Healthy Military Children, Surprise Reunions, and a New Resource for Veterans

We are here to assist professionals with the right tools and information to keep our military families strong!

1. Forethought Recommended when Considering Surprise Reunions at Schools

Emotionally charged videos of a child reuniting with their parent who has recently returned from deployment are very popular. However, these moving and heartwarming events can carry emotional risks for military children that many of us do not consider. Before planning such events please review our blog dedicated to surprise reunions and the impacts they may have on children…

2. 5210 Healthy Military Children: Taking advantage of the strengths of Military communities to promote child health

Common values. Shared beliefs. Cooperation. Drive. Strengths like these have helped the United States Military accomplish amazing feats on and off the battlefield. Now, a new Military initiative is capitalizing on these very qualities to bolster a crucial mission: improving the health of our nation's children. Learn more by reviewing our blog dedicated to the 5210 Healthy Military Children campaign…

3. Penn State for Veterans

The new website www.veteran.psu.edu provides veterans with one place to request information about degree programs at Penn State University. In addition, information about veteran services offered across all Penn State campuses is provided.

4. Continuum of Programs

The Clearinghouse has reviewed over 800 programs that can be used to benefit military families. This year we continue to review new programs and are re-vetting programs that were placed in 2011 for new evaluations and program updates. Click here to read more, find a program, or submit a program...

5. Technical Assistance

We are here to assist you each step of the way as you work to enhance the lives of military families. We can help you consider, plan for, implement, and evaluate evidenced-based programs designed to bolster military child, youth, and family resiliency and readiness. Click here to read more, or to contact the TA team by phone, email, or through a live chat session...