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.
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.
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.
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.
Your spouse’s deployment doesn’t need to throw your finances off track.
Learn about the new Department of Defense requirements for deployment and redeployment during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
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’s done. Homecoming’s over. Now comes the reality of being back.
Military service providers and leaders have Military and Family Life Counseling (MFLC) resources available to them: Deployment Survival, When Siblings Deploy and more.
Whether you’re on your first tour of duty or your fourth, Plan My Deployment helps you, your family members and loved ones prepare for – and stay strong and connected – through every phase of deployment.
The anticipation of a homecoming may come with many different feelings. It is understandable that you may be feeling anxious, excited, even worried all at once. As a family member or friend, you can be a key supporter for your service member as they return home from deployment – no matter if you live nearby or far away.
When your spouse returns from a deployment with a combat stress injury or post-traumatic stress disorder, it can affect everyone in the household. To do your best for your spouse — and for you — learn more about combat stress, what resources are available, and most importantly, how to care for yourself.