Military life is no longer a barrier to adoption as it once was. However, the adoption process can be a complicated journey and goes more smoothly with a little guidance and information.
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.
The mobile military life isn’t a barrier to adoption anymore. Military families can provide adopted children with wonderful homes. Adoption can be a great way to start and grow your family. But there are some aspects to adoption that are unique to military life.
Some aspects of adoption and foster care are unique to military life. A Military OneSource adoption consultant is specially trained in military adoptions to help you navigate the process.
Learn about resources that can help you navigate the adoption or foster care process and support your new family.
Adoption and foster care are great ways to start or grow your family, and the Defense Department offers support to military families that are fostering or adopting family members.
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If you are filing taxes on behalf of yourself or a family member with special needs, you may be eligible for certain tax breaks.
As a service member, you qualify for numerous military benefits that assist you with the expenses of raising a family, including adoption allowances and grants.
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Genes impact more than just eye color and height. They also play a big part in your health. The health of your family members and their medical conditions, past and present, could have a big impact on you, and it’s worth finding out as much as you can.
You know the drill: paperwork comes with the military. It also comes into play for legal protections — in your professional and personal life.