The military has your back during all phases of deployment – from predeployment through reunion and reintegration. Military OneSource and your installation’s Military and Family Support Center serve as gateways for an array of resources, assistance and programs that help service members and families stay deployment strong.
For an overview of resources, visit Military Deployment Support. You can also review the following information for more details.
Plan My Deployment is an online tool that provides information and resources to help service members and families manage all phases of the deployment cycle. Check out the predeployment resources for access to printable tasks and considerations lists, important documents and forms, financial and legal guidance, tips for helping prepare children and families and more.
Financial resources: Military OneSource’s certified financial experts can help you get your financial house in order prior to your deployment. Learn more about:
Here are some other financial resources for you to consider:
Paperwork and legal: Learn about deployment paperwork prep to help you get organized before you deploy. Proper legal arrangements can improve your military readiness. Active and retired service members are eligible for free legal assistance – preparing wills, appointing powers of attorney, translating documents and more. Contact your installation legal services/JAG office, or use this Armed Forces Legal Assistance Locator tool.
Service members and their families may face a variety of challenges throughout the deployment cycle as they adjust to separation and changes in family dynamics and responsibilities. Your installation Military and Family Support Center, local National Guard Family Assistance Center and Military OneSource are available to provide support throughout the deployment cycle.
Military OneSource deployment resources include:
Military and Family Support Centers and other installation support services provide comprehensive family support services, including:
Visit the Military OneSource Plan My Deployment Reunion and Reintegration section for tips on mental health, finances, communication, legal affairs and more. You can also contact your installation Military and Family Support Center for information on post-deployment resources.
Other noted post-deployment resources include:
For financial emergencies, military relief organizations provide emergency financial assistance in the form of loans or grants, typically for one-time needs such as rent, utilities, car repair, emergency travel and other essentials.
For emergency health issues that are not covered by non-medical counseling, use the following information:
Have questions about resources? Trying to find something not listed here? Military OneSource consultants are available 24/7/365 to help answer questions and connect you with the support you need. Call 800-342-9647, use OCONUS calling options or schedule a live chat. . Military life means being part of a community. Knowing and using your community resources helps keep you and your family deployment strong.