Author Archives: Derek Doyle

MFAN Welcomes New Board Members


MFAN Ushers in New Wave of Leadership, Adds Six Board Members WASHINGTON (December 3, 2021) – The Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN) is pleased to announce the election of Delores Johnson Davis, Gregory Frey, Catherine Hunter, Kim Joiner, James Paseur, and Daniel Thode to the Board of Directors, effective immediately. “MFAN has become a trusted…

Turning data into solutions: How MFAN is filling immediate and long-term food insecurity needs


The Congressional Military Family Caucus hosted their 2021 Virtual Summit: Taking the Pulse of Military Families During COVID-19 on October 14, 2021. The event featured subject matter experts, family members, military-connected nonprofits, and legislative leaders to discuss the challenges as well as opportunities for military communities as the country emerges out of the pandemic. Shannon…

Webinar: A Guide for the Modern Military PCS


As part of the 1 Million Meals Challenge education series, MFAN hosted a webinar with MILLIE on August 25, 2021. The live event focused on navigating a Permanent Change of Station (PCS) through the lens of today’s modern military family. Have you recently experienced a challenging PCS? Not sure where to turn for help in…

MFAN Introduces 2021-2023 Advisory Board


Military and veteran spouses selected from nationwide search to represent their communities and provide a deeper understanding of what today’s military families need and value One of MFAN’s greatest assets, the advisory board is a talented group of military and veteran spouses who are leaders, changemakers, and champions for military families in their community and…

What to expect when the tenant bill of rights takes effect


Residents who live in military housing across the nation will soon be afforded new protections under the U.S. Department of Defense’s Tenant Bill of Rights beginning June 1, 2021. What is the tenant bill of rights? In 2019, MFAN launched a survey to understand the experiences of military families living in privatized military housing. The…