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Helping Military Kids Cope with Tough Times

The fatal shootings at the Fort Hood, Texas military post are tough enough for adults to grasp.

Now, imagine if you are the child in a military family and hearing news of the shooting for the first time. 243 more words

Military Families

Why Month of the Military Child? Because they deserve to take center stage.

“The flower that blooms in adversity is the rarest and most beautiful of all.” — Mulan

Edelweiss, Edelweiss…

Although this flower was made famous by the beloved musical, “The Sound of Music”, and admired for its beauty, this is no hothouse flower. 486 more words

Sesame Street Friends Help Military Children Move (From the DOD)


Moving can be challenging, especially for preschool children. Military families move often-the average child moves six to nine times between kindergarten and high school. The Big Moving Adventure mobile application, developed for the Department of Defense in partnership with Sesame Workshop, the non-profit educational organization behind Sesame Street, lets kids create a muppet friend to help through the moving process. 598 more words

Military Families

CNN: THE UNCOUNTED

One tragic number is known: 22 veterans kill themselves every day. But another is not: How many military spouses, siblings and parents are killing themselves? What is war’s true toll? 6 more words

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