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Press Releases & Media Coverage

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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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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April 07, 2023

U.S. Congress – Strickland, Bacon, Warnock Push To Fully Restore Servicemember Housing Allowance

“Our research shows that 69.2% of active duty military family respondents carry the burden of pay...

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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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December 13, 2022

NPR – Defense bill includes funds to improve military housing, repair training facilities

1 in 6 military and veteran families were experiencing food insecurity or hunger in 2021, accordi...

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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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April 21, 2022

U.S. Congress – MFAN referenced in legislation to tackle military housing access and affordability

U.S. Representative Marilyn Strickland (D-WA10) introduced Ensuring Every Servicemember Has a Hom...

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March 10, 2022

U.S. Congress – MFAN Consulted in New Bipartisan Bill to Tackle Military Hunger

Combat Veteran and U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) led 12 o...

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