QS Community Board

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 August 30, 2019

This Labor Day Weekend, Have Fun but Think Safety First

Heather M., Editor

Labor Day weekend should be the last blast of summer fun for families, not a time for injuries or worse. Make sure the members of your community are safety-conscious when they’re enjoying swimming and cookouts, as well as driving to and from their...

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Education, Home Life August 28, 2019

How to Spot the Warning Signs of Cyberbullying

Krystina C., Editor

Texting, apps, social media and online games are a big part of life for many kids and teens. While connecting online is cool, it also has serious risks. One of these is cyberbullying. What Is Cyberbullying? Cyberbullying is the use of technology...

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Military Life August 21, 2019

VA’s Revamped Community Care Program Aims to Improve the Veteran Health Experience

Erika S., Editor in Chief

VA encourages Veterans to get their medical care at VA facilities – but VA can’t always deliver the care and services Veterans need, where and when they need it. In this case, VA provides care through community providers. Starting this summer, ...

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Health & Wellness August 14, 2019

Immunization Awareness: Vaccinations Are Not Just for Kids

Heather M., Editor

Certain diseases – some with deadly effects – can be prevented through vaccination. August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM): During this time, encourage the people in your community to learn about what vaccines they and their family...

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Security & Preparedness August 7, 2019

Safety Tips to Help You Protect Your Family and Property from Wildfires

Clarissa S., Editor

In the U.S., wildfires cause death, injury and property damage every year. Wildfires are unplanned fires that burn in natural areas such as forests, grasslands or prairies. They can turn lives upside down and cause irreparable damage. Protect your...

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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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Education, Health & Wellness July 24, 2019

Campus Dating Safety: What Students Need to Know About Consent

Clarissa S., Editor

While most students understand that sexual assault is unacceptable, many don't know what is considered sexual assault. Students need a complete understanding of consent to create a safe campus culture. The six Cs of consent, listed below, can help...

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Health & Wellness, Home Life July 17, 2019

Prevent Mosquito-Borne Illness With These Safety Tips

Amanda S., Editor

Imagine you're sitting on a lakefront property at dusk with a cozy bonfire roaring in front of you and a rustic cabin nestled behind you. You have nothing on your mind except rest, relaxation and rejuvenation and then... buzzzzz! You are surrounde...

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