Children A Youth Theater Production Will Tell The Story of Growing Up In A Military Family By Hannah Harris Green • May 31, 2017 Hannah Harris Green / American Homefront A west coast group is using youth theater to tell the stories of an often forgotten group of children -- kids who grow up in military families. Mother's Day Can Be Difficult When Mom Is Deployed By Bobbie O'Brien • May 11, 2017 Roldan family photo The Pentagon doesn't track how many deployed service members are mothers (or fathers). But being a parent while serving the country creates unique challenges. Seeking Flexibility Around Deployments, Military Families Turn to Homeschooling By Patricia Murphy • Aug 25, 2016 Patricia Murphy / American Homefront Homeschooling is becoming more common, and studies suggest that military parents are more likely to homeschool their kids. Army To Open First Autism Center For Military Kids By Patricia Murphy • Jun 22, 2016 Patricia Murphy / American Homefront The new center in Tacoma, Washington comes after years of complaints from service members that it’s nearly impossible to find autism therapy for their children.