Family Life

January 2021 Newsletter

PCS Prep with Lauren Lauren, a certified professional organizer and Army spouse, took over our Facebook page to give her best organizing tips and tricks for #PCSPrep. Watch her video…

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Millions of Americans Face Food Insecurity. The Biden Administration Must Make Helping Them a Priority

 As 2020 draws to a close, and as we break bread with our loved ones this holiday season, we might consider turning our thoughts and prayers towards our neighbors who…

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New Initiative to Tackle Racial Inequality Faced by Military Families

The nonprofit Blue Star Families recently debuted a million-dollar Racial Equity Initiative to diversify the military- and veteran-service organization communities and ensure that military families of color feel connected, included,…

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Park City American Legion Post Lays Wreaths at the Graves of Veterans

Members of the Park City American Legion chapter laid wreaths at the graves of veterans at the Park City Cemetery.  “Remember, Honor, Teach” is the motto of the national Wreaths…

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Honoring Service Members at Starbucks this Holiday Season

2020 has been quite the year. While we all knew the holidays would likely look different this year, one thing hasn’t changed: Many military families are once again spending the…

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Here’s how Fort Bragg is helping struggling military families during COVID-19 pandemic 

Initially, Rachel Szabo was hesitant to seek help from the Armed Services YMCA’s food pantry on Fort Bragg after she lost her job in July.  After all, she said, she’s…

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Why are military families showing up at food banks? 

Even a year ago, more than one out of 10 military families said they were having trouble getting enough food. The pandemic has added to the problem and food banks…

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New program aims to study impact of racial inequality on military families and veterans

An advocacy group kicked off a $1 million initiative Wednesday to study the impact of racial inequality on military families and veterans. “The military community is not immune to the…

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$1 million initiative aims to address racial inequities to improve lives of military families 

As a four-star general weeks away from retirement, Larry Spencer pulled into one of two general officer parking spaces in front of the gym at Bolling Air Force Base in…

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$1M initiative aims to address racial inequities for military families

As a four-star general weeks away from retirement, Larry Spencer pulled into one of two general officer parking spaces in front of the gym at Bolling Air Force Base in…

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