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The DCS G-9 Army Community Partnership Office holds a Signing Ceremony for the first of it’s kind Child care Pilot Intergovernmental Support Agreement. Photo by Cpl. Aaron Troutman

New childcare pilot program expands to Army National Guard soldiers

Good things come to those who wait, the saying goes. But military officials and Upwards, the largest childcare network in the nation, just couldn’t keep the good news to themselves anymore in May: a resoundingly successful pilot program has expanded early from Army Reserve families to include Army National Guard soldiers in 20 states. “I think we’ve seen the success of what’s happening, and ...

Jeffrey Benaim, Army National Guard veteran and founder of Project Patriot 22

Army National Guard veteran runs to highlight mental awareness

An Army National Guard veteran is on a mission to make others aware of mental health resources – one marathon at a time. During Mental Health Awareness Month last May, former infantryman Jeffrey Benaim ran five marathons in five consecutive days, in each of the five New York City boroughs. He raised $2,000 for Reps for Responders, which has a mission of supporting the ...

Soldiers from Nashville’s 1130th Finance Management Support Detachment pose for a photograph at the Tennessee National Guard’s Joint Forces Headquarters prior to departing Tennessee in September, on the first leg of a year-long deployment to the Middle East. Photo by Lt. Col. Darrin Haas

Debt management tips from Tennessee National Guard’s 1130th Finance Management Support Detachment

Approximately two dozen guardsmen from the Tennessee National Guard’s 1130th Finance Management Support Detachment embarked on a year-long mission to the Middle East to support finance-related tasks for other forward deployed units.   “We have an incredibly professional and well-trained team,” said Capt. Jeffry Rennert, commander of the 1130th Finance Detachment, in a press release. “We have been working hard to prepare for this mission ...

Photo courtesy of District of Columbia National Guard

Army National Guard seeks to increase usage of military education benefits

A survey of military members and veterans revealed that more than half joined the armed services for education benefits, but one expert says tuition assistance is mostly underused and ignored. The findings, according to Institute for Veterans and Military Families, show 53% of respondents state a top motivation for military service is education benefits. Dr. Kenneth Hardy, chief of the Army National Guard’s Education ...

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