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About This Guide
This resource guide was designed to provide you with assistance in locating good sources of information as you do research on the military family. To navigate this guide, click on the tabs above, or the Table of Contents below. If you need help, please contact us.
Table of Contents
Includes suggested article and newspaper databases.
Includes links to books about military families and some selected books at Columbia College.
Includes a list of e-book databases and some selected e-books about the military family.
Lists military websites, RSS Feeds, documents, and digital sources.
Provides streaming videos from Columbia College, C-Span, and other online videos.
Introduction to Military Families: Current Controversies
"Children in military families make sacrifices and serve their country as much as anyone in uniform does.... In so many loving ways, our children quietly shoulder part of the burden, making their mom or dad understand that what they are doing is important."
Military Families Research Starter
Military families face long deployments, the challenge of one spouse remaining at home, child care concerns, and lack of community support. The nature of military service has changed, but the bravery, comradeship, and sacrifices military men and women make have remained steadfast over the centuries. The modern military has introduced support groups and organizations to help men and women overseas and their family members back home deal with their unique hardships.
Families of Military Personnel
Articles about military families.
Articles about military spouses.
Articles about military dependents.
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This guide was created by Vandy Evermon for the class in Military Studies. When the program was discontinued, the guide was updated as a topic guide. If you have any questions, contact us.