Military Family Appreciation Month

This month is devoted to celebrating military families’ exceptional service, strength and sacrifice, he said. Their commitment to the nation, he added, “goes above and beyond the call of duty.”“Just as our troops embody the courage and character that make America's military the finest in the world,” Obama said, “their family members embody the resilience and generosity that make our communities strong.” http://www.defense.gov/home/features/2011/1111_militaryfamily/

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Go to Military Families Extreme Work and Extreme “Work-Family”
Military Families Extreme Work and Extreme “Work-Family”
While the U.S. military might at first glance appear to be a model of rigidity rather than flexibility, there are strong incentives to address the work-family concerns of service members and their...
http://ann.sagepub.com/content/638/1/163.abstract
Go to Passport Toward Success: Description and Evaluation of a Program Designed to Help Children and Families Reconnect after a Military Deployment
Passport Toward Success: Description and Evaluation of a Program Designed to Help Children and Families Reconnect after a Military Deployment
This paper evaluates Passport Toward Success (PTS). PTS rotates children whose military parent has recently returned from deployment through three interactive stations, where they practice skills...
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00909882.2011.585...
Go to Why Are You So Scared?: A Child's Book About Parents With PTSD
Why Are You So Scared?: A Child's Book About Parents With PTSD
Why Are You So Scared? explains PTSD and its symptoms in nonthreatening, kid-friendly language, and is full of questions and exercises that kids and parents can work through together. A...
http://www.apa.org/pubs/magination/441B084.aspx
Go to Military families struggle with the war at home
Military families struggle with the war at home
Like their parents, these kids are serving their country. Some of them have parents who’ve been deployed for much of their lives. We’d like you to meet three military families who are dealing with...
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/need-to-know/health/video-military-f...
Go to The Value of Life: Perspectives from the Undersecretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness)
The Value of Life: Perspectives from the Undersecretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness)
Dr Clifford Stanley talks about the importance of suicide prevention. Comprehensive listing of suicide prevention resources is included.
http://www.dodlive.mil/index.php/2011/09/the-value-of-life-p...

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