Converting Coverage Under the FSGLI Program

Spousal coverage under the Family Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance (FSGLI) program doesn’t have to be permanent. Following certain life events, spouses have the option of conversion, which is a process that allows individuals to transfer their existing group coverage to an individual life policy without the need to provide evidence of good health.

Eight Tips to Keep your Family Safe this Fourth of July

The Fourth of July is filled with picnics, fireworks, family, and fun! Here are some tips on how to keep everyone in your family safe during this holiday.

Keep Kids Sharp with the MCCS Libraries Summer Reading Program

Throughout the summer months, installation libraries will host a range of free activities, programs, and the opportunity to read for prizes for school age children to encourage and support a love of reading.

We All Benefit From Playing Together: Special Olympics Young Athletes Coming to Installations

The Marine Corps Exceptional Family Member Program is excited to announce the implementation of the Special Olympics Young Athletes Program at four of our installations: Henderson Hall, Quantico, Cherry Point, and Miramar.

Single Marine Program "Days of Service" Provides Hours of Volunteer Aid

This year's Single Marine Program Days of Service Event was a huge success. Find out more about the program, volunteering, and how both can help you. 

Five Ways to Survive the Terrible Twos

Anyone with a child has some stories about the “terrible twos.” But it isn't all so bad, provided you follow these parenting tips.

New Online Resource Puts the EFMP at Your Fingertips

Beginning May 30, 2018, access to the Exceptional Family Member Program’s (EFMP) – Resources, Options, and Consultations (ROC) feature, will become available on MilitaryOneSource, making it easier for families who are not near an EFMP center or whose schedules conflict with center hours to meet and receive the assistance they need.

What is 529 Day?

Many states recognize May 29 (5/29), as 529 Day, with special promotions and contests to further add value to these accounts.

Are You Suffering From Caregiver Burnout?

Caring for a loved one can be very rewarding, but the demands can also be overwhelming. If the stress of caregiving is not dealt with properly it can take a toll on your health and state of mind. 

Celebrating the Force Behind the Force

November marks the annual celebration of National Military Family Appreciation Month. The Marine Corps recognizes the selfless dedication of its families.  Their unwavering dedication does not go unnoticed.  They are the force behind the force — families have a profound impact on the readiness and resiliency of Marines.

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