Screen Shot 2016-08-15 at 10.46.53 AM
Family & Relationships
This Commercial Will Make Any Military Dad Cry Giant Man Tears
New commercial shows the hardships of deployment on military kids.
Family & Relationships
Chris Kyle’s Widow Discusses Life 3 Years After His Death
Taya Kyle was married to “American Sniper” Chris Kyle. Here’s how she is doing three years after his death.
A second lieutenant (not the author) hugs his mother while celebrating his promotion at the commissioning ceremony.
Family & Relationships
When I Deployed To Iraq, My Mom Fought Her Own War At Home
When I returned home from Iraq in 2004, I realized the sacrifices my mother made as a single parent watching her son go off to war.
Family & Relationships
In 2005, George W. Bush Gave The Right Response To A Gold Star Mother
Donald Trump was called out by a Gold Star parent. Former President George W. Bush was too. But their responses couldn’t be more different.
U.S. military service members and civilian personnel attend the grand opening ceremony of the new commissary aboard Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, June 21, 2016.
Family & Relationships
The Pentagon Isn’t Tracking How Many Military Families Go Hungry
DoD officials have incomplete information on how many military families are using food assistance programs, a new report finds.
Brittany Jacobs and her son Christian, 5, visit the grave of her husband and his father, U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Christopher Jacobs, in Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery for Memorial Day.
Family & Relationships
What Happens When A Blue Star Turns Gold
Nothing can prepare you for the loss of a military family member, but there is hope for survivors.
Family & Relationships
The Bravest Thing I’ve Ever Done Is Become A Full-Time Parent
There's little security in being the parent who holds the family together when the other parent constantly absent.
Isaiah Leiva, a college sophomore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, shares his aspirations and gratitude with guests at the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation’s Scholarship Announcement Ceremony at the Marston Pavilion aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune.
Family & Relationships
Here Are The 6 Best Scholarships For Survivors
There are a number of scholarships that cater specifically to children in Gold Star families.
Capt. David Sasek, chief staff officer for Naval Base Ventura County, helps his daughter through the obstacle course during the Mud Run at Port Hueneme.
Family & Relationships
8 Things I Learned From My Military Dad
Living with a military dad was hard, but he taught me things no one else could.
Brand Partner
10 Things We Never Tell Our Service Members But Wish We Could
Many family members leave words to service members unspoken. Here’s what they wish they could say.
divorce  photo (1 of 1)
Family & Relationships
Getting Divorced? Here’s Where You Should File
Where you decide to file for military divorce can impact the legal processes.
Cmdr. Jeff Saville, a Navy chaplain, tours his son around the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) during a family day cruise. Bunker Hill hosted more than 180 guests to show them the operational capabilities and life aboard the ship.
Family & Relationships
Move Beyond ‘Man Up’ And Have A Real Gut Check With Your Son
It's healthy to want to engage with your son on a deep, complex emotional level.
Capt. Joe Faraone reunites with his wife, Suk, Jan. 15, 2014, at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, The Airman returned from a deployment to Southwest Asia in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Faraone serves with the 606th Air Control Squadron.
Family & Relationships
15 Things You Only Understand If Your Husband Deployed
There are parts of military family life that are universal. Here are 15 of them.
Military funeral
Family & Relationships
A Gold-Star Wife’s Message To Veterans: Honor The Fallen By Living
Jane Horton lost her husband in Afghanistan. She urges veterans on Memorial Day to honor fallen troops through living.