Military Supports

Department of Defense resources

Military Interstate Children's Compact Commission helps children of military families in transition receive the same opportunities for educational success as other children without penalty or delay in their educational goals when transferring from a Department of Defense Education Activity school or another state.

Military K-12 Partners provides information and support to increase understanding and improve educational opportunities and outcomes for military children.

Military OneSource provides resources and support to active-duty, National Guard and reserve service members and their families 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at no cost to users.

National Resource Directory is a website for connecting wounded warriors, service members, veterans and their families with those who support them. It provides access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels to support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration.

TRICARE Extended Care Health Option is a supplemental component to the basic TRICARE program that provides support for beneficiaries experiencing cognitive delays, serious physical disability or physical/psychological conditions that result in a beneficiary being homebound.

TRICARE Autism Care Demonstration provides financial support for applied behavior analysis services for military-connected children with autism spectrum disorders.

USA4 Military Families engages and educates state policymakers, not-for-profit associations, concerned business interests and other state leaders about the needs of military members and their families.

Military-related resources

Blue Star Families was formed by a group of military spouses in 2008 to raise awareness of military family life challenges with civilian communities and leaders.

Military Child Education Coalition ensures quality educational opportunities for all military-connected children affected by mobility, family separation and transition. The coalition performs research, develops resources, conducts professional institutes and conferences and publishes resources for all constituencies.

National Military Family Association helps military family members understand and access appropriate benefits and programs.