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MilitaryHOMEFRONT is the Department of Defense website for official Military Community and Family Policy (MC&FP) program information, policy and guidance designed to help troops and their families, leaders, and service providers. Whether you live the military lifestyle or support those who do, you'll find what you need.

Healthy Relationships

Healthy Relationships

Keeping relationships healthy can be challenging, but knowing how to communicate and what resources are available will help you keep in touch during frequent moves and deployments.

The Defense Department underscored its support for the work of a group of retired generals and admirals who have again called on Congress to help in reversing the nationwide trend of obesity in young people.Full Story
Beginning Oct. 1, 2012, active-duty members of the Army, Navy and Air Force will be able to contribute to the Roth Thrift Savings Plan as part of their investment planning, Defense Financing and Accounting Service officials said.Full Story
The National Military Family Association awarded its annual Support of Military Families Award to the Defense Department at a Sept. 24 reception on Capitol Hill that celebrated several longstanding supporters of military families.Full Story
With Election Day about two months away, absentee military and overseas citizen voters can enjoy a streamlined process to register, obtain a ballot and exercise their right to vote.Full Story
An Executive Order was signed directing key federal departments to expand suicide prevention strategies and take steps to meet the current and future demand for mental health and substance abuse treatment services.Full Story
MilitaryKidsConnect (MKC) is an online community of military children (ages 6-17 yr old) that provides access to age-appropriate resources to support children from pre-deployment, through a parent’s or caregiver’s return.Full Story
2012 is an election year, and it can be confusing trying to determine if and how service members and their families can vote, especially if they're stationed overseas. Full Story
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce will host 100 hiring fairs across the country with the only measure of success being jobs for the one million unemployed veterans in America.Full Story