Last week marked 100 days since the current presidential administration began. Rejoining the Iran Nuclear Deal was one policy that many expected to happen by this benchmark, but hasn’t happened. We thought this would be a good opportunity to reflect on U.S. nuclear weapons policy and why it matters to military families like us.
One of the most direct overlaps between military families and the movement to reform policing in America is the Pentagon’s 1033 program. Given the program’s relative obscurity, we think it’s important for our community to understand what it is and how it impacts us.
According to reports, President Biden is expected to announce a full withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan by September 11th, 2021. We enthusiastically commend the White House for taking this important step toward ending endless wars.
SFI’s Executive Director Sarah Streyder participated in a webinar hosted by the Veterans and Civilians Initiative to discuss The Role of Veterans & Military Families in Bridging our National Divides.
Military families deserve a seat at every table that deliberates the policies that affect their lives, whether common like housing or world-changing like declaring war. Now is the time to push for inclusion.
One of the most pressing foreign policy issues facing Congress and the White House right now is Afghanistan. Specifically, whether to fully withdraw U.S. troops from the country by the current target date of May 1, 2021.
Secure Families Initiative is honored and eager to take part in the Biden-Harris administration’s relaunch of Joining Forces. As Joining Forces starts to take its new shape, SFI is sharing four recommendations.
We kicked off 2021 with a training on the theory and strategy behind eeeeeeverything we do here at SFI. I know, pretty legit. Because this stuff is so integral to our work, we thought we’d share the highlights here.
This morning, our SFI community woke with heavy hearts. The events at the U.S. Capitol last night have cast a shameful, disturbing shadow on the very core of our democracy. We condemn this failed insurrection, and we reassert our determination to advance strong national security, and free and fair elections.
By: Janessa Schilmoeller. 2020 has been filled with unexpected challenges, and the recent election cycle was no different. This election was especially difficult for members of our military community who went to great lengths to have their votes counted. Despite the challenges of voting during a global pandemic, the United States saw record turnout, with […]