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New MilParent – The Essentials

New MilParent is a Military OneSource specialty consultation designed specifically for expectant parents and parents of children up to 5 years of age.

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Spouse Relocation and Transition

When you’re relocating, let us help do some of the heavy lifting. Military OneSource specialty consultants can assist you with moving help every step of the way — whether you’re making a PCS move or transitioning out of the military.

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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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Military OneSource Virtual Resources for Well-Being

It’s important to take care of all aspects of your health. This includes your emotional well-being. Military OneSource offers telehealth counseling and virtual support. This allows you to get the help you need while staying safe.

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Adoption Consultations – The Essentials

While mobile military life isn’t a barrier to adoption, there are some aspects of adoption that are unique to military life. A Military OneSource adoption consultant is specially trained in military adoptions and can help you navigate the process.

2020 Month of the Military Child Media Toolkit

  April is Month of the Military Child. In observance of this month, the Military Community and Family Policy program is collaborating with key partners to celebrate and support military children. Together, we’re featuring. …
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Building Healthy Relationships

Make your most important relationships even stronger. This new specialty consultation from Military OneSource helps you deepen relationships with family, friends and others through an education-based consultation.

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Military Spouses: Find Support From a Peer

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.

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New Military Parents: 8 Ways to Keep Your Child Safe, Happy and Healthy

Welcome to parenthood — probably the most rewarding and challenging job you’ll ever have. As a warrior, you’re trained to depend on your team to operate at your highest level. Parenting is a team effort as well. In addition to assistance from family, friends and community, you can rely on Military OneSource to be part of your parenting team.

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Military OneSource’s Transitioning Veterans Consultation

Whether you are separating after your first-term enlistment or retiring with more than 20 years of service, transitioning from the military to civilian life can feel overwhelming. Military OneSource is here to help you navigate the resources, benefits and programs available to you to help you have a successful transition.

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Elder Care – The Essentials

Caring for aging loved ones while you’re in the military can present challenges. Use elder care consultations from Military OneSource to connect you with services and support for your senior.

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Special Needs Consultations

Special needs consultants through Military OneSource can answer your questions and concerns about the care and education of your child or adult family member with special needs.

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8 Things Service Families Should Know

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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Education – The Essentials

Whether you’re looking into your own education options or want information for someone in your family, the professional education consultants at Military OneSource can help connect you to a wide variety of resources.

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Parenting Infants and Toddlers – The Essentials

Welcome to parenthood. It is the most rewarding and challenging job you’ll likely have. However, as a warrior, you are well trained and understand you need to rely on others for mission success. Military OneSource is part of your parenting support team, connecting you to valuable intel, resources and benefits so you can enjoy these first few years of parenthood.

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Health & Wellness Coaching – The Essentials

Losing weight, managing stress, tackling transitions – if you’re ready to make some life changes, free consultations with a Military OneSource health and wellness coach can help. Coaches can help you make a plan to reach your desired goals, keep on course and celebrate your achievements.

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Military OneSource Live Chat

Technology is on your side when it comes to getting the information you need. Instead of spending hours online researching articles, check out the live chat feature on the Military OneSource website. You type in your question and receive a quick response with the information you need. Live chat makes the existing Military OneSource services even easier to access.

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Other Defense Department contacts Media and press For questions from media and press, call the Defense Department Press Operations Center at 703-697-5131, Monday through Friday,. …
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Special Needs – The Essentials

Caring for aging loved ones while you’re in the military can present a special set of challenges – such as maintaining care through moves and deployments. Fortunately, elder care consultations from Military OneSource can help you connect with the services and support you need to take care of the senior in your military family.

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Common Relationship Challenges

Every couple is unique, but the challenges they face tend to be universal. A first step toward a healthy relationship is accepting that the road will not always be smooth. Recognizing those areas that need attention and knowing when to seek help will let you grow as a couple and forge a strong and enduring bond.