Support Community

You never have to go it alone when you’re a member of the military community. Whether you’re adjusting to military life, raising children far from family or searching for answers to your questions, support is available. Find resources on Military OneSource to help you thrive in military life.


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Education Opportunities for Your Service Member

The military offers benefits that can help your service member pay for higher education while in the service and after transitioning to civilian life.

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Supporting Your New Recruit’s Preparation for Basic Training or Boot Camp

Getting in shape for basic training starts at home. Find out how you can help your new recruit start off with strength and stamina.

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Respite Care Services for Families With Special Needs
Taking care of a family member with special needs can be more than a full-time job. As a parent and/or caregiver, it’s natural to want to give your all to your loved one, but everyone needs a break, whether that’s to go to an appointment, run err...
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Foster Parenting and Military Adoption

Military families who adopt or foster provide loving homes to children who need them. Learning about adopting or fostering while in the military will help you support your loved ones as they go through the process.

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Remember America’s Military Heroes on Memorial Day Weekend

On the last Monday in May, our nation honors the selfless heroes who gave their lives to defend the land we love and the freedoms we believe everyone deserves.


Installation Program Directory

Find programs and services at your local installation.