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Welcome to parenthood. It is the most rewarding and challenging job you’ll likely have. As a warrior, you understand you need to rely on others for mission success. Military OneSource is an integral part of your parenting support team. Let us connect you to valuable intel, resources and benefits to make the parenting process easier and help you enjoy these first stages of parenthood.
Taking Care of our Military Parents
With child care shortages affecting the entire country, the DOD has ordered actions to make it easier for MilFams to find affordable, quality care for their children.
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