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..
Make summer 2015 the best ever for your military child! Operation Purple® Camps are heading to a ton of new locations, with breathtaking views, acti..
The military changes people, and when that change is physical the adjustment can be especially difficult. When I first met Dave, he used to run to t..
It’s a story you may have heard—or even lived. A young girl watches her dad go in and out of the hospital due to injuries sustained at war. Yvonne B..
What’s more awesome than living for an entire decade? Most military kids might say, “Getting my own ID card!” And they’re right. Nothing is more awe..