The free Sesame Street for Military Families app gives service members and their loved ones the resources they need to handle challenging situations, such as deployments and homecomings. The program, developed by Sesame Street for the iPhone and iPad, features videos, articles and parent guides in both English and Spanish.
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Administered by Fisher House, Hotels for Heroes offers free hotel rooms to wounded, injured or ill service members and their families in certain situations.
Honor our Heroes aims to raise $300 million for the four service-branch relief funds that provide direct assistance to military families.
This free iPhone app helps service members and their families take control of their personal finances with videos, articles and interactive tools. It covers financial situations ranging from deployment to retirement and purchasing a home.
Frustrated with trying to figure out all the benefits you've earned through your military experiences? MilitaryBenefitsReport.com will handle the research for you. All you have to do is answer some questions.
Military families can use Sittercity for free to find childcare.
A new app from the Defense Department could help military members and their families tackle the mental health challenges they face in everyday life.
Through its America the Beautiful pass series, the National Park Service is offering free admission to federal recreation sites for military members and their dependents.
Just when you think Disney can't get any better, the company announces a plan to hire at least 1,000 veterans.
This year's NAB Show features a concert to honor the military on April 15.
The Military Interstate Children's Compact Commission aims to replace the widely varying school-record policies that affect transitioning military students with a comprehensive approach every school district can use if their state chooses to take part.
Catastrophically wounded or ill service members and people involved in their care can access the Special Compensation for Assistance with Activities of Daily Living (SCAADL) calculator to determine the amount of stipend they can receive to help cover nonmedical expenses.
A new app from the U.S. Defense Department provides wounded warriors with a comprehensive mobile resource guide. The Compensation and Benefits Handbook for Wounded, Ill and Injured Members of the Armed Forces is available for Android and iOS devices.
This partnership between Operation Homefront and Chase Bank will give at least 100 wounded-warrior, military and veterans' families their own permanent homes this year.
All applications for the $1,500 scholarships must be received at a commissary location by Feb. 24.
Promoting the idea that "Kids Deploy Too!" when they see parents go to battle overseas, Military Kids Connect offers children of the armed forces an online forum to network with others in the same situation.
Send your manufacturers' coupons-even expired ones-to the Troopons program, and they'll go to military families who can use them.
Operation Homefront is accepting nominations for the Military Child of the Year Award through January 15. Winners receive $5,000 and a trip to Washington, D.C., for a special recognition ceremony.
Medal of Honor Winner Sgt. Dakota Meyer, USMC, wants to raise $2 million to fund educational opportunities for the children of wounded Marines and Navy Corpsmen.