Blog Posts in "Military Programs"

This is such an amazing program! Below are the details from Operation Homefront: Registration is NOW OPEN for the 2020 Back-to-School Brigade events! Operation Homefront is honored to be able to provide school supplies to our military families and help in any way that they can. Please note that this event is for DEERS enrolled military dependent children only who will be in Kindergarten through 12th grade for the 2020-2021 school year. *Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Operation Homefront is taking extra steps to ensure safety for military families. They will be following local, federal and CDC ... read more

Military spouses often are the family's chief financial officer. From managing permanent-change-of-station moves to unexpected emergencies and changes in pay, there is little doubt about the importance of understanding the unique circumstances of managing personal finances in the military life. In recognition of military spouses and the important role they have in keeping the force financially ready, The Department of Defense Office of Financial Readiness introduces MilSpouse Money Mission, a new financial education resource just for military spouses. MilSpouse Money Mission is the DOD's prim... read more

We are calling on all of our warriors to consider joining the #GivingTuesdayMilitary movement Tuesday, May 5, 2020. You may have heard of the global day of giving and unity called #GivingTuesday. As an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19, #GivingTuesdayNow & #GivingTuesdayMilitary will take place on May 5, 2020 as well asregularly scheduled, December 1, 2020. In 2019,Jessica Manfre, Samantha Gomolka, and Maria Reedmet in Washington DC for the first time in May of 2019 as all three represented their respective branch at the Armed Forces Insurance (AFI) Military Spou... read more

Exciting news from for U.S. Military Families!!! More people are now eligible to use the Tutor. com for U.S. Military Families™ program!!! To support DoD personnel and their families who are being impacted by COVID-19 disruptions, the Department of Defense MC&FP has temporarily expanded coverage of the Tutor. com for U.S. Military Families™ program to include all Active Duty, National Guard, Reserve, and Wounded Warrior service members; DoD civilian personnel; and all of their dependent children and spouses! Survivors of KIA service members plus ROTC, NROTC, and DoD Service Academy ... read more

APRIL IS DESIGNATED THE MONTH OF THE MILITARY CHILD ~A MONTH TO HONOR & CELEBRATE THE SACRIFICES, RESILIENCE AND COURAGE OF OUR MILITARY KIDDOS~ This year will be different than years past with social distancing and virtual learning. But, we can still celebrate our brave and resilient military kids. April 15th is designated Purple Up Day in HQ, Americas, Europe & Pacific. Why Purple Up Day? By wearing purple, it is a visible show of support for military kids nationwide. The color purple symbolizes "joint" in the military world, meaning "all services." In the world of color, if you combine Arm... read more