Military Young Adult Cafe (MY-AC)

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How to submit your story:


First, please fill out the sections on personal information, family military background, and school. We won’t release ANY of your personal information, or your story, without your signed permission. 


Privacy and Permissions Statement

PAVE/Branch* will not release any of your personal information without your signed permission. This includes any images of yourself, if submitted, and information about yourself and your family. It also includes identifiable information about a parent’s military service. We want you to know that we understand and respect the need for operational security that applies to current and former military service members. 

For your security and comfort, we are happy to work with you to change any identifiable information in your story, or you may choose to change details yourself.


If you provide us with anything you create, such as a written story, a video, audio, or artwork, we will not use it without your signed permission.


If you are a parent or guardian of a young adult, or if you have Power of Attorney of your child, we will not release any information without your signed consent.


*Branch-Military Parent Technical Assistance Center is a project of PAVE, funded by the US Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs No. H328R140003. PAVE-Partnerships for Action, Voices for Empowerment is part of the Parent Center Network, a national network of organizations that receive funding from the US Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs to provide a variety of direct services for children and youth with disabilities, families, professionals and other organizations that support them. 

Personal Information












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Family Military Background & School

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Share your story! 

You can choose more than one way to share your story!


No matter which formats you use, please tell us what you want to call your story, a bit about the story (especially useful if you are submitting art) and tags to make your story searchable. Your written stories, audio, video and image files can be loaded below.



Do you have a video recording? Please follow the following instructions:

1. Create a Youtube account.
2. Load your video and make it unlisted
3. Give us your unlisted link







Our system supports YouTube, so please:


1. Create a YouTube Account

2. Load your video and make it “unlisted” 

3. Copy and paste your unlisted link below



Thanks! That's all we need!