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Getting the Most from Military Kids Connect

Military kids get to develop skill sets other kids never learn. As a parent, that’s your job — helping your kids cope in healthy ways to changing circumstances.

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PCS & Military Moves

Military OneSource makes it easy to connect with experts for immediate moving help, access powerful planning tools and get proven, practical moving information and resources on things like permanent change of station, staying safe while moving during COVID-19 and more.

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Taxes — Resources

As a service member or eligible family member, you can take advantage of several resources and services that can make tax time easier. Tap into 100% free tax and financial counseling, secure online preparation and free tax filing, and information. …
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Building a Support System

Navigating military life, particularly with a family member with special needs, can be overwhelming. Learn how to overcome challenges, find and use resources, and make lifelong connections.
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How to Get or Renew a Military ID Card: for Spouses, Dependents, Veterans and Retirees

As a veteran, military retiree, spouse or dependent of a service member, you may be eligible for a Defense Department identification card. Called the Uniformed Services ID card, this military ID proves your identity and connection to the DOD and gives you access to certain military services and programs.

The Survivor Connection eNewsletter Archives

The Survivor Connection links to enduring support for survivors whose loved ones died while on active duty. It includes up-to-date information for survivors and provides answers to their questions. Published three times a year, the eNewsletter. …
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Connecting to the Community

Joining a community of military spouses gives you a place where you can ask questions, offer support and make life-long friends. Here are a few ideas on how to build your network of friends and fellow military spouses.

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Make a Plan to Stay in Touch With Your Service Member

Communicating with friends and family is very important for service members; a phone call or care package can help them feel connected, boost spirits and improve focus. However, whether your service member is in boot camp, stationed far away or serving in a combat zone, it can be tough to get ahold of them sometimes.

Friends & Family Connection eNewsletter Archives

This bi-monthly published eNewsletter is written specifically for the friends, family and loved ones that make up a service member’s support network. The newsletter includes insights and information about military life.. …
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SECO and MSEP 101: Made for Military Spouse Employment

If you’re a military spouse looking for employment, meet two programs made exclusively for you — to get you career-ready and find a great job.

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Financial Tools and Services

Military OneSource makes it easy to connect with experts, access powerful financial tools and get proven, practical financial information and resources including military pay charts and calculators – all at no cost to you.

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Connect People to Services Faster with the Community Resource Finder

As a service provider, you’re sometimes asked to help service members and their families find community services. This may mean you have to search for services in other states, or a person may need immediate help. Military OneSource has a tool to make this search easier.

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Joining the Military Community – The Essentials

As you settle in, you’ll want to take advantage of the numerous ways to connect to your new military community and neighbors. That means making friends, doing fun activities during your free time, finding resources to learn hobbies and knowing where to turn when you need help.

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Military OneSource’s New MilParent Specialty Consultation

If you’re getting ready to welcome a new baby or are currently parenting a young child, you may be ready to lean on your support system. Parenting is an adventure – but it’s not one to be taken alone. New military parents need back-up from their family, friends, unit and the entire military community.

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Reconnecting With Your Partner at Home

A strong relationship begins at home. Get resources and tips to reconnect with your spouse or partner every day to rekindle your connection.