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New law provides eligible Veterans and Primary Family Caregivers with access to DoD and Coast Guard commissaries, exchanges, and morale, welfare, and recreation retail services.

Commissary, Military Service Exchange, and MWR access extended to more Veterans beginning 2020

More veterans and caregivers to have eligibility The Department of Defense (DoD) is proud to expand commissary, exchange and morale, welfare and recreation retail eligibility to: Purple Heart recipients Former prisoners of war All veterans with service-connected disabilities Individuals approved and designated as the primary family caregivers of eligible veterans under the Department of Veterans Affairs Program of Comprehensive Assistance… Read more
National Military Brats Day - April 30th

Celebrities Who Are Military Brats

Today, April 30th, is #NationalMilitaryBratDay!  Today we pay tribute to the often overlooked sacrifices of the children of active duty military personnel.  Imagine never having a home for more than a few years at a time! Imagine being shuffled from location to location and school to school for (sometimes) your entire childhood… having to establish new friendship, join new sports… Read more
April Is Month Of The Military Child!

April Is Month Of The Military Child!

April is the Month of the Military Child; a time to recognize and appreciate military children for their service and sacrifice. Military children live with perpetual challenges presented by frequent moves, parental deployments, and life transitions including reintegration and dealing with profoundly changed parents. In their own way, military-connected children serve alongside their military parents. There are over 2 million… Read more

April Is Month Of The Military Child!

April is the Month of the Military Child; a time to recognize and appreciate military children for their service and sacrifice. Military children live with perpetual challenges presented by frequent moves, parental deployments, and life transitions including reintegration and dealing with profoundly changed parents. In their own way, military-connected children serve alongside their military parents. There are over 2 million… Read more

April Is Month Of The Military Child!

April is the Month of the Military Child; a time to recognize and appreciate military children for their service and sacrifice. Military children live with perpetual challenges presented by frequent moves, parental deployments, and life transitions including reintegration and dealing with profoundly changed parents. In their own way, military-connected children serve alongside their military parents. There are over 2 million… Read more
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VA Survivor’s Forum Set For April 7th

What: Survivor’s Forum for Servicemembers, Veterans, Survivors, Dependents, and Stakeholders. When: April 7, 2015 from 9AM – Noon. Where: Veterans Health Administration Conference Center 2011 Crystal Drive, Suite 150A Potomac Room A Arlington, VA 22202 The Veterans Benefits Administration, the Department of Defense’s Office of Casualty, Mortuary, and Military Funeral Honors, and other agencies will provide a briefing on benefits… Read more
Frequent Moves, Parental Deployments And Life Transitions... This April Is Month Of The Military Child!

This April Is Month Of The Military Child!

During April’s Month of the Military Child, the Defense Department recognizes the support provided by and sacrifices made by military children, said Barbara Thompson, director of DOD’s office of family policy/children and youth. Since 1983, DOD has recognized military children for the support they provide to their families. There are now 1.8 million children in the military system, Thompson said.… Read more