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According to the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, one in three children is overweight or obese. Childhood obesity places children at risk for developing type 2 diabetes before even reaching adulthood. Overweight children are also at risk for high blood pressure and heart disease. Childhood obesity can be prevented and much of […]

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Have you ever heard of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), www.consumerfinance.gov? The CFPB is a governmental agency that helps the consumer finance markets work by making rules more effective, by consistently and fairly enforcing those rules, and by empowering consumers to take more control over their economic lives. The CFPB is […]

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A ‘Welcome Back to School’ message to the children of military families from the First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama.

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Students of all ages including from pre-school to college require vaccinations. According the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention (www.cdc.gov), vaccinations are one of the most important things that a parent can do for the long term health and wellness of their children. Vaccinating our children has a positive impact on our […]

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As part of the contract under which the National Guard Child and Youth Program operates, we have been asked to survey Families who have utilized Child and Youth Program resources and services from the period of 1 June 2014 to present. We are also asking for state leadership input on the program. The purpose of […]

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A FREE annual event provided for military members* (active, retired, or veteran) and their families. Attendees are invited to enjoy horseback riding, a BBQ picnic, and other activities fun for all ages. Free trail rides throughout the beautiful countryside on well behaved, healthy horses, are available for anyone over the age of five and under […]

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