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Family Programs Update

The Family Programs Update is published bi-monthly by AUSA Family Programs. It contains the latest news and information about family readiness programs, education and scholarship opportunities, spouse employment initiatives, military health care, legislative actions, and much more.

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July 1, 2008
  • Sesame Workshop Presents DVD Kit for Military Children and Parents
  • AUSA Book Wins First Place Honors in National Competition
  • “Army Wives” Second Season Features AUSA Chapter Members
  • President Bush Signs HEART Act into Law

  • June 15, 2008 (06/13/2008)
  • Army Family Action Plan’s 25th Anniversary
  • Five College Scholarships Awarded by the AUSA Major Samuel Woodfill Cincinnati Chapter
  • House Approves Bill to Protect Deployed Military Member’s Child Custody Rights
  • Bill Introduced to the House Would Provide a One-Time Tax Credit to Veterans

  • June 1, 2008 (05/30/2008)
  • St. Albans School of Public Service Selected Recipients of AUSA Scholarships for the 2008 Summer Session
  • Senate Passes the Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Military Spouses Residency Relief Act Introduced to the House of Representatives
  • Congress Passes Tax Benefit Act for Service Members

  • May 15, 2008 (05/19/2008)
  • Nominations Now Accepted for the 2008 AUSA Newell Rubbermaid Volunteer Family of the Year Award
  • AUSA Family Programs and the National Child Alert System Partner to Bring Military Families Discounted Rates
  • New Guide Helps Military Families Take Control of Their Finances
  • Family Medical Leave Act Expanded for Military Families

  • May 1, 2008
  • AUSA Fort Hood Chapter Distributes Over $1.6 in Contributions
  • The 2008 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Expands CRSC Eligibility
  • Bill Introduced to Establish Partnerships to Assist Underserved Veterans
  • House Veterans’ Affairs Health Subcommittee Hearing on Programs Treating PTSD

  • April 15, 2008
  • Nominations Sought for AUSA Newell Rubbermaid Volunteer Family of the Year Award
  • AUSA Hosts DeCA Patron Council
  • AUSA’s Fort Riley Chapter Supports Wounded Warriors
  • House Passes Bill to Expand Research into Traumatic Brain Injury

  • April 1, 2008
  • Children’s Book Series Available at Discount to Military Families
  • Confusion Over Provisions Related to Disability Benefits in 2008 NDAA
  • Military Mentors Sought for Grief Camps
  • Military Supporters Invited to Sponsor Families of the Fallen at TAPS Gala

  • March 15, 2008
  • AUSA and MCEC Offer Scholarship for Prestigious Summer Program
  • AUSA Chapters: Support for Soldiers and Families
  • New Law Improves Reserve GI Bill
  • Expanded GI Bill Raises Concern

  • March 1, 2008
  • AUSA Family Programs and Operation Life Transformed Partnership
  • Family and Medical Leave Act Extended for Military Families
  • New Bill Seeks to Increase Cost of Living Benefit for Veterans
  • Congressman Presses for Higher Military Pay Increase

  • February 15, 2008
  • President Urges Programs to Benefit Military Families, Wounded Troops
  • Stimulus Package Will Include Disabled Veterans
  • Military Widows Press for End to DIC/SBP Offset
  • Senate Committee Hears Testimony about VA Benefits

  • February 1, 2008
  • Last Frontier Chapter Assists FRGs and Wounded Warriors
  • Conference Addresses Military Health Care
  • 2008 Defense Authorization Bill Now Law
  • Some States Allow Soldiers to Get Ballots Via E-Mail

  • January 15, 2008
  • AUSA Chapters Support Soldiers and Families
  • VA Wait Times Scrutinized by House
  • Bill to Aid Wounded Veterans Becomes Law
  • Senate Focuses on Vets Employment Rights

  • January 1, 2008
  • AUSA Chapters Support Soldiers and Families
  • Minnesota Guard Reintegration Program to go National
  • Defense Authorization Bill Addresses Wounded Warrior Care
  • Soldier and Family Assistance Centers Go Operational in 2008

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