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Wisconsin National Guard Youth Challenge Academy graduates 25th class of cadets
December 22, 2010
Cadet Endasha Brown is embraced by loved ones following the 25th National Guard Challenge Academy class held Saturday (Dec. 18) at Mauston High School in Wisconsin. The Challenge Academy reshapes the lives of at-risk 16- to 18-year-olds. A structured, military-style environment and state-certified teachers and counselors build cadets' academic abilities, character, self-confidence and personal discipline.

At-risk youth learn lessons, graduate from Guard’s youth program
December 14, 2010
National Guard Youth Challenge

DOD expands community-based child care options for Guard, reserve families
December 9, 2010
Department of Defense Seal

Dr. Jill Biden Conveys Gratitude to Troops
December 7, 2010
Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, talks about supporting troops during the holidays to children at a holiday event at her home at the Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C., Dec. 1, 2010.

Good Morning America chooses Missouri Guardsman as guru finalist
December 6, 2010
Master Sgt. Scott Nimmer and his wife Amy.

Dr. Biden celebrates beginning of holiday season with Guard children
December 2, 2010
Cheryl McKinley, center, wife of Air Force Gen. Craig McKinley, chief of the National Guard Bureau, talks to children of National Guard families invited to take part in a holiday tree trimming event at the official residence of the vice president, Dec. 1, 2010. During the event, children made cards for servicemembers and ornaments that will be on display at the residence throughout the holiday season. Standing with McKinley are Dr. Jill Biden, right, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, and Sheila Casey, left, wife of Army Gen. George Casey, the Army chief of staff.

Handbook helps troops' families, friends
November 19, 2010

Louisiana Guardsmen, families spend night on USS KIDD
November 17, 2010
Over 100 service members, including 28 Army and Air National Guard families, participated in Louisiana National Guard Reintegration Office’s Child and Youth Program along with Louisiana Operation: Military Kids as they welcomed military families aboard the historic USS KIDD for an overnight camp in downtown Baton Rouge, La., Nov. 12-13, 2010.

Children of deployed more likely to seek mental health care
November 16, 2010

VA officials expand support for families of low-income veterans
November 16, 2010