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Support Your Service Member

Military OneSource is your link to military life, with information tailored for Friends and Extended Family.

As a parent, sibling, grandparent, fiancé, extended family member or friend of a service member, you feel pride for your loved one’s call to serve. You may also have questions about your service member’s military experience. We have answers for you.

The Department of Defense and Military OneSource understand you are a source of strength in your service member’s support network. That’s why we are committed to helping you better understand military life, military culture and the resources available to your loved one. After all, you are now part of the extended military community.

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Subscribe today to the Friends & Family Connection eNewsletter, a newsletter written specifically for a service member’s network of support. You’ll receive regular information, insights and tips that will help you support your service member and stay connected to military life.

About Military OneSource

Military OneSource is a Department of Defense program that connects service members and their immediate families to information, answers and support to live their best MilLife. As an extended family member or friend, you are a vital part of your service member's support network, and it’s important you know the promise we make to them.



A few of the ways we can help your service member:
  • Health and Wellness Coaching
  • Moving Services in the Military
  • Financial and Tax Consultation
  • Confidential Non-medical Counseling
  • Education Planning
  • Peer-to-Peer Support
Service members can also:

Speak with a consultant

Chat with a consultant

Schedule an Online Consultation

*Certain Military OneSource services are only available to service members and spouses. For more information on eligibility, click here

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