Military Minute: The Forever GI Bill Explained

Take a minute (or two) to watch our newest video! The Forever GI Bill means big things for your education. Take a look and see how the changes affect you! Learn more!

2017 Holiday Gift Guide


The holidays are just around the corner, and the time to make those gift lists is now. Here are a few ideas for you this holiday season. For Dad Wahl’s Stainless Steel Lithium Ion Trimmer (MSRP $69.99) offers impressive features including innovative green smart-charge technology, which shuts the unit off after it is fully charged. […]

U.S and Allies Newest Joint Operation: The Veteran Front


When I was deployed to the Middle East I served along side a British tank unit.  These joint military operations have been the norm for many years and seem to be growing more frequent as our military’s mission evolves internationally. Now, that kind of military cooperation is moving beyond the battlefield. Allies are taking learnings […]

Budget-Friendly Holiday Shopping Strategies


by Janet Farley Oops! You blinked and now the holidays are right around the corner. If you haven’t been faithfully stashing cash in a holiday fund throughout the year to offset gift-giving costs now, don’t panic. We have you covered with these budget friendly shopping strategies. Make a list. Shorten the list. You may have […]

Military Minute – The Forever GI Bill Explained


Take a minute (or two) to watch our newest video! The Forever GI Bill means big things for your education. Take a look and see:

Trump Signs “Forever” G.I. Bill into Law


by Jennifer G. Williams and Bianca Strzalkowski When President Donald Trump signed into law the “Forever” G.I. Bill in August, he greatly expanded the education benefits for service members and veterans in all services and branches — and extended eligibility to some of those previously excluded. “Our commitment to support and care for the men […]

Second Lady Makes Military Families, Art Therapy Top Priorities


by Bianca Strzalkowski Military families have a new champion in Washington D.C. Second Lady Karen Pence, wife of Vice President Mike Pence, is settling into her new national — and global — role with two priorities at the forefront: military families and art therapy. She explains that she is taking hold of the chance to […]

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National Guard Units from Several States Come Together


by Jennifer G. Williams Hurricane Harvey slowly made its way ashore in August, racking up record after record in the process. In the end, Harvey may become the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history. The storm set a rainfall record for any tropical storm or hurricane in the lower 48 states, with rainfall totals hitting […]

Mrs. Pence Hosts Art Therapists Specializing in TBI, PTSD


By Bianca Strzalkowski WASHINGTON, D.C. — Second Lady Karen Pence hosted an event this week for attendees of a summit on creative arts therapies for military patients. The Creative Forces Clinical Research Summit, part of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Military Healing Arts Network, is a collaborative effort that includes the Departments of […]

Military Families Magazine – October 2017


Download this Military Families Magazine digital edition now or view past issues in our Digital Archive! In this issue: Second Lady Karen Pence – On Being a Military Mom, Military Families, and Art Therapy Off Duty: Hobbies in the Military The New BRS and Military Marriage and Divorce Open Season: Hunting and Fishing on Military Installations And […]