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Military Family Support

Military Family Support
Caring for military families has become a national priority with the launch of the White House's "Strengthening Our Military Families" initiative and the related "Joining Forces" campaign. This ongoing Defense.gov special report provides regular updates on all DOD and related efforts to help improve the lives of military families.


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04/18/2015

OPERATIONS UPDATEDeputy Defense Secretary Bob Work is briefed at the Joint Operations Center, U.S. Africa Command, during a visit to...

04/17/2015

LEAP AND BITEA military working dog leaps to bite a bite suit during a K-9 demonstration on Scott Air Force Base, Ill, April 17,...

04/17/2015

FIREFIGHTING TECHNIQUES U.S. sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt practice firefighting techniques during a general...

04/17/2015

DIGNIFIED TRANSFERAir Force Rabbi (Maj.) Sarah Schechter reads from the Torah while the honor guard escorts the casket containing the...

04/17/2015

DEMPSEY GREETINGArmy Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meets Emily Elizabeth Kliewer, Navy Child of the...

04/17/2015

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04/17/2015

ARRIVAL GREETINGU.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work, center, is greeted by U.S. Lt. Gen. William Garrett, deputy commander, U.S....

04/17/2015

CASUALTY EXERCISESoldiers move a simulated casualty from one building to another as part of the Combined Joint Operational Access...

04/16/2015

PENTAGON BRIEFINGDefense Secretary Ash Carter and Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, brief reporters at...

04/16/2015

WOUNDED WARRIORSPresident Barack Obama applauds wounded warrior cyclists at the White House in Washington, D.C., April 16, 2015....

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