Military families For Young Military Families, The Financial Effects Of The Pandemic Can Be Severe By Steve Walsh • Apr 9, 2020 Nick McVicker / KPBS Deployments, job losses, and the Pentagon's "stop movement" order are among the factors contributing to financial stress for troops and their families. After A Report Found The Military Often Mishandles Domestic Violence, Reforms Are Happening Slowly By Carson Frame • Nov 11, 2019 Kelvin Ringold / U.S. Army The Defense Department Inspector General found that the military handles domestic violence on base inconsistently, leading to fewer prosecutions and ongoing danger for the people who are abused. 'Every Box Was Smashed': After Thousands Of Complaints, The Pentagon Is Reforming Military Moves By Carson Frame • May 2, 2019 Andrea Cacho The Pentagon is planning to hire a single private company to oversee the moving process for military families. The current system is plagued by delays, lost shipments, theft, and a lack of accountability. For Military Spouses With Professional Licenses, Each Move Can Mean A Bureaucratic Fight By Sarah Harris • Aug 2, 2018 Sarah Harris / American Homefront When military families move, the careers of service members' spouses may grind to a halt because they lack a professional license in their new state. 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.