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Press Releases & Media Coverage

March 31, 2021

CBS News – “Light at the end of the tunnel”: Military families turning to food banks receive outpouring of support

The Military Family Advisory Network said the organization will take a three-pronged approach to ...

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February 25, 2021

CBS News – Military families are increasingly turning to food banks during the pandemic

Shannon Razsadin, president and executive director of MFAN said the pandemic has "exacerbated" th...

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February 17, 2021

Military Times – Retired military may face fewer transition problems than their peers

Veterans advocates for years have emphasized the importance of community help in recovery and rei...

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June 17, 2020

Military Families Lose About $5,000 With Every Move

Military families move, on average, every 24 to 36 months, and each move sets each family back ab...

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June 03, 2020

Intimate Partner Violence Plagued Military Couples Even Before Quarantine

Quarantining at home through the stressors of COVID-19 has amplified issues in already problemati...

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May 20, 2020

Military Families Struggled to Access Mental Health Care Even Before the Pandemic

In newly released data, only half of the military and veteran family members who responded to MFA...

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May 12, 2020

MFAN Data Shows Military & Veteran Families at Risk for Loneliness

MFAN’s researchers found a statistically significant relationship between loneliness and active d...

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April 09, 2020

MFAN and R.Riveter Teach Thousands of Military Family Members to Sew Face Masks

Thousands of viewers tuned in this week to watch a face mask sewing tutorial presented by the Mil...

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March 19, 2020

MFAN Coordinates with Housing Companies to Provide Emergency Accommodations for Military Families Displaced by COVID-19

Military families are experiencing great uncertainty as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, with s...

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