The Pentagon puts significant resources and effort into caring for military families, but the department lacks a coordinated approach and has failed to keep up with the population's changing demographics, researchers said in a new study published July 19. With the past two decades of war putting strain on the well-being of troops and families — stress that can affect readiness — the Defense Department wanted to review the issues facing military families. The National Academies Committee on the Well-Being of Military Families was formed to conduct the review. In Strengthening the Military Family Readiness System for a Changing American Society, the group found that, on the whole, military-connected children and families are doing well, but there are "subgroups that would benefit from greater support." Read more on Military.com.