Every year, thousands of foreign-born service members and their family members become U.S. naturalized citizens. Learn more about steps to become a U.S. citizen and how you can use your military service to speed up the process and save money for processing fees.
The U.S. government extends certain immigration benefits to close family of service members. Learn about these provisions and whether you might qualify.
As a service member or eligible member of a military family, you have access to free legal benefits and services through your legal assistance office — for a wide range of circumstances, from reviewing a lease agreement to doing estate planning to getting advice if you get sued.
Military family members who need help speaking or writing in English can get a language translator through Military OneSource when their service members are deployed or temporarily assigned. Anyone eligible for the Military OneSource program can take advantage of these free services.
The NGYCP is a voluntary 5½-month residential program followed by a year-long mentorship. Its goal is to get teenagers on track toward graduating from high school and on to a promising future.
The Child and Youth Services is an integral component of the National Guard’s comprehensive approach to family readiness. By upholding the well-being of the entire family, the CYS offers outcome-based activities designed to foster positive youth development and support the unique strengths and challenges of National Guard children.
You may need official documents translated to another language (property lease, etc.) or your foreign-born spouse may need documents translated into English during your military career.
The information in this article will help you understand the benefits and protections available for lesbian and gay service members.
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Military OneSource is your guide for resources to assist with matters such as immigration, citizenship and naturalization.
You’ll need to take only a few basic things when you head off to basic training — everything else will be provided for you. Your recruiter will give you a list of what you must take and what you definitely shouldn’t pack.
We all want our children to enjoy learning, make good grades and achieve success. Nutrition and physical activity are linked to academic achievement, so making sure your children are healthy and active will fuel them to reach their academic goals.
Healthy behaviors are developed in childhood, so get your child off to a good start with habits, actions and choices that promote health and well-being.
As a service member or member of a military family, you have access to free legal benefits and services through your military Legal Assistance Office — for a wide range of circumstances.
Military OneSource offers online tools and support to help with overseas moves so that you get the most out of a PCS.
Military families can tap into terrific programs and services to help their military children — from extensive digital libraries and teen camps to resources to make moves easier.