Holidays can feel very different when your service member is away. There are traditions that you’d like to share with them or wish they could participate in. But there are things you can do to help yourself – and your service member – make the holidays special, whether they are stationed far from home or deployed. Sharing old traditions and creating new ones can keep the holidays fun and meaningful, and help you stay connected.
Need help with your military move or PCS? Use this list of customer service contacts.
If you are a military spouse making an OCONUS move or a foreign-born spouse coming to the United States, Military OneSource offers translation and interpretation services to help ease relocation stress. This no-cost service is offered by the Department of Defense.
Check out essential information regarding passenger and pet travel for your PCS or military move.
Get your questions about the Blended Retirement System answered.
Military dependents who are college students may have to consider international travel to get to their families during breaks. And travel can be expensive, especially during the holidays.
Can’t make it to a traditional, face-to-face counseling session? No worries. Military OneSource offers free, confidential non-medical online counseling.
No matter where you’re stationed, you have access to the support you need. Military OneSource offers telephonic non-medical counseling programs that allow you to work with a professional from wherever you happen to be.
Find up-to-date information about SECO services and resources: what is new, what remains the same and what has changed.
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.
After months of planning you have arrived at your new duty station. You’ve probably got a hundred things on your mind but putting these 10 “to-dos” on top of your post-moving checklist can make life in your new home much easier.
If you’re planning your next military move due to a permanent change of station, you may be able to receive a dislocation allowance.
As a service member, the tax implications of combat pay, deployment or multiple moves can be daunting. This tax season you may also have questions related to the COVID-19 pandemic and federal relief efforts. Military OneSource MilTax services — designed specifically for the MilLife — can make tax time easier — and help maximize your tax refund.
Bullying can inflict physical, psychological, social and educational harm on targeted individuals. Learn how to identify bullying behavior in youth and what parents can do to address and stop bullying.
A Military OneSource education consultant can ease back-to-school transitions, whether you are considering going back to school, your 5-year-old is starting kindergarten, or your 20-year-old is heading back to college.
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.
Use this guide to help you prepare for your PCS or military move.
When you’re preparing for a military move, having a pet can add another layer of complexity, particularly if you’re moving overseas. But you know the drill: spend some upfront time planning and preparing, and you can ease some of the stress of relocating for both you and your pet.
If you have a child with an individualized education program, don’t be nervous about moving schools. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, or IDEA, ensures that all children with special needs have access to a free, appropriate public education and the tools needed to meet their educational goals — no matter where or how often your family moves.
As the one source to connect you to your best MilLife, Military OneSource provides both a robust website full of information and a call center with a team of friendly professionals standing ready to assist you with any need you have. We’re here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by telephone and online to help you with everyday life and your biggest milestones.