Blog Posts in "Military Programs"

COMMISSARY CASE LOT SALES ARE HERE FOR FALL 2016 Do you love to buy in bulk? If so, the DECA Case Lot Sale might be a great opportunity for you to SAVE money. Click on your local commissary to be linked to the store's web page where you can find additional store information including phone numbers, contact information, local store information and other upcoming events. The dates below reflect upcoming Case Lot Sales. Always check with your commissary for date changes or cancellations before you go. Case lot sales may be cancelled due to weather or other events beyond our control. Commissaries... read more

Back-To-School Brigade-Operation Homefront School Supply Distribution Event ABOUT THE BACK-TO-SCHOOL BRIGADE Operation Homefront begins theirtenth season of Back-to-School Brigade ™, a nationwide school supply collection campaign. Operation Homefront is happy to announce the start of their Back-to-School Brigade where they provide backpacks and free school supplies to military families. There are over 50 locations for official events. Click Here to find an event in your area! If you don’t see an event, thanks to theirpartnership with Dollar Tree , free school supplies may be available through... read more

TRICARE covers breast pumps and breast pump supplies at no cost for new mothers, including mothers who adopt an infant and plan to breastfeed. Via Tricare.mil Website : You must have a prescription from a TRICARE-authorized physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, or nurse midwife. The prescription will state which type of breast pump you need: Hospital-grade breast pump Manual breast pump Standard electric breast pump This coverage is retroactive to December 19, 2014. If you paid out-of-pocket, you can send a claim for reimbursement. Include the following with your claim: Your pre... read more

MB is so excited to share the launch of this new initiative for military families: Sesame Street for Military Families : Transitions offers support, digital resources, and ways to help make the transition from civilian to military life. It’s an adventure and affects the whole family. Luckily, we’re in this together. If you know someone that might benefit from these tools and resources, visit sesamestreet.org/veterans . SESAME STREET LAUNCHES NEWEST INITIATIVE TO SUPPORT MILITARY FAMILIES Elmo and Rosita Report for Duty to Help Military Families Transition to Civilian Life New York, NY—(Januar... read more