Patience, communication and extra care can go a long way in comforting a teenager who is dealing with deployment. Knowing how to respond as a parent to the feelings associated with deployment will ensure a successful transition for everyone.
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Planning for a deployment requires the organization of a number of details. But as a MilParent, deployment preparation has an extra, important step — preparing your children for each phase of the deployment cycle (before deployment, deployment and after deployment). Let Military OneSource help you tap into the resources you need to help make your deployment a smooth one for your entire family.
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