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  • Tips for military parents planning PCS moves with children

    Moving can be hard on military families, especially on children. Moving to a new home, going to a new school, finding new friends – it can be unsettling for kids of any age. Yet there are things that service members can do to prepare for a permanent change of station move that can make for a

  • DOD Pays Tribute to LGBTQ+ Service Members

    Pride Month is a time to celebrate progress, and also to acknowledge the challenges that remain and reaffirm a commitment to equality for LGBTQ+ people, Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen H. Hicks said during an event at the Pentagon.

  • Tips for talking to your kids about current events

    Military families have a unique connection to war, regardless of when or where it occurs. For military children – who know that their parents regularly train, prepare, and deploy for military missions as part of their job – current events can cause stress and anxiety. Streams of media images and

  • Stop, drop and roll: Not just for fires

    We expect that most people will recall the stop, drop and roll drill if their clothing catches fire, but we’ve not collectively programmed such an instinctual response to mental health challenges. It’s almost as if we need to teach a short, memorable approach from an early age so that it overrides

  • Family Day returns better than ever

    The 433rd Airlift Wing hosted its first Family Day since 2019 during the unit training assembly May 15, 2022, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.