Family Readiness Update 

3/25/2014 2:20 PM 

The Family Readiness Update is published weekly by AUSA Family Readiness. It contains the latest news and information about family readiness programs, education and scholarship opportunities, spouse employment initiatives, military health care, legislative actions, and much more. To receive this free, email subscription, click on the button below:

 

March 25 Update

  • AUSA Military Family Advocacy Forum
  • Nominate a Family for the 2014 AUSA Volunteer Family of the Year Award
  • VA, DoD Team Up to Improve eBenefits by Migrating National Resource Directory
  • Women’s History Month
  • Family Readiness Family Forum at AUSA LANPAC Conference

March 19 Update

  • AUSA Military Family Advocacy Forum
  • USC Summer Scholarship for Children of U.S. Military Families
  • Florida GI Bill Passes
  • Officer Women Leadership Symposium (OWLS) and Career Coaching Workshop April 3–5
  • Family Readiness Family Forum at AUSA LANPAC Conference

March 12 Update

  • Nominate a Family for the 2014 AUSA Volunteer Family of the Year Award
  • Warrior Care Policy Launches New Caregiver Page
  • FT. Belvoir and GMU Looking for Military Families and Service Members to Participate in PTSD AND Depression Study
  • Military.com Military Benefits Podcast
  • 2014 Kaplan University/American Freedom Foundation Military Family Scholarship
  • Filing Taxes When a Servicemember is Deployed
  • Family Readiness Family Forum at AUSA LANPAC Conference

 

March 5 Update

  • Family Readiness Family Forum at AUSA LANPAC Conference
  • 2015 Budget Released; Effect on Military Families Outlined
  • Army Veteran Helps Hopeful Military Writers Go To Print
  • 2014 Kaplan University/American Freedom Foundation Military Family Scholarship Program
  • Blue Star Families Military Lifestyle Survey Now Open
  • 90% Discount on SAT and ACT Test Prep

February 26 Update

  • Register to Attend the AUSA LANPAC Conference Military Family Forum
  • Dempsey Seeks Feedback from Force on Budget Proposals
  • This Military Saves Week: Take Action to Improve Your Financial Situation
  • Blue Star Families Military Lifestyle Survey Open
  • Apply to be a Tillman Military Scholar

February 18 Update

  • Family Readiness Family Forum at AUSA LANPAC Conference
  • Blue Star Families Military Lifestyle Survey Now Open
  • Army Family Member Wins Team Figure Skating Bronze
  • Saving for a Child's College Education
  • Tips for American Heart Month

February 11 Update

  • Webinar to Discuss TRICARE Dental Options for Children
  • 'My Army Benefits' Website Scam Targets Soldiers, Families
  • How to Help Kids When Their Friends PCS
  • New Online GI Bill Comparison Tool Available
  • Military OneSource Offers Free Tax Filing Service and More

February 4 Update

  • Beating the Winter Blues
  • Tutor.com to Participate in Study to Determine Best Practices for DoD Programs
  • New System for Feedback on GI Bill and Tuition Assistance
  • African American Service Highlighted During February
  • Warrior Transition Hosts Free Entrepreneur Training Session

 January 29 Update

  • Dempsey: No Plans to Close Military Commissaries
  • #KeepYourPromise Conversation Continues
  • Networking for Military Spouses: Find Connections
  • Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness Launches New Army-Wide Social Media Platform
  • Writing a Résumé When You’re a Military Spouse

January 22 Update

  • Military OneSource Offers Free Tax Services
  • MOAA Military Spouse Symposia Will Be In San Antonio, Texas on Feb.12th!
  • MCEC’s The Call for the Arts Accepting Artwork Submissions from Military Children
  • DeCA Scholarships for Military Children
  • Commit to Reducing Debt and Rebuilding Wealth through Military Saves

January 15 Update 

  • TRICARE Ends Walk-in Admin Services at 189 Facilities
  • DOD Focuses on Healthy, Active Lifestyle for Kids
  • Resiliency Programs for Military Families
  • Changes to Enlisted Separation Policy Aim to Provide Soldiers Options
  • Spouse Education and Career Opportunities’ (SECO) Introduces New MyICP Feature

January 8 Update

  • AUSA Family Readiness Joins #KeepYourPromise Alliance
  • Army Emergency Relief Scholarship Application Period Open
  • Become a Military Spouse Mentor or Protégé with eMentor
  • The Exchange Promotes a Healthier You In 2014
  • Prepare for 2014 Testing Season with eKnowledge 90% Discount
  • 2014 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year Nominations Open Now