Wednesday, April 20, 2011

First Ladies Urge Support of American Military Families

As their husbands, Barack Obama and Joe Biden looked on, First Ladies Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden announced a national initiative to support and honor military and their families., a website community for military spouses, featured an article on this new intiative on April 12. In the article, the First Ladies note that their efforts will be based on conversations with military families and will focus on three key areas of need identified by that group: employment, education and wellness.

When is not reporting on the latest news, they are also providing support in the form of community sharing, care packages, and endless resources for families and spouses of those in the military.

One of the government supported education initiatives already in place, the MyCAA program, provides government funding for military spouses to further their education in order to seek or improve their career. To view a full list of the online business, healthcare and IT programs offered by Kaplan Continuing Education that are eligible for this funding, click here.