Army Leaders Pledge Ongoing Support of Family Programs
By Elizabeth M. Collins
Army News Service
WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2011 – Family programs remain important and their budgets will not be used to fund other initiatives, top Army leaders pledged at a family forum here this week.
Army Secretary John M. McHugh, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III sign the Army Family Covenant, Oct. 10, 2011, as wounded warrior Army Sgt. Jeremy Barnhart and his family look on. The Barnhart family was honored as the Association of the U.S. Army’s volunteer family of the year. U.S. Army photo by Elizabeth M. Collins