Words Make a Difference

The community of individuals with a disability is one of the largest minority groups in the United States and it’s important to ensure that the language we use is respectful.  

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Annual Poster Contest

The Department of Defense has kicked off its annual observance of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) Poster Contest. Get your entry in soon!

EMFP. Unleashing the Human Spirit Through the Joy of Sports

In 2018, the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) partnered with Special Olympics to implement Young Athletes, which is a program offered children with and without disabilities, the opportunity to play and learn together.

Exceptional Family Member Program Evaluation Survey Results

The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) was the subject of a comprehensive program evaluation. Here’s what you told us.

Three Tips for "Living Your Best Life"

Everyone has experienced tremendous change throughout this past year, so it’s no wonder many may feel stressed, anxious, or burned out. Applying three simple tips can help navigate these challenges and start living your best life. 

Boosting Confidence During COVID Learning

Building self-esteem is one of the most important things parents can do for their children. Self-esteem grows when children feel accepted and when they feel successful. Follow these simple strategies and watch your children become more confident in themselves.

2021 Virtual Military Spouse Career and Empowerment Expo

The first Virtual Military Spouse Career and Empowerment Expo will take place February 18, 2021, from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. EST. This live event will allow spouses to engage experts on employment and empowerment topics and gives each installation the opportunity to showcase services available.

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.

Tips for Traveling with Children

Traveling with small children can be overwhelming. Here are some tips to help keep your journeys as stress free as possible.

Alcohol, Ads, and Your Kids: How to Read Between the Lines

What can parents do to change their child’s perception of alcohol? You can use media literacy techniques (the ability to access, analyze, evaluate, and create media) to help your child view ads more critically.

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