As a parent of young children, your time may not always feel like your own. Despite your best efforts to stay on top of your family’s schedule, there’s always another mess to clean or mouth to feed.
Planning to separate or retire from the military one day? You may be able to place your eligible family member with special needs on a Medicaid waiver wait list now.
The deployment cycle is the period of time from the notification of a deployment, through pre-deployment training, through the deployment, and immediately after deployment. Every deployment cycle is different, but here are some general things to know.
Life happens. And when it does, you need to be ready. Organizing legal affairs and filing stacks of paperwork might not top your list of favorite activities, but having the right documents in place can prevent common legal issues from turning into catastrophes for you and your family.
Protective factors are conditions in families and communities that increase your family’s health and well-being.
Being there for the ones you care about can make a difference in the life of a service member or a member of your family. Learn how to support soldiers, airmen and each other.
Gold star families – spouses, children, parents, siblings or others whose loved one died in service to our nation – are a vital part of the nation’s military community and history.
There are federal and state programs committed to providing additional assistance for families with special needs. As a military family, you also can count on the support of the Exceptional Family Member Program, or EFMP, and Military OneSource special needs specialty consultants.
Help keep your family safe by developing a family emergency plan so you are prepared for whatever comes your way.