Military programs are governed by federal law, Department of Defense policy and additional policies specific to the branches of service. The below is an excerpt from federal law that governs wounded warrior care in the military.
Public Law 111-84: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010, October 28, 2009 This act authorizes appropriations for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes. This act also establishes the Recovering Warrior Taskforce.
Domestic Violence Awareness Month, or DVAM, is observed each October to raise community awareness and highlight Department of Defense, or DoD, and civilian resources available to build healthy relationships, support victims and children, and promote offender accountability. The Family Advocacy Program, or FAP, is DoD's lead agency and part of the coordinated community response to domestic violence in the military. Check out this toolkit to learn more.
When voting season comes around, it's easy to think up reasons not to go to the polls. We can convince ourselves with excuses like "I'm too busy," or "I don’t know where to send my ballot," or, an all-time favorite, "My vote doesn't count, so what's the point?" It's easy to believe that in an election where millions of people are voting that one vote doesn’t matter, but this is a myth — a myth this article plans to bust!
When a loved one is wounded, it can be hard enough for children to accept, but it can be especially difficult to talk about with their friends. Keeping open lines of communication at home is key. Kids' actions and reactions may mirror those of the adults around them, so establishing a level of comfort surrounding the injury and the changes it brings is important. Find out more here.
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