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Military spouse employment program expands partnership
December 4, 2014
Defense Department official Laura Junor recalls her difficulties finding work when her husband was in the Navy.

Guard Teen Panel provides outlet for Guard youth to voice concerns
December 2, 2014
Jameson McCaffrie, left, talks with Emma Scholtes and other members of the National Guard Teen Panel during the panel’s recent quarterly meeting in Washington, D.C. The teen panel acts as an outlet for teenagers who are part of National Guard families to voice their issues and concerns about Guard programs and initiatives that affect them.

Mantastic Movember, geared to men's health, introduced in November
November 19, 2014
Mantastic Movember, a men's health campaign launched this month, has lifestyle and wellness tips geared to men.

Commentary: An Airman who waited too long to obtain crucial documents
November 4, 2014
Service members should consider legal documents and family plans to help make important decisions should they or a loved become unable to do so.

National Guard agreement with Agriculture Department will assist family outreach
November 3, 2014
Army Gen. Frank Grass, chief of the National Guard Bureau, signs a Memorandum of Understanding, which is designed to assist National Guard Families, Camp Dawson, W. Va., Oct. 29, 2014. Grass, along with Sonny Ramaswamy, director, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, signed the Memorandum of Understanding that will better enhance the health and well-being of military families.

Defense Department celebrates Military Family Month in November
November 3, 2014
November is Military Family Month. In this 2013 photo, 3-year-old Maurcellus Smith, 3, son of Master Sgt. Jamila Smith, battalion S-2 Shop noncommissioned officer in charge, 728th Military Police Battalion, 8th Military Police Brigade, performs pushups while Sgt. Guipps Laguerre, supply sergeant, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 728th MP Bn., 8th MP Bde. counts and keeps score at Schofield Barracks to celebrate the battalion's military families.

Tennessee National Guard Soldier assists colleagues beyond the battlefield
October 16, 2014
Army Staff Sgt. Pamela Pugh, a veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom and 14-year member of the Tennessee National Guard, helped two homeless soldiers in her unit get a new start in their lives. Pugh guided them to resources and various support programs that aid current military personnel, veterans and their families.

Army warns Soldiers and families to beware of predatory lenders
August 26, 2014
Soldiers are urged to take advantage of free financial counseling available at all installations, to help avoid the pitfalls that could put them under a mountain of debt.

188th Wing family named Air National Guard Family of the Year
August 18, 2014
The 188th Wing’s Barr family - Senior Master Sgt. Scott Barr, his wife Cindy and the couple’s children - were awarded National Military Family Association 2014 Family of the Year Award for the Air National Guard. Gen. Frank Grass, chief of the National Guard, left, and Maj. Gen. William Wofford, Arkansas National Guard adjutant general, right, presented the accolade to the Barrs at the national volunteer conference in Norman, Oklahoma, Aug. 13.

Gen. Grass, education secretary advise creating better higher-learning standards
August 1, 2014
Gen. Frank Grass, chief of the National Guard Bureau, was among the speakers July 30, 2014, at a military education seminar in Washington, D.C.