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Press Releases & Media Coverage

August 28, 2023

Forbes – Food Security in US Military and Veterans Double National Average

According to the U.S. Department of Defense, in 2020 nearly a quarter (24%) of active-duty servic...

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July 10, 2023

Civil Eats – Food Insecurity Is Common in the US Military. Will Congress Vote to Expand Benefits?

“It’s a complex issue and we understand that, but we also believe that families should not be in ...

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July 05, 2023

NBC News – U.S. service members experience food insecurity at higher rates than the public

MFAN shares what can lead military and veteran families to the point of food insecurity and how w...

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May 30, 2023

U.S. Congress – With Food Security Programs Under Attack, Hayes Leads Legislation to Feed Hungry Veterans

“Our research has shown that food insecurity is not only prevalent among veterans, but that signi...

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March 03, 2023

Military Times Opinion – The impossible choice facing many of America’s military families

MFAN President Shannon Razsadin and National Military Family Association CEO Besa Pinchotti share...

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March 02, 2023

The War Horse – Economic Insecurity for Military Families Predates Pandemic, Inflation

While Covid-19 and the economic instability that has followed have made things harder for familie...

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January 23, 2023

13NewsNow (ABC) – Report: Veterans struggling with food insecurity issues

Disparity exists for those experiencing hunger, between post-9/11 veterans and post-9/11 retirees...

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December 22, 2022

Scripps – Some military families are dealing with food insecurity

“Military families experience a lot of the same things that families everywhere experience. But t...

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December 14, 2022

Forbes – While Contractors Make Hundreds of Billions, Military Families Struggle to Put Food on the Table

Citing statistics from the Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN), the podcast notes that one in...

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