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Alaska’s most funded brand is a $99 million gym in Fort Wainwright. Officials say this will promote military mental health.

Fort Wainwright military base, photographed September 9, 2015. (Loren Holmes/DNA) WASHINGTON — Alaska’s most expensive project on the federal spending bill funds a $99 million gym in Fort Wainwright. The Fort Wainwright Physical Fitness Center annex in Fairbanks will include an indoor track and AstroTurf field that servicemen and their families will be able to […]

Sesame Workshop rolls out self-care content for military families > US Department of Defense > Story

Like many Americans, emotional well-being is something many military families have struggled with since the beginning of the pandemic, according to Sesame Workshop, which has partnered with the Department of Defense to provide information to military families through its websites and free apps. In response, Sesame Workshop has launched new digital resources for military parents […]

Elmo and Friends Help Stressed Military Families

Young Elmo usually plays rock music on his “guitar” while his father plays “drums”, but the father is not there. So he asks his mother Mae to play the drums, but she says she needs to get busy preparing garlic, tomatoes, onions and peppers for dinner. Then she changes her mind and decides to order […]

Elmo and Friends Help Stressed Military Families

Young Elmo usually plays rock music on his “guitar” while his father plays “drums”, but the father is not there. So he asks his mother Mae to play the drums, but she says she needs to get busy preparing garlic, tomatoes, onions and peppers for dinner. Then she changes her mind and decides to order […]

Military Integrated Psychology | Psychology Today Australia

Psychologists have been a vital part of the ship company on aircraft carriers since the 1990s. Source: Arlene Saitzyk, used with permission. Clinical military psychologists essentially practice in two contexts, in a traditional clinical setting (i.e., clinic or hospital) or as part of an operational unit (i.e., as the psychologist assigned to a Marine infantry […]

Military veterans and mild traumatic brain injury

Commentary Anyone who has battled a brain injury knows the frustration of downplaying their injury because they “look good” on the outside. There have been times when I wished I was missing a limb so that medical providers would take me seriously. Unless you’re stuck in the shell of a person you once knew, you’ll […]

More than 20 military bases in Florida show contamination

Over the past century, the use, storage, and inadvertent disposal of toxic substances by the United States military have been the source of enduring environmental hazards. For decades, countless military, dependents and civilians working and living on contaminated military bases were exposed to toxins known to cause debilitating health problems. While the military’s negligent practices […]

Sesame Workshop Launches New Resources to Support Emotional Well-Being for Military and Caring Families

New Sesame Street content for Military Families, created with support from Amazon Web Services, focuses on self-care strategies and ways to celebrate everyday victories (New York, NY, January 26, 2023) The interruption of the pandemic over the last three years has been challenging for children and caregivers, with additional stressors negatively impacting their emotional well-being. […]

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