Military OneSource Specialty Consultations - Military Life
Need a little help navigating through the adoption process? Want to better understand your wounded warrior benefits? Is it time to explore adult disability care for your parents? Military OneSource provides support from professionally trained consultants by phone on a broad range of issues for service members, their families and survivors. Eligible members can receive an unlimited number of specialty consultations.
Understanding the Basics
Explore Your Base and Beyond with MilitaryINSTALLATIONS
You’re going to PCS or you’ve just arrived. Want to learn about activities on base? Schools in the community? Check-in procedures? Child care? A veterinarian for your pet? Or other useful information?
Ease Back-to-School Transitions with a Military OneSource Education Consultant
Whether you are considering going back to school, your 5-year-old is starting kindergarten, or your 20-year-old is heading back to college, an education consultant at Military OneSource can ease back-to-school transitions.
Life Insurance for Veterans
Life insurance is one of those things we tend to avoid. But as a service member, you’re automatically provided life insurance.
Special Needs Consultations
Special needs consultants through Military OneSource can answer your questions and concerns about the care and education of your child or adult family member with special needs.
Understanding the Current State of Travel Restrictions
The Department of Defense is changing its approach to personnel movement and travel during the pandemic. Until further notice, it is basing decisions on local conditions in specific areas. This replaces the broad travel restrictions that were in place before. Find out how this may impact you and your family.
Parenting and Teen Stress
Teens juggle many things: fitting in at school, managing classwork and clubs, the daily tidal wave of hormones, and the ups and downs of high school romances.
Military OneSource Peer-to-Peer Support: Talk to Someone Who Gets It
Military life is full of excitement, accomplishments, demands and challenges. Sometimes, talking to a peer who’s shared many of the same experiences can help you discover new solutions and make the most of your military life.
See What’s New With the Exceptional Family Member Program
Learn more about the EFMP & Me tool and other program highlights to improve the experience for military families with special needs.
Maintaining Strong Relationships: Virtual Resources Available to Military Couples
These virtual resources offer relationship support for service members and their partners or spouses during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.
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.
Report Shows MyCAA Is Linked With Higher Earnings Among MilSpouses
This report examines characteristics associated with MyCAA Scholarship application and use, scholarship plan completion, spouse employment and earnings, and service continuation of personnel married to MyCAA-eligible spouses
Make a Home Accessible With Department of Veterans Affairs Programs
If you're disabled, it is important to feel comfortable at home. Depending on your unique needs, modifications can make a big difference in your accessibility at home.
The Transformative Power of Adaptive Sports Programs
For many years, individuals with disabilities have been using sports as a therapeutic tool to overcome serious injury or illness and as a means of recovery.
How to Communicate With Children From Birth to 5 Years
The way your child communicates will change a lot between birth and the age of five, and children have a language of their own. Knowing what to expect can help you understand and respond to your child in meaningful ways.
Seven Signs You May Need Extra Help Transitioning to Civilian Life – And Where to Get It
Are you separating or retiring from the service in the near future? Are you actively transitioning to civilian life? With so many components of transition, you may feel like you could use some extra help. Maybe you’re looking for support to manage stress or logistics. Or perhaps you just need someone to give you that extra encouragement to set goals to get through your to-do list.
Take Command of Your Well-Being With a Health and Wellness Coach
Losing weight, managing stress, tackling transitions – if you're ready to make some life changes, free consultations with Military OneSource health and wellness coaches can help you set goals and create a plan to reach them.
Elder Care Support Programs
In your role as guardian to an aging loved one, you may have heard about two programs that can reduce healthcare costs and stabilize an aging parent – The Department of Veterans Affairs Aid and Attendance benefit and Medicaid waiver programs.
Understanding the Americans With Disabilities Act
The Americans with Disabilities Act has been protecting disabled people's civil rights for more than 25 years, making sure they have the same opportunities as everyone else to be part of everyday American life.
The Road Ahead at Home and Work
As a wounded warrior, you deserve the easiest possible transition from military to civilian life. A severe injury does change the way you live your life, but it does not have to change the course of your career or the quality of your home life.
Understanding Jealousy, Preserving Trust
How you and your partner deal with jealousy is crucial to maintaining trust and avoiding more serious problems.