Getting Ready to PCS With Your Kids? Make It Fun!

Moving is stressful for everyone, not just parents. Check out more tips on easing PCS stress for you and your kids.

5 Reasons Why Your Child Should Be Playing Sports

Youth Sports programs at your installation seek to make the sports experience for all children safe, fun and healthy. Here are five reasons why you should sign your child up for youth sports today.

New Online Enrollment System Makes Servicemember Group Life Insurance Easier

When was the last time you updated your Servicemembers Group Life Insurance (SGLI)? Beginning May 1, you can keep your policy up to date online.

Changing Attitudes During Alcohol Awareness Month

Each April, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) sponsors Alcohol Awareness Month. The goal of alcohol awareness month is to help increase awareness and understanding of alcoholism, its causes, effective treatment, and recovery.

EFMP: Supporting Marines and their Families with Special Needs

You may have heard of the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) before, but do you know all that it does and how many Marine Families it touches? Read this testimonial about a Marine family who used EFMP to help nagivate the special education process and provide a map to success for their son.

Parenting From a Distance: How to Help Your Kids Through Deployment

Separations from loved ones are part of the job when you are a Marine. They are hard on everyone and can be especially challenging for children. Below are some tips to help you stay connected to your child, your young siblings, or any other children who are important to you.

Libraries Lead the Way for National Library Week

From April 8-14, MCCS libraries will observe National Library Week through a variety of activities and promotions.

Stronger Families Mean a Stronger Corps

Marine Corps Families are an integral part of our Corps. Our spouses and children play a vital role in mission success by serving alongside their Marine. We salute the resiliency, independence, and support, members of the Marine Corps community provide. 

SAAPM 2018: Participate in the SAAPM Poster Contest

The Department of Defense has kicked off its 14th annual observance of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) with the ongoing theme, "Protecting Our People Protects Our Mission." This year's theme emphasizes everyone, regardless of rank, can protect our mission by ensuring everyone is committed to advancing an environment where sexist behaviors, sexual harassment, hazing, bullying, and sexual assault are not tolerated, condoned, or ignored.

Mental Health Needs of Children, Youth, and Young Adults in Military Families

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is producing a KSOC TV webisode with DoD's Partnering For Readiness members. The topics are children's mental health and services, EFMP, and support for relocation and parental deployment.

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