The "How to Help Series" Explained


How to Help Military and Veteran Families is a series of publications that offer valuable information to various audiences to help them assist and support members of the military, veterans and their families. Each issue provides evidence-based guidance on how a particular group can help, with short, practical suggestions and links that point to additional resources. Each issue has been carefully reviewed both by subject matter experts and military family support organizations.

The series is the result of a joint effort between the Department of Defense and the Department of Agriculture, in collaboration with the Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University and the National Military Family Association.

Each issue will be available three ways:

  • As a PDF designed for easy reading on the web available on Military OneSource on the Community Partners page
  • As a "printer-friendly" PDF designed for limited quantities available from the Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University
  • In quantities: Order 100 or more printed copies at cost from MFRI in attractive folded format. (Great for conference packets, class handouts and civic events.) For more information or to order, contact MFRI

More issues in the How to Help Military and Veteran Families series will be released every few weeks throughout the year. Check back frequently! We also welcome your suggestions about other audiences or topics you think should be added to the series!

For suggestions, questions, or to get more information, contact Mike Marn, Director of Communications at MFRI.


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