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Posted by in Family Matters on March 22, 2011
March 22, 2011
The Department of Defense Education Activity has established crisis centers to assist parents of its students and employees who are affected by the voluntary relocations from Japan and Bahrain. The centers are accessible by phone or email 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Other sites include the operational status of DODEA schools in Japan and information on school delays or closures in Bahrain.
If you’ve been affected by the relocations and would like to share your story or pass on information, please don’t hesitate to write in.
Posted by in Family Matters on November 12, 2009
By Elaine Wilson, AFPS
Nov. 12, 2009
Earlier in the week, I wrote about nine amazing spouses who opened up about their military experiences — both good and bad — during a family member panel at the Defense Department’s first National Leadership Summit on Military Families.
They spoke passionately, and sometimes heatedly, about everything from child care to health care to education, all in the hope of initiating change. They represented each branch of service and a variety of backgrounds from active to reserve, “newbie” to seasoned military spouse.
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