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Hot Topics June 2006
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The Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) recognized an emerging need to provide informal support to soldiers and families in addition to the resident counseling services.

The Soldier Family Life Consultants (SFLC) program is out and will be dedicated to providing seamless; in place centralized support, for as long as it may take, to make sure that
service members and their families achieve the highest level of functioning and quality of life possible.
SFLC will engage all National Guard service members or the family member and help them understand what benefits are available.
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Personnel-in-Distress Guides Published
The Air Force Suicide Prevention Program has announced that a guide is now available to explain how to be a good wingman. more>
Supplemental Health Assessment Begins
Beginning in December, the Air Force will require all Airmen returning from deployments to complete a post-deployment health reassessment. more>
Help For Troops Calling Home
The Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) partners with AT&T to deliver call centers designed with specific military requirements in mind to give deployed troops affordable, reliable and dependable communications. more>
Free SAT/ACT Software for Military Families
A group of NFL, NFL Europe, AFL and CFL football players is donating several million dollars worth of SAT and ACT test prep programs valued at $199 each to families in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and Coast Guard for the school year 2005-2006. more>
Illinois’s new Military Family Leave Act provides 15 to 30 days of leave time to spouses and parents of soldiers called to more than 1 month of active duty. more>
Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance coverage will increase from $250,000 to $400,000 for everyone in military service on September 1, 2005. more>

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