Military Family Resources

military familyISU Extension and Outreach offers practical, how-to education based on university research. It’s available to any resident of Iowa and is tailored to meet the needs of Iowans. Our educators, specialists, and volunteers live and work in all 99 Iowa counties.

We've gathered a list of resources related to topics of interest to military families:

From ISU Extension and Outreach...

Extension Online Store – Many publications are available for download or to be picked up at the county Extension office in hard copy. To find various subjects, use the search feature or the drop down topics – Agriculture and Environment, Families and Health, Business and Communities, Yard and Garden. 

Information and research is also available from ISU Extension and Outreach in agriculture and natural resources, business and industry, community and economic development and 4-H youth development.


From eXtension...

An interactive learning environment delivering the best, most researched knowledge from land-grant universities across America. Families can ask questions of specialists using the "Ask the Expert" feature. Webinars, blogs, Facebook and Twitter, articles and frequently asked questions are also available.

For additional information about work in Iowa with military families, contact Kim Brantner or Joy Rouse, Family Life Program Specialists.

How to Help Military and Veteran Families

A series of publications that offer information to various audiences to help them assist and support members of the military, veterans and their families. Each issue provides evidence-based guidance on how a particular group can help, with short, practical suggestions and links that point to additional resources. Printed copies in are available at cost in quantities of 100 or more. To order, contact:

The series is the result of a joint effort between the Department of Defense and the Department of Agriculture, in collaboration with the Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University and the National Military Family Association.

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