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military families


  Military families struggle with the war at home

The emotional impact of combat on those serving in the military is well recognized. But what about the military families left behind? We profile three families to see the sacrifices military spouses and children make every day.


  Supporting military families: The Military Child Education Coalition

Need to Know attended a training session for educators on supporting children of National Guard and Reserve service members in Bridgewater, Mass. The session was run by the Military Child Education Coalition, a non-profit organization that supports military children.


  Supporting military families: Home Front Hearts

Need to Know speaks with Randi Cairns, the founder and executive director of Home Front Hearts, a non-profit organization that supports military families, which she runs out of her home in East Brunswick, N.J.


Supporting military families: The Child, Adolescent and Family Behavioral Health Office

Need to Know visits the Child, Adolescent, and Family Behavioral Health Office, which manages and develops several programs supporting military kids and families for the Army.

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