military child care

Army Reserve Pilot Childcare Program

Some members of the Army Reserve can try out a Reserve pilot program designed to help soldiers find childcare during annual training and drill weekends. The pilot program is offered to Reservists stationed in eastern Iowa and western Missouri – so Reserve families in those areas can find child care while serving. Childcare Issues in… Read more »

Military Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

Update: Open Season for Military Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts runs from November 13, 2023 and ends at 11:59 pm Eastern Time, Monday, December 11, 2023 for theFederal Flexible Spending Account Program (FSAFEDS). You cannot sign up for this option outside of open season without a qualifying life event (see below.) Dependent Care Flexible Spending… Read more »

universal pre-k

DoD Asks for Universal Pre-K Funds in 2024 Budget Proposal

The Department of Defense has asked for just over $90 million in funding for universal pre-kindergarten as part of its proposed 2024 defense budget. Universal pre-kindergarten would benefit 4-year-old children attending Department of Defense Education Activity Schools (DoDEA), many located overseas. The move is not a surprise; last fall DoDEA Director Thomas Brady was quoted… Read more »

Military Childcare

Discover the various child care options and benefits available for military families. Ensure the safety and well-being of your children while you serve. Learn more.