This Toolkit is a compilation of exercises and Tip Sheets to enhance an MRE class or workshop. It is intended for those working with National Guard individuals, couples and families, but many of the exercises are relevant to working with other branches of the military. View Toolkit.
This webinar explores how healthy marriage programs can coordinate with the military to serve National Guard members and their families.
Benefits of the military family lifestyle include stable income, housing, health insurance and built-in support systems. Military families are frequently self-reliant and resourceful. They have a keen appreciation for diversity and global communities and a commitment to a national mission. A service member’s desire to return to his or her romantic partner and/or family is […]
Why is it important to understand the challenges to a healthy marriage that people in the military face? Some compelling reasons come readily to mind. First of all, married military personnel represent a sizable population, and that, in itself, merits attention. Nearly one-half of the nation's military personnel are married, amounting to almost 700,000 individuals. […]
Similar to many civilian professions, the number of women in the United States Armed Services has increased substantially over the past 30 years. However, the Armed Services continue to be a male-dominated environment. Approximately 14.3% of the active duty component and 17.8% of all service members are female. At most recent count, there are 203,375 […]
Thousands of men and women of the U.S. military and Reserve protect the freedoms of American citizens at home and abroad. About 55 percent, or over 754,000 active duty military personnel, are married. This represents a sizable population that merits attention from the marriage and relationship education field. Some of the strengths often associated with […]