U.S. Armed Forces Family Supplemental Subsistence Allowance – Permanently Excluded from Income Consideration for the Child Nutrition Programs
PL 109-163 made the Department of Defense’s Family Subsistence Supplemental Allowance permanently available.
Department of Defense - Family Subsistence Supplemental Allowance for Certain Members of the Armed Forces
Included in the Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001 is a provision requiring the Department of Defense to pay certain service members and their families a Family Subsistence Supplemental Allowance so they will not have to rely on food stamps to make ends meet.
The National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2006 permanently authorizes the supplemental subsistence allowance for low-income members of the Armed Forces with dependents.