The Emotional Cycle of Deployment

Whether it’s your first or fourth deployment, each separation brings new lessons and challenges. Join us for a discussion of the stages of deployment, effects of deployment on the military member and the family, and tips for navigating the. …
Podcast

Managing Deployment Pay Podcast – For Single Service Members

Returning from a deployment brings opportunities to enjoy many of the things you missed while you were gone. But homecoming is also fraught with spending temptations that could quickly put you into a financial hole. Take advantage of available. …
Webinar

Making Marriage Work After Deployment

You’ve waited for the day, and it’s finally here — your service member is home from deployment. Once the whirlwind of post-deployment events slows down and it’s just the two of you again, it’s time to check in on the. …
Article

National Guard and Reserves Reintegration

You’re coming home after a deployment. It’s been a long time coming and you deserve to celebrate. But it’s important to know what other adjustments you might face post-deployment.

Military OneSource Slide Deck Presentations

Military OneSource Slide Deck Presentations Military OneSource Master Slide Deck Guide – This Military OneSource Master Slide Deck Guide is an index that will. …
Essentials

Returning Home from Deployment – The Essentials

You’re headed home after a deployment. It’s been a long time coming, and you deserve to celebrate. But it’s important to know what other adjustments you might face post-deployment, like how your children will respond to you after a long absence and how you will fit into the household routines.

Article

Strong Bonds: Building Ready Families

Strong Bonds honors and supports service members and families in the Guard and reserve components by providing offsite family and marriage retreats to strengthen your relationships and help you and your family manage the pressures of deployments and reintegration – together.

Article

Settling In: A Moving Checklist for After Your Military Move

After months of planning you have arrived at your new duty station. You’ve probably got a hundred things on your mind but putting these 10 “to-dos” on top of your post-moving checklist can make life in your new home much easier.

Article

What Transition Assistance Advisors Can Do for You

Let us serve you. Transition Assistance Advisors can connect you to Veterans Affairs benefits, health care and more, walking you through the system to get you the services you deserve.

Article

You Can Do This: Your Checklist for Living Positive While Your Partner’s Deployed

During deployment, your partner’s not the only one who has to step up and serve. Your job is standing tall here at home. The power of being positive can go a long way to supporting your spouse. You’ll find it can give you extra strength as well. Try these practical, positive tips.

Four Steps to Put Your Financial House in Order

During deployment, you may be eligible for military pay entitlements, like family separation allowance or combat pay. This is an ideal time to save money or pay off debt. Here are steps to reach your financial goals.
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Returning From Deployment: Helping Your Family Transition

Armed with the right information and understanding, reuniting with your family after a deployment can go more smoothly for everyone. Educate yourself on what to expect upon reintegration, and be patient with yourself, your spouse and your kids. Don’t be afraid to ask for help. Follow these eight tips to ease your adjustment.

Deployment

Military service providers and leaders have Military and Family Life Counseling (MFLC) resources available to them: Deployment Survival, When Siblings Deploy and more.