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Authors of innovative study on post-9/11 military dads receive annual military family research award

The Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University (MFRI) has announced the winners of its 2021 Barbara Thompson Excellence in Research on Military and Veteran Families Award.
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Celebrating veterans on Veterans Day and every day

On Veterans Day we want to thank our veterans for their service and sacrifice to this country, without them this great nation would not be what it is today. MFRI is committed to ensuring that veterans feel honored and are supported.
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Virtual and local Veterans Day events

MFRI's heartfelt thanks go to all who have served, and whose families have served, in order to keep the United States safe and secure. In observance of Veterans Day, we share the following resources for in-person and virtual events.