COVID-19 … Continue reading

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Traumatic Brain Injury: A Military Crisis

Guest Post   Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) represents a massive underserved personal and economic burden in the United States, with an estimated $80 billion in lifetime costs alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), from 2006-2014, … Continue reading

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Military Spouse Employment

Military spouses have obstacles to employment but they are not insurmountable. It is definitely harder to get hired as a military spouse, after all, if it’s a choice between a candidate who is tied to the area, vs. a candidate … Continue reading

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Hardships and Benefits to Being Posted Overseas

Military personnel are posted either CONUS or OCONUS. This means within the Continental United States or Outside of the Continental United States. We have thousands of personnel stationed OCONUS, both on and off military bases. Horatio has been in the … Continue reading

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Lawlor, White & Murphey Announces $2,000 Scholarship for Children of Veterans and Active Duty Service Members

The Award Includes Additional $1,000 Donation to the Vietnam Veterans of America To coincide with Veterans Day, nationally regarded Florida-based personal injury law firm Lawlor, White & Murphey, is pleased to announce an annual scholarship for both current and aspiring … Continue reading

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TRICARE Pharmacy Copayments to Increase Starting Jan. 1, 2020

On Jan. 1, some copayments for your prescription drugs will increase. If you get your prescriptions through the TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery or at a retail network pharmacy, you’ll pay anywhere from $2 to $7 more starting Jan. 1. Congress made this change in … Continue reading

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Will the Military Be Cut Off From US Mail Services?

Almost a year ago, the Trump Administration declared that the United States would withdraw from the Universal Postal Union (UPU), a United Nations organization that regulates international mail delivery. The withdrawal could cause severe disruption of international mail, including military … Continue reading

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Moving As An Adventure- Guest Post

By Julianne Price Summer is here again! Popsicles, pools, parties, and—drumroll please—PCS-ing! For those of us who move more frequently than we buy new running shoes, summer transfer season is as normal as June sunburns. But just because it’s routine, doesn’t … Continue reading

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