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Our Military Kids Grants

On February 24, 2014 By

Many military families are eligble to apply for a grants to pay for spring fees for sports, fine arts activities, camps, and tutoring. Report cards are coming out soon and some parents may discover their child needs a little extra tutoring help. Now may be the time to apply for a tutoring grant.

Grants are available [...]

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Military Kid Youth Round-Up

On February 3, 2014 By

The WI NG Child and Youth Program is pleased to announce their upcoming Military Kids Round-Up scheduled March 8, 2014 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. The Round-Up will be a fun filled, western themed, event focused around leadership, character and resilience.

This Round-up is open to military connected kids between 4 and 6 years of age. The [...]

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MilitaryParenting.org is a new online course, developed by the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs that provides military parents with the tools they need to strengthen their existing parenting skills and reconnect with their families. Many of the techniques in the course are specifically tailored to address the unique challenges [...]

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Give an Hour is a community partnership organization that offers free mental health services to anyone directly or indirectly (through a relationship with some in the military) that has been affected by the current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.  The goal of Give an Hour is to develop a national network of providers that are [...]

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Sesame Street has a new App for military Families! This app is available to all, at no cost. A similar download will be available for Android devices later this month.

Go to the following website to locate the App: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sesame-street-for-military/id550520652?mt=8 or access from iTunes (APP Store) search using [...]

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From a National Center for Telehealth and Technology News Release

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash., Jan. 18, 2012 – The Defense Department launched a new website today for children experiencing the challenges of military deployments.

The highly interactive website, www.MilitaryKidsConnect.org, was created by psychologists at DOD’s National Center for Telehealth [...]

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