Moving and Deployment
There’s no doubt that deployment impacts family life. For military spouses, there is the decision of whether to stay on the installation with your service member or move closer to loved ones for the duration of the deployment. Whatever your family decides, there’s plenty of support for you during this transition and ways to make even stronger connections within your military community.
Staying or Moving When Your Spouse is Deployed
Your spouse is deploying, and you might be tempted to pack up and move closer to your family.
7 Tips for Connecting With Others During a Move or Deployment
Moving is your chance to start a fresh adventure and connect with a new community. And when your partner is deployed, making the time to find a social outlet can help relieve stress and build happiness in your new home.
Plan My Deployment: A Must-Have Tool for Deploying and Coming Home
Whether you're on your first tour of duty or your fourth, Plan My Deployment helps you, your family members and loved ones prepare for – and stay strong and connected – through every phase of deployment.
Handling a Deployment After a Recent Move
A deployment soon after a move can be challenging for a military spouse, but it also brings new opportunities to make new friends, spend quality time with your family, and become familiar with your new home and community. Military OneSource professionals can connect you with the support you need.