Resource | Policy Memos
Treatment of Family Subsistence Supplemental Allowance and National Flood Insurance Program Payments in Income Eligibility Determinations for Food and Nutrition Service Programs

This memorandum provides guidance to State administrators in making household eligibility determinations in all nutrition assistance programs administered by the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS).

Resource | Policy Memos
Update on the Department of Defense (DoD) Subsistence Supplemental Allowance for Members of the Armed Forces

Update on the Department of Defense (DoD) Subsistence Supplemental Allowance for Members of the Armed Forces

Resource | Policy Memos
Department of Defense - Family Subsistence Supplemental Allowance for Certain Members of the Armed Forces

Included in the Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001, signed into law on Oct. 30, 2000, is a provision requiring the Department of Defense (DoD) to pay certain service members and their families a Family Subsistence Supplemental Allowance (FSSA) so they will not have to rely on food stamps to make ends meet.

Resource | Policy Memos
Military Subsistence Allowance

The National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2006 (PL 109-163, Section 608), permanently authorizes the supplemental subsistence allowance for low-income members of the Armed Forces with dependents.