Author Archives: Branch Staff

21 Jun
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Contact an Ombudsman!

Want to connect with Navy families?  Contact an Ombudsman! Ombudsmen are an amazing resource for Navy families, and they can provide very practical assistance to Parent Centers. How Navy Ombudsmen can help you: Communicate with Navy families about your Parent ...

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21 Jun
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Just for Military Kids, Teens, and Their Families: Child and Youth Behavioral Counseling

Did you know that military children and youth have a counseling program just for them? Child and youth behavioral counselors from the Military Family Life Counseling Program (MFLC) provide services to address the unique challenges children experience as military family ...

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22 May
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Quick Text Map Instructions

To open a map, find the “Maps” tab below the logo area on our website, branchta.org. Hover over the tab to select your region’s map from the drop-down menu, or click on the tab to see a page of direct ...

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18 May
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Changes Coming to Exceptional Family Member Program; Opportunity for Parent Centers

A new wide-reaching project will offer military families the same level of access to services across all DoD military branches and locations. Parent Centers can have an impact by sharing information. New Department of Defense (DoD) instructions highlight the importance of Exceptional ...

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16 May
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Easy way to find military connections in your location: Watch this 3-minute video!

View our new video “How to Use the Interactive Maps” that outlines easy-to-use outreach with installations in your State.  We’ve also included a number of related and useful resources for you. You’ll find them right below the video!     ...

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16 May
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Military OneSource: Info for Your Work and the Families You Serve

What is it? Military OneSource is a Department of Defense-funded program providing comprehensive information, referral and assistance on every aspect of military life. It is both a call center only for DoD Service Members and their families and a website ...

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24 Apr
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April is the Month of the Military Child 2017

April is the Month of the Military Child! Care of our nation’s military children helps preserve our fighting forces, and helps bolster the health, security, and safety of our nation’s families within communities. Celebrate Month of the Military Child with ...

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19 Apr
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Remembering Gold Star Kids

    For some military kids, Memorial Day has a deeply personal meaning. They belong to a special group of families that Parent Center staff may encounter: Gold Star Families. Gold Star Families have lost a loved one in military ...

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19 Apr
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When a Military Family Leaves the Military: Your Help with Civilian Services Matters

    It can be difficult for retiring service members and their spouses to find supports outside the military system.  Like all of us, they get used to the ones they’ve been using.  Can they access the doctors and supports ...

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27 Mar
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Military Children, Accommodations and College Entrance Exams

    The transition from high school to college can be a daunting experience for any teenager, however, it can be even more challenging when that teenager is part of a military family. Part of the transition process is preparing ...

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