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Honoring Outstanding Military Family Readiness
Office of the Secretary of Defense (Reserve Affairs) and chiefs of the National Guard and Reserve in honoring seven outstanding military family readiness organizations during the DoD Reserve Family Readiness Award ceremony Friday in the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon.
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2017 NGB Posture Statement
Building Readiness To Meet Evolving
Global and Homeland Needs
The National Guard Joint Service Support Portal received 699,390 “hits” in FY15 representing a 31 percent increase from FY14. The portal links Service members, veterans and their families to information and assistance.Through the Joining Community Forces initiative, the National Guard integrates a web of support for more than 1.3 million reserve and active component Service members and their families who live outside the gates of military installations. The initiative links Service members, veterans and their families to federal, state and community-based resources through a network of assistance centers in communities and the National Guard web site: http:// www.joiningcommunityforces.org/ spn
A Survivor's Story
Survivor Angela Powell-Woulfe tells her story of how she overcame adversity after her father, a Michigan Army National Guardsman, made the choice to end his life. Her powerful story serves as a beacon for others to connect to as she has been courageous enough to share her story of how she fought through the tragedy of suicide to become a remarkable survivor.
Video Shot and Edited by SSG Adam Fischman