Sunday, November 8, 2009

PLN 21

In the article “Summit Aims to Improve Family Support Programs” by Elaine Wilson, what’s important is more than 300 leaders who provide support to military families will gather next week to discuss the effectiveness of the military’s family support. The summit is expected to draw participants from all services as well as active and reserve components. The Defense Department’s military community and family policy office organized the summit in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture and the University of Maryland. I think that this is a good thing because it will give service men and women’s families more support. Defense Department and land-grant universities will review identified priorities, issues raised at the summit and feedback from family member sessions and prepare a report with recommendations on ways to strengthen the development of a Defense Department strategic plan for military family support.(DOD)

1 comment:

  1. I honestly don't know too much about military families, but I do think that more support for military families is needed. They go through so many challenges and don't have an easy life. What do you think some benefits of the outcome of the extra support will be?