Military Families Learning Network

Get to Know Us

The Military Families Learning Network (MFLN) Family Development Team at Valdosta State University is part of a Department of Defense (DoD) grant initiative. Our team is located in Pound Hall (Suite 2201) on VSU's North Campus and provides professionals with online training that supports work with military families. Visit the Military Families Learning Network to access our free online trainings. 

VSU's MFLN Team

MFLN Family Development team: Jason Jowers (top row, left), Dr. Kacy Mixon (top, right), Kalin Goble, (bottom row, left), and Khushbu Patel (bottom, right).


Family Development

Family Development is part of the Military Families Learning Network (MFLN). MFLN is comprised of various teams across the country, including: Military CaregivingPersonal FinanceEarly InterventionCommunity Capacity BuildingFamily TransitionsNetwork Literacy, and Nutrition & Wellness.


Online Resources

We provide FREE CE Credits for our online trainings

Contact: Dr. Kacy Mixon, Project Director, MFLN Family Development (kamixon@valdosta.edu


Upcoming Family Development Webinars


Professional Development Opportunities

MFLN encourages the formation and expansion of a skilled and collaborative network of professionals who support positive outcomes for military service members and their families through online learning opportunities such as webinars, virtual conferences, podcasts, and other online resources.

Join us in making VSU a more inclusive, military friendly campus! Explore the many opportunities available to VSU faculty, staff, and students that promote military cultural competence. 

  • Military Families Learning Network Trainings

    MFLN encourages the formation and expansion of a skilled and collaborative network of professionals who support positive outcomes for military service members and their families through online learning opportunities such as webinars, virtual conferences, podcasts, and other online resources. The MFLN Family Development team is housed in Pound Hall (Suite 2201). Click here to access free online trainings.

    Contact: Dr. Kacy Mixon, Project Director, MFLN Family Development (kamixon@valdosta.edu)

  • Green Zone Trainings

    The Green Zone Program at VSU is a training designed for faculty and staff to facilitate a culture of support for veteran and military-connected students.

    Contact: Leo “Chris” Melody, Director, Adult Military Programs (lcmelody@valdosta.edu)

    Denisha D. Allen, Coordinator, MOVES (Military Outreach and Veteran Education Services) (denallen@valdosta.edu)

  • PsychArmor Trainings Team Links

    PsychArmor Institute provides online training to assist in supporting military service members and their families. Each link is tailored to a specific VSU team. If you are on one of the following teams, click the team link to access training.

    COEHS Faculty/Staff

    MFT Graduate Students

    GAP│Guide∙Advocate∙Prepare

    Contact: Kalin Goble, Programming Coordinator for MFLN Family Development (kmgoble@valdosta.edu)