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6 Adoption Options

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.

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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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Military OneSource Adoption Consultations

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.

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Adoption Consultations – The Essentials

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.

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Adoption and Foster Care

Learn about how Military OneSource adoption consultations can help military families with all aspects of adoption and foster care, including understanding the different types of adoption available, connecting to resources and contacts throughout. …
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Adoption and Foster Care — The Essentials

Learn about resources that can help you navigate the adoption or foster care process and support your new family.

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MilTax: Tax Services for the Military

MilTax preparation and e-filing software is available mid-January through mid-October. Powered by an industry-leading tax service provider, it’s designed to address situations specific to the military. This easy-to-use, self-paced tax software walks you through a series of questions to help you complete and electronically file your federal return and up to three state tax forms. Calculations are 100% accurate – guaranteed by the software provider.

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About Us

Personalized, Confidential Support to Help You Be Your Best Military life is different from civilian life with its unique challenges. To help our military community, Military OneSource will arrange non-medical. …

New Parent Support Department of Defense Service Regulations and Orders

Military programs are governed by federal law, Department of Defense policy and additional policies specific to the branches of service. Below are service-specific policies that govern parenting programs in the military including the New Parent. …

Parent Support Websites

These resources include information on adoptions, new parent support systems and other tools to help first-time parents. Adoption AdoptUSKids: AdoptUSKids is a federally funded project. …
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Tax Breaks for Families With Special Needs

If you are filing taxes on behalf of yourself or a family member with special needs, you may be eligible for certain tax breaks.

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Parenting – Benefits

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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Military OneSource as a Leadership Tool

Even the most competent and motivated service members sometimes find. …
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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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Why It’s Important to Know Your Family’s Medical History

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.

Top 10 Questions About Military OneSource Specialty Consultations

Life can throw you a curveball sometimes, whether it's taking care of your wounded warrior, finding a caring assisted living community for your mom or getting your fitness training back on track. Specialty consultations give you the chance to. …