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Press Releases & Media Coverage

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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January 19, 2023

MFAN, WWP Examine Support Needs of Post-9/11 Veterans, Retirees in New Report

A new report from provides insight into social determinants of whole health for post-9/11 veteran...

December 13, 2022

CBS News – Military families increasingly relying on food banks

Nationwide, at least one in six military and veteran families were food insecure in 2021, up from...

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December 02, 2022

Military Times – Allowance for the most at-risk military families begins to take shape

"How can we make it easier for families to access the support they need? Families are having a ha...

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December 01, 2022

USNI News – Tough Military Recruiting Environment is About More than Low Unemployment, Experts Say

Approximately 62.9 percent of military participants surveyed by Military Family Advisory Network ...

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November 30, 2022

VFW – Fewer Veterans are Recommending Military Service

A 2021 MFAN questionnaire shows veterans and families in recent years are less likely to recommen...

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November 17, 2022

Congress Urges Defense Secretary to Fully Restore BAH, Cites MFAN Research

U.S. Representative Marilyn Strickland (D-WA10) and 58 House colleagues called for DoD to restore...

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October 21, 2022 – Housing Allowance Shouldn’t Stop Hungry Troops from Getting Food Stamps, Senators Say

Groups like the Military Family Advisory Network all say that the issue of hunger in the military...

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October 03, 2022

Rally Point – DOD boosts housing and other resources to reduce financial pressures faced by military families

“We see the lines at our food distributions getting longer, not shorter,” she said. “This is a si...

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