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Army Family Action Plan Accomplishments. 1983 - Hosted first Army wide AFAP conference 1984 - Established minimum standards for Army child care 1985 - Established Installation Volunteer Coordinators 1992 - SGLI increase - Authorized Reserve Component Family member ID card

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Army family action plan accomplishments

Army Family Action PlanAccomplishments

1983 - Hosted first Army wide AFAP conference

1984 - Established minimum standards for Army child care

1985 - Established Installation Volunteer Coordinators

1992 - SGLI increase

- Authorized Reserve Component Family member ID card

1996 - Guaranteed Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for Retirees

1997 - Developed first policy for the Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) Program

1998 - Authorized dental insurance plan for Retirees and selected reservists

- Funded student travel (OCONUS) extended to age 23

- Established Military Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) -


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2003 - Established School Liaison Officers (SLOs)

2004 - Reformed military pay table (targeted pay raises)

2005 - Lodging and subsistence for Family members of hospitalized service members

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2006 - Extended educational benefits for Surviving spouses

- Authorized dental and vision insurance coverage for federal employees

2007 - Toll-free Wounded in Action phone number; improved communication to Families

- Funded Family Readiness Support Assistants (FRSAs) to battalion level

2008 - Increased military annual leave carryover from 60 to 75 days

- Expanded Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) respite care


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Army Family Action PlanAccomplishments

2009 - Mandates state charge no more than in-state tuition rates for military personnel and their dependents

- Distribution of Montgomery GI Bill benefits to dependents

- Non-competitive appointment authority for spouses of Active Duty, disabled service members and unremarried widow/widower of a service member killed on active duty

2010 - Annual requirement for official and semi-official photographs of Soldiers

- Operations Security Training for Family members

- Expansion of Homeowners Assistance Program (HAP)

- Duration of Transitional Compensation to 36 months


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Army Family Action PlanAccomplishments

2011 - Medical entitlements for college age dependent children

- Additional categories added for Childcare fees for consistency and predictability

- Revision of procedures on OCONUS orders for Initial Military Training Soldiers with Exceptional Family Members

- Community support for severely wounded, injured and ill Soldiers and Families thru AW2 community support network

- Availability of standardized Respite Care for Wounded Warrior caregivers

- Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) rehabilitation program at Military Medical Centers of Excellence

- Funding for Reserve Component Reunion and Marriage Enrichment Classes

- Advanced Life Support Services on CONUS Installations

- Career Coordinators for Army Wounded Warriors (AW2), Family Members and Caregivers

- Elimination of Active Duty Family members prescription cost share for generic medications at mail order pharmacy

- Military Spouse Unemployment Compensation increased from 8 to 38 states and is one of top ten priorities of DoD State Liaison Office


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