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Press Releases & Media Coverage

July 01, 2023

WHNT CBS – Survey finds over three-quarters of military families are in debt

According to MFAN, their poll found that 51.2% of military and veteran families surveyed had expe...

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May 19, 2023

Scripps News – Military salaries may be skipped or delayed if US defaults on debt

"We're seeing families having a hard time making ends meet," said MFAN's Shannon Razsadin. "They'...

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May 10, 2023

Military Times – Could troops get a 100% housing allowance Jan. 1? What that would mean

"From our extensive work on housing and food insecurity, we see a clear intersection between payi...

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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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February 17, 2023

Cox Media Group – One-on-One with Congressman in charge of new military quality of life panel

“Unfortunately, military families are currently under extraordinary pressures to secure affordabl...

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January 11, 2023

AP – Q&A: FedEx founder, veteran Fred Smith offers unusual gift

Shannon Razsadin, who leads the advocacy organization Military Family Advisory Network, said scho...

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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 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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