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Celebrating National Veterans and Military
Families Month

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What’s Amazing About Military Families? Everything!

Everything you do means everything to us. Your sacrifice and resilience, but also your letters, your calls and your homecoming hugs. Thanks for everything – this month is for you.

We’re hosting special events and offering family appreciation kits to celebrate and support you: the families and veterans who form the heart of the military community. Keep scrolling to join the celebration.

Sign up for Military OneSource and get a kit full of freebies for family fun and wellness.

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November Events: Fun for the Whole MilFam

Join us on Facebook live for fun, family-friendly events all month long.

Sleep Strategies for Stress »
Thursday, Nov. 5 at noon EST
Get expert tips for snoozing even when things get stressful.

Family Fact-Finding: Explore »
Tuesday, Nov. 10 at noon EST
Check out this resource from the MWR Digital Library and trace the roots of your family tree.

Family Picture Day »
Thursday, Nov. 19, 2 p.m. EST
Get expert advice on how to take the best photo of your MilFam just in time for the holidays.

Easy and Nutritious Meals for Your MilFam »
Friday, Nov. 20 at noon EST
Get kid-friendly recipes that are easy to make and pack a nutritious punch.

Storytime with Bella (ages 3-6) »
Tuesday, Nov. 17 at noon EST
Settle in with your little ones to enjoy storytime with Bella Mollison.

Storytime with Ryan (ages 7-10) »
Thursday, Nov. 19, 5 p.m. EST
Corral your older kiddos for an exciting story with Ryan Walker.

MilSpouse Secrets »
Thursday, Nov. 19 at noon EST
Real MilSpouses share real advice on PCSing, military relationships, parenting MilKids and more.

Get a Free Family Appreciation Kit

Every family appreciation kit includes these giveways for fun and wellness:

  • Mouse pad
  • Luggage tag
  • Chill drill
  • Commissary bag
  • Phone wallet stand

To order your free kit, create or log in to your free Military OneSource account, using the options below.

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Already logged in? Order your kit now.

Military Family Appreciation Kits are individually assembled and may take longer than normal to ship. Kits are available on a first come, first served basis starting on Nov. 1, 2020.

How to Create a New Account

  1. Click the "Create an Account" button.
  2. Click the "Register Now" link on the right side of the login page.
  3. Complete all necessary profile information.
  4. Verify your account via email. This will complete the registration process and direct you to the Military Family Appreciation Kit.

Resources to Celebrate and Support

Below are links to resources available to service members, military families and transitioning veterans through Military OneSource, your 24/7 connection to information, answers and support.

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