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Service Provider Toolkit — Family Advocacy Program

Service providers are in a unique position to educate military families on preventing abuse and helping victims when needed. This toolkit contains resources to assist in that mission.

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MilTax: Tax Services for the Military

MilTax preparation and e-filing software is available mid-January through mid-October. Powered by an industry-leading tax service provider, it’s designed to address situations specific to the military. This easy-to-use, self-paced tax software walks you through a series of questions to help you complete and electronically file your federal return and up to three state tax forms. Calculations are 100% accurate – guaranteed by the software provider.

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Accessing and Updating Your Military OneSource Account

With the breadth of information publicly available on Military OneSource, you may wonder why you need a Military OneSource account, how to update your password or who to contact if you need help troubleshooting your account. Behind the Military OneSource login, you get access to many tools and additional content.

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Products and Resources

Resources on this page are designed to assist service providers and leaders as they conduct and promote MWR programs and services. They provide background, highlights, data and other info.

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State Consultants Offer Local Support

Need to connect with financial, health, employment or other services in your local community? Military OneSource’s state consultants bring help directly to you, offering outreach services to support members of the military community when and where they need it most.

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OneOp

If you’re a service provider working with military families, check out OneOp. The purpose of OneOp is to provide you with top-notch professional development at your desktop.

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Morale, Welfare and Recreation – Air Force

Morale, Welfare and Recreation is essential to the resilience to the military community. When well-being is a priority, military families are strong and service members are mission-ready.

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Funeral and Burial Benefits for Service Members

The military ensures that service members who die on active duty receive recognition and proper burial services, and that their survivors are provided support.

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MWR Programs for the Marines

This page includes information on MWR programs for the Marine Corps.

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7 Counseling Options for Service Members and Their Families

The Department of Defense provides a variety of counseling options to all active-duty, National Guard and reserve service members, survivors, Department of Defense civilian expeditionary workforce members and their families.

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Understanding the Americans With Disabilities Act

The Americans with Disabilities Act has been protecting disabled people’s civil rights for more than 25 years, making sure they have the same opportunities as everyone else to be part of everyday American life.

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Online Survivor Benefits Report

Survivors can access their online survivor benefits report through an updated process using a linked email address.

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About Joining Community Forces

Community Forces focus the efforts of local providers with a common goal: to strengthen the local military community. Because Community Forces work in communities around the country, they are uniquely positioned to find and consolidate the best local resources, and that means providing better and faster assistance to service members, military families and veterans when they need it.

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Military Leaders Economic Security Toolkit

Leaders and service providers can use this toolkit to support service members whose economic security may be at risk. This includes those facing challenges with food security, housing availability and financial well-being.

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Document Translation Services From Military OneSource

You may need official documents translated to another language (property lease, etc.) or your foreign-born spouse may need documents translated into English during your military career.

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Wounded Warrior Programs

The military has specialized wounded warrior programs designed to help the severely ill and injured transition back to duty or civilian life. Each service branch has its own program.

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Understanding MWR funding categories

Funding for Morale, Welfare and Recreation programs and services is based on three categories: mission sustaining, community support and revenue generating.

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Translation Services Help Bridge Language Barriers

Military family members who need help speaking or writing in English can get a language translator through Military OneSource when their service members are deployed or temporarily assigned. Anyone eligible for the Military OneSource program can take advantage of these free services.