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Ms. Barbara Thompson, Director of the Office of Family Policy/Children and Youth, participated in a DoDLive Bloggers Roundtable on Jan. 26. Ms. Thompson talked about the announcement from President Obama this week of new efforts to better coordinate and strengthen support of military families by the Federal government. She discussed some of the specific programs already in effect as well as what military families can expect in the future.



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Date Taken:01.26.2011

Date Posted:01.26.2011

Category:Newscasts

Audio ID:31851

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