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The MFAN blog spotlights the latest news affecting our community.

State of the State: Texas

  Military Family Advisory Network’s (MFAN) research over three years revealed that an alarming number of military families face food insecurity. One in eight survey respondents in 2019 reported experiencing food insecurity. Our data showed that survey respondents in Texas were experiencing higher frequencies of food insecurity among national respondents, with one in six families...

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A Democracy Broken: When the American Government Stops Working

Veterans’ benefits, military pay threatened as shutdown continues Each morning in classrooms around this nation, our children pledge allegiance to that American flag that is a symbol of freedom, of hope, and of promise. Yet as the clock tolled on Oct. 1, 2013, the government for which the red, white, and blue stands stopped working....

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National Hispanic Heritage Month Highlight

MFAN is proud to feature advisory board member Janet Sanchez and her organization, Esposas Militares Hispanas USA, during National Hispanic Heritage Month.

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MFAN Members Participate in White House Summit

On the eve of the federal government shutdown and the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, 10 Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN) advisory board members spent last Monday at the White House meeting with government officials and military nonprofit leaders.

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Welcome to MFAN’s Blog!

Welcome to Military Family Advisory Network’s (MFAN) blog. MFAN advisors—spouses, caregivers, veterans, and partners of veterans and service members—have a lot to share, and we’ll use this blog to:

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