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April is the “Month of the Military Child,” this month is a time to honor youth affiliated with the military. These silent heroes that stand behind our men and women in uniform make sacrifices every time their loved one deploys or leaves for training. This year Military Leadership has chosen the theme “Young Lives, BIG [...]

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month. According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence website, more than 18 million individuals or 8.5% of the American population suffers from alcohol use disorders. Countless family members and children suffer the devastating consequences of loving a family member with an alcohol-use disorder. In fact, 25% of American [...]

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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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