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Press Releases & Media Coverage

November 28, 2023

KIRO-TV – Lawmakers push to expand access to food assistance for military families

“There is no scenario where if a family is struggling to put food on the table that the service m...

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November 22, 2023

U.S. Congress – Crockett, Bacon Introduce READINESS Act to Support Military Spouses and Families

“Military spouses have long been regarded as the ‘force behind the force’ enabling the service me...

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November 20, 2023

Stars and Stripes – New bill offers career flexibility to military spouses employed by federal government

"The READINESS Act will ultimately deliver on promises to better care for our men and women in un...

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October 03, 2023

The Wash – Temporary government funding still leaves some military families worried

“We need to get off this hamster wheel. We need to get out of this cycle of uncertainty around pa...

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July 31, 2023

KENS5 (CBS San Antonio) – ‘What do we do?’ Proposal aims to increase funding for military child care programs

78.8% of MFAN's 2021 survey respondents had a difficult time accessing childcare.

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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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June 11, 2023

USA Today – President Biden taking steps to help military spouses get and keep jobs

Military families move, on average, every 2.5 years, according to the Military Family Advisory Ne...

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June 08, 2023

The Georgia Sun – Warnock bill aims to restore full military housing benefits

59.4% of active duty families living off-installation pay more than $251 beyond their housing all...

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