Military Life for Spouses

When you marry into the military family, you’ll likely find yourself taking on new roles, adapting to changing schedules, learning different ways of doing things and developing creative ways to compromise. The adjustments become much easier if you have the right information and helpful resources at your fingertips.

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Military ID Cards 101 – Eligibility and Access

One of the most valuable assets to service members is their military ID. The Department of Defense issues distinct identification cards to uniformed service members, their family members and other eligible individuals to serve as proof of the cardholder’s identity and Department of Defense affiliation.

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Taking Care of Yourself During Times of Stress and Grief

Taking care of your emotional well-being will help keep you strong for your service member and other loved ones. Learn ways to practice self-care when stress or grief build up.

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Military Spouse Benefits

The military lifestyle can be an exciting adventure for spouses as long as you’re prepared. Being prepared includes knowing your military spouse benefits — and where to find them — as you navigate your way through the military community.

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Life as a Male Military Spouse

As a male military spouse, you are part of a community that values you.

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Connecting to the Community

Joining a community of military spouses gives you a place where you can ask questions, offer support and make life-long friends. Here are a few ideas on how to build your network of friends and fellow military spouses.

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