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New 'eMagazine' keeps families in the know
April 10, 2009

DoD celebrates military children in April
April 2, 2009

Program offers confidential counseling for troops, families
April 2, 2009

Special screening of new Sesame Street program available to Illinois Guard families
March 13, 2009
Gary Knell, president and CEO of Sesame Workshop and Sesame Street's Elmo and Rosita, speaks with Elmo and Rosita during the screening of "Coming Home: Military Families Cope with Change," a Sesame Street special, at the Pentagon, March 18, 2009. Sesame Workshop, a nonprofit educational organization, has spent the past two years creating materials to help military families with young children cope with deployments, homecomings and changes.

New York Guard hosts largest "reintegration" effort yet
February 25, 2009
Air National Guard Tech Sgt. Shannon Pingitore, a member of Joint Forces Headquarters-New York Human Resources Directorate, provides Army National Guard Spec. Michael Anderson Jr. with information about full time employment opportunities in the National Guard during the New York Army National Guard Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program meeting at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center, Feb. 21.

Dad's duties to troops and tots
February 24, 2009
Tyler Dudley, left, is lovingly held by his dad, Army Capt. Brian Dudley, right, at the departure ceremony of the 363rd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company from the National Guard Armory in Coolidge, Ariz., on Saturday, February 21, 2009. The senior Dudley commands 24 other Soldiers responsible for ordnance removal in Iraq and Afghanistan for the coming year.

Illinois Guard reaches out to families of deployed Soldiers
February 24, 2009

Kentucky FRG provides hot meals to Soldiers
February 18, 2009
Family Readiness Group President Cindy Shanks shows off some home made vegetable soup to Soldiers at the 307th Maintenance Company Armory. She cooked the meal on a friend's gas stove to bring to Soldiers during the January ice storm.

Fisher House announces 2009 Newman's Own award competition
February 18, 2009

Suicide Prevention Hotline Saves Veterans' Lives
February 17, 2009