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.

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Supporting Your Service Member and Their Family Before a Military Move

Your support can go a long way in easing the stress of a military move. Even if you live too far away to watch the kids or pitch in with the packing, there are ways you can make it easier for your loved ones to prepare for a PCS.

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Deployment and Redeployment Requirements During COVID-19

Learn about the new Department of Defense requirements for deployment and redeployment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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.

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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.

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PCS Moves in a COVID-19 Environment

When it comes time for your next military move, ensure that it’s a safe and successful one. Find out about new safety measures the Department of Defense has put in place to keep you and your family healthy and comfortable throughout the process.

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