Webinar

PreDeployment and the Single Service Member

Think your pre-deployment checklist is simple because you’re a single service member? Think again. This webinar will cover all the items that should be addressed —even if you’re unattached — prior to your deployment date. Let us. …

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. …

Deployment

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

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. …
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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.

Resources

Deployment – Resources

The military has your back during all phases of deployment – from pre-deployment through reintegration. Use these programs and resources to make your deployment go smoother. Pre-deployment resources Plan My. …
Essentials

Preparing for Deployment – The Essentials

Life in the military is about being ready for deployment. You may be duty-ready, but don’t overlook preparations on the home front. That includes having or updating essential legal documents, organizing your finances, creating a family care plan and designing a contingency plan in case things change. Get organized and prepared for your sake and your family’s.

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Handling a Deployment After a Recent Move

A deployment soon after a move can be challenging for a military spouse, but it also brings new opportunities to make new friends, spend quality time with your family, and become familiar with your new home and community. Military OneSource professionals can connect you with the support you need.

Deployment Basics By Service Branch

The deployment cycle is the period of time from the notification of a deployment, through pre-deployment training, through the deployment, and immediately after deployment. Every deployment cycle is different, but here are some general things to know.

Benefits

Deployment – Benefits

Military benefits and entitlements extend to service members and their families during all phases of the deployment cycle. Make sure you know what’s available.

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Spouses and Partners: Loving Someone in the Military

National Guard spouses and partners play an important role in the health and well-being of their service member. Whether it’s maintaining a household or providing emotional support, being a partner to a service member may present greater challenges as well as greater opportunities to be close to one another.

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Sesame Street for Military Families: Helping Kids Through Life’s Milestones

For many years, colorful Sesame Street characters like Elmo and Big Bird have helped children learn while having fun. The Department of Defense has drawn on these familiar friends to help children ages 2-6 through the milestones of relocations, deployments, transitions and more.

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Securing the Home Front: Deployment Paperwork Prep

Life in the military is about being ready for deployment. You may be duty-ready, but don’t overlook preparations on the home front. That includes having or updating essential legal documents. Don’t let it slip off your radar before deployment. Do it for your family’s sake.

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Getting the Most from Military Kids Connect

Military kids get to develop skill sets other kids never learn. As a parent, that’s your job — helping your kids cope in healthy ways to changing circumstances.