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Military Affairs

Mission and Activities

The U.S. Department of Education’s Military Affairs Team (MAT) is the one-stop-shop resource for all military-connected issues from early learning through postsecondary education. MAT:

  • Advocates on behalf of military families, military-connected students, service members and veterans;
  • Communicates with national, state and local organizations advocating on behalf of the military community;
  • Supports the implementation of key education policies that impact the military community;
  • Collaborates with other local, state, and federal agencies to assist the military community; and
  • Provides technical assistance, presentations and publications related to the military community.

Key Initiatives