MFAN Welcomes New Finance and Operations Lead, Dalena McGrew

MFAN Welcomes New Finance and Operations Lead, Dalena McGrew A constant supporter of the military community, Dalena McGrew brings two decades of expertise to the Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN). As the director of finance and operations, McGrew will manage and enhance MFAN’s operations and accounting in anticipation of continued organizational growth. McGrew joins MFAN from… Read full post

MFAN Welcomes New Development and Partnership Lead, Noreen O’Neil

MFAN Welcomes New Development and Partnership Lead, Noreen O’Neil A steadfast supporter of the military community, Noreen O’Neil brings more than two decades of expertise to the Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN).  As the senior director of partnerships and development, O’Neil will design, plan, and execute the annual fundraising plan as well as develop and… Read full post

Job Opportunity: Director of Operations and Development

We’re making a difference for military families — join us. The Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN) is seeking a full-time director of operations and development to join our team. MFANis a national nonprofit with a simple mission: connect military families to decision makers and resources designed to serve them. We are looking for a polished,… Read full post

Update on Privatized Military Housing Issue

One week ago, our organization, the Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN) released a report on the condition of privatized military housing. We want to take a moment to provide a brief update. But first, a sincere thank you to the thousands of brave military families who trusted us with your stories. We brought your experiences… Read full post

MFAN Research: Privatized Military Housing Survey Executive Summary

The mission of the Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN) is to connect military families with leaders and decision makers. We share the stories of those who serve and respond to their needs through collaboration and, when needed, program development. After hearing from military families about issues with privatized military housing last October, MFAN began researching… Read full post

Military Online Financial Education Program Hits Major Unique User Milestone, Expands Smart Investing Capabilities to Match Growing Demand

Military Online Financial Education Program Hits Major Unique User Milestone, Expands Smart Investing Capabilities to Match Growing Demand   WASHINGTON — The Military Family Advisory Network’s (MFAN) MilCentsSM, an online social learning financial education program, reached a milestone of 11,087 unique program participants in 2018, a 33 percent increase from 2017. MilCents introduces military families… Read full post

Opening: MFAN Research Intern (Spring 2019)

We’re making a difference for military families — join us! The Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN) is seeking a PT (20 hours/week) unpaid intern to assist with research focused on military families, service members, and veterans. The internship would run from January 2019 through April 2019. MFAN is a nonprofit with a simple mission: connect… Read full post

Military Family Advisory Network, SEED SPOT, and Booz Allen Hamilton Team Up to Support Military Spouse Entrepreneurs

Military Family Advisory Network, SEED SPOT, and Booz Allen Hamilton Team Up to Support Military Spouse Entrepreneurs Twenty military spouses will participate in entrepreneurship training program in Washington, DC.   Washington, DC: The Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN), SEED SPOT, and Booz Allen Hamilton have teamed up to send 20 military spouses to the SEED… Read full post

Influencers Meet in Washington, DC to Address Key Military and Veteran Family Needs

Influencers Meet in Washington, DC to Address Key Military and Veteran Family Needs. Military Family Advisory Network Hosts Solutions Summit in Honor of Fifth Anniversary WASHINGTON — The Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN), a national non-profit of military spouses, marked its fifth anniversary by convening its current and former advisory board members as well as… Read full post

TRICARE Changes: What you need to know

There are two big changes coming to TRICARE on Jan. 1, 2018. Here’s a quick breakdown of what you need to know and what you need to do. What you need to know: Regardless of whether you are overseas or stateside, TRICARE Standard and TRICARE Extra will be replaced by TRICARE Select. According to TRICARE.mil,… Read full post

Changes to Military Retirement: Who, What, When, and Why

By now you’ve heard about the impending changes to the military retirement system. We’re here to break down what it means and explain who will be affected — and when. For lots more information about military retirement and financial readiness, including training on the new Blended Retirement System, visit militaryfamilyadvisorynetwork.org/milcents Who? Service members who have… Read full post