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In this photo provided by the U.S. Air Force, housing for service members is shown at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Thursday, April 28, 2022. Amid record-breaking spikes in rent, service members and housing activists say the Department of Defense has not adequately increased housing allowances, thereby neglecting its commitment to military families. (1st Lt. Daniel Barnhorst/U.S. Air Force via AP)

Military families’ housing benefits lag as rents explode

Housing has long been a major benefit for service members, a subsidy to salaries that trail the private sector

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Abortion bans cause privacy, financial issues for service members, despite DoD’s efforts

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While advocates await new DoD data on military food insecurity, researchers suggest solutions

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Army implements sweeping parental, pregnancy, postpartum policies

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FILE - Demonstrators gather on the steps to the State Capitol to speak against transgender-related legislation bills being considered in the Texas Senate and Texas House, Thursday, May 20, 2021 in Austin, Texas. A Texas judge on Friday, March 11, 2022 blocked the state from investigating as child abuse gender confirming care for transgender youth. District Judge Amy Clark Meachum issued a temporary injunction preventing the state from enforcing Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s directive to compel the Department of Family and Protective Services to investigate.(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

Air Force offers medical, legal help as states clamp down on trans and LGBTQ+ children

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Military spouse unemployment continues to weigh on service member families

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Service members of color face racial harassment, safety issues and more, study says

Minorities in the military are experiencing racism from their local communities, racial profiling from law enforcement and slurs from fellow service members,…

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Photo courtesy of the Air ForceAirman First Class Brandy Fraher, who is in the final stages of her pregnancy, receives an examination from Major Noreen Burke during a unit training assembly. With restrictions, non flying pregnant Reservists may participate in all UTAs and annual tours until the 34th week of the pregnancy.

Air Force expanding maternity uniform access for airmen

All Air Combat Command bases will have at least one uniform option per size and many will expand inventory.

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Erick Requadt)Senior Master Sgt. Paul Kalle, 723d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron first sergeant, speaks with a family during a Deployed Spouses Dinner Feb. 18, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The monthly event is a free dinner at Georgia Pines Dining Facility designed as a ‘thank you’ for each families’ support and sacrifice while their spouse is deployed or on a remote assignment. The dinner, occurring on every third Tuesday of the month, provides an opportunity for spouses to interact with other families of deployed Airmen, key spouses and unit leadership, as well as provide a break for the spouse while military sponsor is deployed. The next Deployed Spouses Dinner will be March 17. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Erick Requadt)

Blue Star Families will continue COVID education, support campaign into 2022

The organization provides some of the most in-depth data on the military community.

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