"It is so important to keep these kids in a routine, to keep them involved in activities and on track. Unfortunately, the challenges these Families face are compounded by the fact that when a reservist is called up for active duty, many times his or her income can drop substantially. So, just when the children most need these extracurricular activities, the Family can no longer afford them."
-Gail Kruzel, executive director of Our Military Children
Group helps Guard, Reserve children with after-school activities
Army Integrated Family Support Network
What is it?
The Army Integrated Family Support Network (AIFSN), working in concert with other military and civilian agencies, establishes a comprehensive multi-agency approach for community support and services. It is intended to meet the diverse needs of the Army's active, Guard and Reserve Soldiers, Families, and employers throughout the deployment cycle.
What has Army Done?
The AIFSN was initially developed by the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Command (FMWRC) in coordination with the National Guard Bureau, the U.S. Army Reserve, and the Installation Management Command's Family Programs and Child and Youth Programs.
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Information Papers with " 2008 Army Posture Statement"
- 2008 Strategic Communication Guide - Read the 2008 Army Strategic Communication Guide for key messages and updates
- Strategic Communication Coordination Group (SCCG) Workspace
- Army Public Affairs Portal
- Stories of Valor