Combined Arms Institute Panel Discussion: Military Kids: They Are Not All The Same

The Combined Arms Institute's Family Collaboration Committee will recognize the Month of the Military Child with an online panel discussion, Military Kids: They Are Not All The Same, on Thursday, April 21, 4pm EDT.

During this Month of the Military Child, they want to draw your attention to some of the unique subsets of the military child population. As we bring forward the voices and needs of military children, there are often groups of children missing from the conversation. Combined Arms aims to change that and invites you to their panel discussion as they explore how the community can support children with exceptional needs, those coping with divorce and separation from the military, LGBTQIA+ children and children who have a parent/guardian serving in a training command.


Meagan Consedine, Partners in Promise
Shaina Purser, PsychArmor
Cathy Berdy, Modern Military Association
Chief Shawn Deason, Recruit Training Command


Join them to learn about:

The Exceptional Military Families Program (EFMP) which serves special education students, and what is needed to truly support families advocating for the best interest of their child.

How parental separation impacts children in military-connected families and family's with co-located parents.

The additional challenges LGBTQIA+ children in military families face and how everyone can help support this population.

Supporting children with parents in arduous or demanding command assignments.


Register here.


April 21, 2022 at 4:00pm - 5pm
New York, NY
United States
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