Military life is full of excitement, accomplishments, demands and challenges. Sometimes, talking to a peer who’s shared many of the same experiences can help you discover new solutions and make the most of your military life.
Attention military spouses: Whether you’re new to the military community or a seasoned spouse, we can all find some solace in talking with a peer who has been there/done that.
Sometimes, talking to a peer who’s shared many of your experiences can help you discover new solutions and make the most of your military life. Take advantage of Military OneSource peer-to-peer specialty consultations to discuss personal or career aspirations or challenges of military life.
For military caregivers, each day can bring new questions and new challenges. Make sure you are accessing the resources and support you need to care for yourself and your loved one. Military OneSource offers several resources tailored specifically to the needs of caregivers and their families.
Military OneSource provides wounded warrior specialty consultation services to help eligible wounded, ill or injured service members, veterans and their families get immediate assistance for issues related to health care, resources, facilities and benefits.
Good news: Enrollment in the Exceptional Family Member Program, or EFMP, does not negatively affect career progress and promotion, according to a study conducted by the Marine Corps Operational Analysis Division.
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.
Combat stress, also known as battle fatigue, is a common response to the mental and emotional strain when confronted with dangerous and traumatic situations. It is a natural reaction to the wear and tear of the body and mind after extended and demanding operations.
When you are the caregiver of a loved one with special needs or a life-changing illness or injury, each day can bring new questions and new situations.
As a parent, you want your children to be safe, healthy and happy. And while forming relationships and developing romantic feelings for their peers is a natural part of growing up, relationship abuse is common, and can start early. One of the best ways to be a supportive parent is to know the facts from the start.
It’s hard to avoid stress when you’re caring for a loved one with a serious injury or an ongoing wound or illness. Caregiving is an important job that can be extremely demanding.
Adjusting to a new culture and language takes time and a dose of patience. We are here to ease your transition and point you to resources that will help you adjust.
Making sure military children are cared for and ensuring that a variety of programs and services are in place to support the unique needs of military children, youth and families is a high priority of the Defense Department. Children, Youth and Families programs and initiatives are designed to support military youth as their needs change over time — so that military parents and children thrive every step of the way.
An overseas PCS requires lots of preparation. From finding housing to scheduling shipments, packing tips, financial readiness, the Exceptional Family Member Program, school liaisons, sponsorship and more — we have the overseas relocation support you need.