Author Archives: Branch Staff

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

Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Family Support is part of the Department of Defense-wide program that assists military families when they have a family member with special medical or educational needs. One function of EFMP Family Support is referring families ...

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16 May
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Video Toolkit: Making Connections Using the Interactive Maps

Would you like to learn how to use the Interactive Maps? Well, here is a short video explaining how the Interactive Map can be used to benefit your outreach to installations within your State.     Quick text version of ...

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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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13 Mar
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What You Should Know About the Interstate Compact

    The Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunities for Military Children addresses the unique challenges that military children experience because of frequent Permanent Change of Station (PCS) moves. This document can help military families understand how the Interstate Compact works to help make moving and ...

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13 Mar
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From The Branch’s Advisors

From The Branch’s Advisors: From time to time we’ll share relevant articles, tips, information, etc., from The Branch’s Advisory Committee. The Branch is grateful to all the time and assistance the committee members provide and to see the committee members ...

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