From elsewhere in The Post: Col. Steve Strobridge, director of government relations at the Military Officers Association of America, is discussing proposed cuts to the national defense budget and how they would affect military families online today at noon. Submit questions now.

Previous chats about military life and families:

— Aug. 10: The Mil Life: Are military kids thriving or just surviving?

— Aug. 3: The Mil Life: Bridging the gap between military families and civilians

— July 27: The Mil Life: Surviving deployment