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Mobile App Helps Families with Military Life

The Department of Defense has a new smartphone mobile application to help service members and their families manage the challenges of military life.Full Story

Indiana farm creates training realism for Soldiers, agriculture teams

BUTLERVILLE, Ind. (Army News Service, July 14, 2010) -- The goats are being milked, the horse is waiting to be fed and the barn cats are rolling around with each other in the afternoon heat. Is this a scene at a family farm outside of town? Not exactly. This is an average day at the Indiana National Guard's Muscatatuck Urban Training Center Farm.Full Story

Biden Announces Pentagon Housing Assistance Program Expansion

Vice President Joe Biden today announced the Defense Department's plan to expand its housing assistance program with $555 million devoted to servicemembers forced to sell their homes at a loss due to the country's struggling housing market.Full Story

Freeman Supports her Extended Army Family

When her husband returned home from his first tour in Vietnam, Clarissa "TC" Freeman was disappointed and saddened by the reception.Full Story

Program Will Help Transitioning Troops Get Jobs

A redesigned program for service members separating from the military will help veterans better apply the experience they’ve gained in uniform, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said.Full Story

Supporting our Wounded Warriors
Read about Will's take on how to support our Warriors.
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The Role of Service Animals in Recovery
Service dogs are already being used by veterans as a unique way to cope with symptoms of PTSD.
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Red Cross: Friend to Soldiers
The American Red Cross — we’re confident it’ll be on hand to lend support when a major disaster occurs, but did you know it’s also there to help indiv...
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US North Central Region Community Support Coordinator

Comprehensive Soldier Fitness

Comprehensive Soldier Fitness

CSF LogoComprehensive Soldier Fitness (CSF) is a five-dimension program based upon decades of research designed to equip Soldiers and their families as well as civilians for the environments they may encounter as part of sustained operations. To learn about the program, visit the U.S. Army site for Comprehensive Soldier Fitness.

Soldier Fitness Tracker

Various tools are available for participating Soliders, their families, and Department of Army Civilians to use, including the Soldier Fitness Tracker.

Soldier Fitness Tracker - Soldier Fitness Tracker For Families - Soldier Fitness Tracker for DA Civilians

Additional Information and Links

Army Physical Fitness Research Institute
U.S. Army Hooah 4 Health



"Welcome Home Joe" from JC Penny and Joseph Abboud
JC Penney Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

IAVA has partnered with JCPenney and Joseph Abboud to launch “Welcome Home Joe,” a national campaign that provides Iraq and Afghanistan veterans with $1 million in certificates to purchase professional attire as they transition to the civilian workforce.

With over two million servicemen and women who deployed as part of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom, Welcome Home Joe seeks to honor and help support America’s next generation of veterans as they pursue career opportunities after their military service. The Welcome Home Joe program materials feature real veterans and IAVA members who describe their military experiences in a video diary filmed during a photo shoot for JOE Joseph Abboud apparel. You can view footage from the shoot and read more about some of the military servicemembers who served overseas by visiting http://www.jcp.com/welcomehomejoe.



Community Partnerships

Community Partnerships

Our Community Support Coordinators have established key legal and financial partnerships that will help make your life as a member of the Army Family better!



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Date: August 25, 2011

More than 3,000 Army and Air National Guard officers and enlisted members from across the United States will begin arriving in Milwaukee today (Aug. 25) for the 133rd National Guard Association of the United States (NGAUS) General Conference and Exhibition, held at the Frontier Airlines Center and hosted by the Wisconsin National Guard.

"It is an honor and a privilege to welcome our fellow Guard members to Milwaukee," said Maj. Gen. Don Dunbar, adjutant general of Wisconsin. "This conference offers a great opportunity to learn from each other, renew old friendships and start new ones."

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