I’m not what you’d call an “outdoorsy person.” Hailing from the armpit of the country (Florida), I’ll do some water sports, but mostly live and die ..
Recently, I had the privilege of attending the National Military Family Association’s Operation Purple Camp® (OPC) for the first time. Working for N..
Not long ago, I worked at one of our many Operation Purple Healing Adventures®. This retreat is for wounded service members and their families to ce..
Summertime means BBQ, family time, and travel! And this summer, the National Military Family Association is excited to partner with TravelCenters of..
There are a wide range of emotions that happen after a service member returns home from deployment. Reunions are filled with excitement and joy that..
Yesterday, I, and several other NMFA employees and volunteers had the wonderful opportunity to attend the Invictus Games event at Fort Belvior, wher..
“Be nice to everyone, even if they are different. If they are different, they may have special qualities that you may really like.” -Awesome MilKid,..
As a military spouse I can tell you first-hand that military life is unpredictable. You are always wondering when the next shoe will drop. Will we m..
In the middle of the Pocono Mountains, families are learning to survive–and not just in the wilderness. Wounded, ill, and injured service members..
When my family was chosen to attend an Operation Purple Family Retreat®, I was excited—but also nervous. It was a great opportunity! I’d get to sp..