A Penn State Applied Research Center

Navy father holds infant daughter on homecoming.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to engage in applied research and evaluation, implementation science, education, and outreach to advance the well-being and health of military families.

Vision Statement

Our vision is to ensure United States military families are always supported by practices and programs known to be effective based on science and evidence. We want to make sure programs are implemented with quality in order to enhance readiness and overall well-being.

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