Service Member Support

Military Life January 22, 2020

Moral Injury: The Invisible Wound of War

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Moral injury is a new term for an age-old phenomenon. It refers to the damaging effects to one’s conscience when they commit, witness or fail to prevent actions that go against their personal values. While anyone can experience moral injury, Se...

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Military Life November 14, 2019

How to Communicate with Millennial Service Members

Krystina C., Editor

Millennials are the largest generation in the U.S. labor force, and more are entering each year. As businesses change the way they connect and communicate with this generation, so must the military. How to Communicate with Millennial Service Memb...

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Military Life September 26, 2019

How TAPS Can Help after the Death of a Service Member

Erika S., Editor in Chief

The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) is America’s support group for those whose lives have been changed by the death of a loved one serving in the Armed Forces. Learn how TAPS can connect survivors to the resources they need. If ...

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Military Life September 5, 2019

Support Your Military Family with the EFMP FNA

Amanda S., Editor

For families with members who have specific medical or educational needs, the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) is a valuable asset. It works to connect you and your Exceptional Family Member (EFM) with the special therapy, training, counse...

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Military Life September 3, 2019

Army SHARP Program: Creating A Culture Free Of Sexual Assault and Harassment

Clarissa S., Editor

What is the SHARP Program? The Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) program aims to prevent sexual assault and sexual harassment in the Army. The goal is to create a cultural change across the Army that results in greater sen...

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Home Life, Military Life July 31, 2019

Educate Your Military Community on Social Media Safety

Amanda S., Editor

A military family turns to its Family Assistance Program (FAP) in times of need. From new parent support to child abuse assistance and counseling, there's an endless amount of situations where a FAP can step in with resources and reinforcements. A...

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Military Life May 14, 2019

Restricted vs. Unrestricted Reporting: Ensure Your Military Members Know Their SAPR Options

Julia S., Editor

Restricted or unrestricted reporting? No Service member anticipates becoming a victim of sexual assault – and deciding to file a report (in addition to having experienced assault) is an already stressful, emotionally taxing task. Your Service memb...

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Military Life May 9, 2019

Military Spouse Appreciation Day: How Service Members and Their Spouses Can Strengthen Their Marriage

Clarissa S., Editor

What is Military Spouse Appreciation Day? Serving in the military requires a great deal of resilience and strength, and military spouses display these qualities as well. They provide care and support to their loved ones during their acts of servi...

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Military Life May 7, 2019

National Military Appreciation Month: How to Honor and Celebrate Service Members

Clarissa S., Editor

Why is Military Appreciation Month Important? The United States Congress has designated the month of May as National Military Appreciation Month. This observance is meant to honor current and former Service members. It is a national reminder of t...

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Military Life May 2, 2019

Will You Be Safe? How to Talk to Your Kids about Deployment and Set Them Up for a Successful Separation

Erika S., Editor in Chief

Military children continuously make unique contributions and sacrifices on behalf of our country, including navigating multiple moves, frequently changing schools and shouldering multiple deployments. Deployment is often a stressful and challen...

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