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Health survey will be used to provide better care, assess readiness
March 14, 2024
ROTC cadets pull a rope during a competition as fellow cadets cheer them on from the sideline in a tent.

DOD's 2025 budget request provides 4.5% raise for service members
March 12, 2024
Two people speak from podiums.

State liaisons advocate for military families throughout U.S.
February 29, 2024
A smiling sailor holds a young child as other civilians look on and smile.

Active duty spouse survey helps DOD shape family policy, programs 
February 27, 2024
A civilian holds a child clutching a rose while kissing a sailor's cheek.

DOD releases strategy to build resilient, healthy environments for service members, families
February 16, 2024
Service members wearing snowshoes and carrying ski poles traverse snow-covered hills.

DOD reduces on-base child care fees for military families
January 31, 2024
An adult smiles as children play with toys.

Taking care of service members key to recruiting next generation
January 31, 2024
Navy recruits march in formation.

Service members can now sign up for tax-free Dependent Care Spending Accounts
November 16, 2023
A service member interacts with his children who are seated on playground equipment.

DOD hosts childcare summit to give military families, providers voice
September 18, 2023
One woman holds a microphone while women are seated to her right and left at table on a stage facing a crowd.

DAF leaders, spouses reflect on changes for military families at AFA panel
September 15, 2023
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. and Mrs. Sharene Brown take part in a panel discussion about the Senior Leader Perspective at the Air and Space Forces Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Md., Sept 13, 2023. (U.S. Air Force photo by Andy Morataya)

Big changes coming to improve PCS process: Pet reimbursements will rise, one company handling all moves
August 21, 2023
A soldier places his pet dog in  the car.

Horsemanship class provides unique experience for exceptional families
July 18, 2023
Child rides a horse while her father and instructor watch.

Chairman nominee would accelerate change in U.S. military to maintain deterrence
July 13, 2023
A man in military uniform, looking to his left, smiles.

Army chief nominee cites warfighting, recruiting as top priorities
July 13, 2023
Two men sit next to each other outdoors and talk.

DOD Issues Exceptional Family Member Program policy
June 26, 2023
Mother and son interact.

Biden moves to improve opportunities for military spouses
June 12, 2023
A man sits at a small table and signs a document. Behind him are a U.S. flag and dozens of people dressed in both military uniforms and civilian clothing.

Back on track: DOD fellowship guides military spouse's workforce return
May 25, 2023
A family of five poses in front of a hillside.

Service members get extended parental leave
March 31, 2023
A graphic shows various service members and military family members.

Job search tool connects military spouses, employers
March 1, 2023
Four people in silhouette hold hands as they look at the setting sun.

DOD releases memo expanding Military Parental Leave Program 
January 5, 2023
A soldier hugs a child and a woman.