Pandemic forcing military family support organizations to work overtime

Michelle Baldanza of the Fisher House Foundation, and the Blue Star Families CEO Kathy Roth-Douquet joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for with an update.

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Focus on military families, defense strategy changes likely coming under Biden administration

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Survey shows widening cracks in service member mental health and benefits issues during COVID

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Military families’ lives stabilizing during coronavirus, but more challenges ahead

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Military stop move order could go into August, Goldfein says

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Bipartisan coalition of lawmakers steps in to help military families paying two rents due to stop move order

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Military stop move order leaves service members paying two rents, DoD concerned about moving companies

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Alyssa Breitmayer feeds her class of one-year-olds at the Olathe Family YMCA in Olathe, Kan., Wednesday, June 24, 2015. As early childhood teachers lament toddlers too large to fit in playground swings, officials are mulling changes designed to make meals served to millions of kids in day care healthier.  (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

‘It’s impossible to get childcare during a crisis,’ military families struggle as coronavirus interrupts benefits

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All military spouses now eligible for occupational license reimbursement

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Senators introduce bills to help military spouses with employment, loans

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(DoD photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Cory Booth, U.S. Navy/Released)A U.S. Sailor reunites with his family at Naval Station San Diego, Calif., Oct. 29, 2013, after returning from a seven-month deployment aboard the guided missile cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59). The Princeton conducted maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom in the U.S. 5th Fleet and U.S. 7th Fleet areas of responsibility.

New survey paints picture of military force in need of family time

The 2017 Blue Star Families Lifestyle Survey finds military families have a new top concern: time with loved ones.

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First look: 2017 military lifestyle survey finds families feel isolated

Military families are feeling isolated in their communities and that feeling is increasing, according to the Blue Star Families’ annual military lifestyle…

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Tim Kaine

Kaine: Military spouse employment a bipartisan issue

Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) thinks Congress can help lower the 21 percent military spouse unemployment rate.

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