Author Archives: Shelley Kimball

Shelley Kimball is a Coast Guard spouse, Army sister, and Air Force daughter. She started the first Coast Guard chapter of Blue Star Families and was selected as the 2013 AFI Coast Guard Spouse of the Year. She is especially passionate about military spouse hiring and military children’s issues.

16 indicators of military family support align with MFAN research

16 indicators of military family support align with MFAN research By Shelley Kimball, Ph.D., research director, Military Family Advisory Network. We know that when military families are healthy and functioning well, active duty members’ contributions to service are that much more effective. Now we have another way of understanding the indicators for evaluating family readiness…. Read full post

Military Kids: We’re Fine

Once a military kid, forever a military kid. My dad had a career in the Air Force, and we all moved around quite a bit when my brothers and I were children. Now that I am a military spouse myself and raising two military kids, I can’t help but reflect on what being a military… Read full post