When the first Soldiers and Marines boarded the planes for Afghanistan in October 2001, no one was standing at the door asking them how they were do..
At the National Military Family Association, we believe in engaging with military families. That’s why we’re on social media platforms like Facebook..
Charitable giving can be a meaningful way to honor someone special. Tribute gifts given in honor of family and friends for retirements, birthdays, F..
A little known provision of military pay is called “advance pay.” Advance pay is neither an entitlement nor a guarantee, but may be an option your s..
As Father’s Day draws near, I find myself thinking about how important the men in my life are to me. The majority of them have served in the militar..
Recent articles about lavish benefits and ketchup choices have sparked many conversations in our community about the lack of understanding of the mi..
When you marry someone in the military, there are things about your life that will change pretty drastically. We all know that. How you live, where ..
The military lifestyle poses many uncertainties for families. For example, deployment orders, Permanent Change of Station Orders (PCS), or a job ass..
Craigconnects, founded by Craig Newmark of craigslist, and The Rahr Foundation are teaming up to honor military families and veterans. They’re la..
The dreaded “D” word entered our house and it’s not debt. It’s a deployment. Deployments are part of military life. Much like our peers, we are a fa..