A Twitter chat is like a meeting on Twitter; it has a specific discussion topic and a scheduled start time. Using the hashtag #MilCents at the end of each tweet, MFAN will ask questions to a group of financial experts.
MFAN’s work has been covered in national and local print, broadcast, and digital news. Whether we’re discussing our latest research, introducing the broader public to the modern military family, or weighing in on our lifestyle, we’re committed to responsibly representing military families based on what we see in our research and what we experience firsthand.
The non-profit Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN) conducted an online survey from Jan. 30 to Feb. 6 to understand the scope of problems in military homes, following reports last year of issues with the private companies that manage base housing.Read more
According to the Military Family Advisory Network, these living conditions are all too common — despite Pentagon reports to Congress suggesting that residents are satisfied with the privatized military housing.Read more
More than 50 percent of military families living on U.S. bases found their privately managed military housing dissatisfying, with issues including black mold, vermin infestations and lead paint.Read more
The Military Family Advisory Network fielded an online questionnaire from Jan. 30 to Feb. 6 for individuals currently living in privatized military housing or had within the past three years.Read more
The Senate Armed Services Committee got an earful from military families who are forced to live in unhealthy conditions.Read more
Severe mold, asbestos and electrical hazards are among the dangers in private military housing for thousands of service members' families, according to a new survey conducted by the Military Family Advisory Network.Read more