Who We Are

Military Community and Family Policy is directly responsible for establishing quality-of-life policies and programs that help our guardians of country, their families and survivors be well and mission ready. Military OneSource is the gateway to MC&FP programs and services that support the everyday needs of the 5.2 million service members and immediate family members of the military community. These Department of Defense services can be accessed 24/7/365 around the world.

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Military OneSource

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Military OneSource provides information and resources to help service members and their families thrive as guardians of country and family. Military OneSource connects the military community to the resources they need, from relocation planning and tax services to confidential non-medical counseling and spouse employment. Services are available online or by telephone 24/7/365 wherever service members live or serve.

Blog Brigade

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The Military OneSource Blog Brigade provides information and resources through blogs written by military spouses and guest bloggers. By sharing their personal MilLife experiences through blogs and comments, members of the military community can feel supported, empowered and connected with their peers through Blog Brigade.

Education Directory for Children with Special Needs

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The Education Directory for Children with Special Needs provides information on special-needs issues and listings of national and local resources for early intervention (for infants and toddlers) and special education (for school-age children) services. This directory offers military families with special needs the information they need to make informed decisions and easier transitions.

eSponsorship Application and Training

The eSponsorship application trains new unit sponsors on roles and responsibilities, transfers the knowledge and resources for effective sponsorship and provides access to tools to assist sponsors in their duties. This training helps support and empower sponsors to confidently assume their new role within their unit. To access, log onto My Training Hub and search for “eSponsorship Application.”

MilitaryINSTALLATIONS

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MilitaryINSTALLATIONS provides contact information for programs and services, maps and directions, links to comprehensive location overviews and community points of interest for military installations worldwide. This digital tool provides service members a quick and easy way to find available resources and contact information at their current installations and future assignments.

Military OneSource Member Connect

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Member Connect helps service members and their families make the most of what Military OneSource has to offer, including access to schedule appointments, personalized tools, free financial calculators, downloadable assets from the Morale, Welfare and Recreation Digital Library, videos and more. Eligible members receive free access through registration.

Military Spouse Career Advancement Account Scholarship

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The Military Spouse Career Advancement Account Scholarship Program is an employment assistance program that provides financial assistance to eligible military spouses pursuing a license, certification or associate degree in a portable career field. The website offers spouses program information including eligibility, list of approved programs of study and approved schools.

Military Spouse Employment Partnership Partner Portal

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The Military Spouse Employment Partnership is a targeted recruitment and employment solution for military spouses and companies. The Military Spouse Employment Partnership Partner Portal provides information for companies interested in becoming partners and offers resources for existing partners. Military spouses use the job search to find open opportunities advertised by partners.

Military State Policy Source

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Military State Policy Source is part of the Department of Defense’s initiative to identify and address the most pressing needs of service members and military families affected by state policies. The site is primarily aimed at state policymakers and their staffs, and seeks to significantly improve quality of life for military families. Military families can see how states are addressing key policy issues.

MilLife Learning

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MilLife Learning offers 24/7, self-directed, user-friendly training for a variety of audiences. Courses include communication modules, resource guides for military families with special needs, eSponsorship training, standardized testing help and more. As a consolidated, online learning system, it is easy-to-use and can be accessed at your convenience when needed.

Plan My Deployment

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Plan My Deployment provides access to information and resources to help service members and their families manage and build resilience through the deployment cycle. Service members and their family members can tailor the tasks and considerations list to successfully navigate re-deployment, deployment, and reunion and reintegration phases of the deployment cycle.

Plan My Move

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A free digital planning tool, Plan My Move provides service members and their families with access to information about entitlements and benefits, points of contact, checklists, planning tools and information on education and employment designed to make frequent moves easier and less disruptive.

Resource Request System

Military units and military-connected organizations can use this application to request in-person services through the Military OneSource and Military and Family Life Counseling Program. Eligible service members and their families may receive support from Military OneSource representatives, military and family life counselors, child and youth behavioral counselors, and personal financial counselors.

MySECO

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The MySECO website provides military spouses with 24/7 access to online education and career information, resources, scholarships, tools and assessments to increase their chances of professional and educational success. Spouses can use online tools to determine the best fit for their education and career choice, develop a career plan or connect with hundreds of partners who have committed to hire military spouses.