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CAC and Military IDs for Dependents, Retirees and Others

The military issues standard identification cards to active duty, reserve and National Guard members, retired service members, civilian employees, some contractors, family members of eligible sponsors and other eligible individuals. In addition to providing verification of identity and affiliation to the Department, military ID cards also verify eligibility for access to those benefits identified on the card.

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Free, Confidential Face-to-Face Non-medical Counseling

Sometimes strength means asking for help. Military OneSource and the Military and Family Life Counseling Program offer free, confidential, face-to-face non-medical counseling to support you with military and family life challenges like preparing for and handling a move or nurturing a relationship with a deployed spouse.

Casualty Assistance – Legislation

Military programs are governed by federal law, Department of Defense policy and additional policies specific to the branches of service. These are excerpts from federal law that govern casualty assistance programs in the military.. …

2020 Demographics Profile

This report contains the latest available information on the makeup of the military community — including service members and their dependents — in the United States and around the world.

2019 Demographics Profile

This report contains information from 2019 on the makeup of the military community — including service members and their dependents — in the United States and around the world.
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Veterans Programs, Services and Resources

The Department of Veterans Affairs and other government agencies offer numerous programs and services for veterans, their dependents and survivors. Beyond benefits, these programs and services are helpful.

2017 Demographics Profile

This report contains information from 2017 on the makeup of the military community — including service members and their dependents — in the United States and around the world. New feature: Table of Contents and Table of Exhibits hyperlinked. …

2018 Demographics Profile

This report contains information from 2018 on the makeup of the military community — including service members and their dependents — in the United States and around the world. New feature: Table of Contents and Table of Exhibits. …

Casualty Assistance – Army

This page includes information about casualty and family support services for the Army. Army Casualty and Mortuary Affairs Operations Division provides casualty assistance resources for commanders. …