Recently, I began the rite of passage for another milestone in my life: turning 65. (And thank you to all those muttering under your breath, “I didn..
This week, the National Military Family Association joins America in celebrating Independence Day. It’s difficult to think about our Nation’s birthd..
When you volunteer for the National Military Family Association you know that you are making a difference in the lives of military families globally..
If your service member experiences a traumatic event including combat, sexual assault, or death of a loved one, he or she may have a puzzling reacti..
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..
It’s finally wedding season (hurray for warmer weather!) and we thought it’d be nice to focus on one of the most pivotal moments for military famili..
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..