Long Military Deployments and Families

Sara Manzano-Diaz began spoke about military women who suffer with emotional and psychological problems. She outlined the Obama… read more

Sara Manzano-Diaz began spoke about military women who suffer with emotional and psychological problems. She outlined the Obama administration’s priorities for the women’s bureau including helping homeless women vets. 

Other panelists then focused on military dependents. Among the issues they addressed were the impact on families of the duration of deployments and the number of deployments, noting that duration seemed to have a greater negative effect on the family well-being. They also talked about possible policy changes and services to improve family life. They answered questions from the audience. close

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Long Military Deployments and Families

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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May 10, 2010
Last Aired:
Aug 18, 2010

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  • May 10, 2010 | 7:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 17, 2010 | 6:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 18, 2010 | 8:08am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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