Defining 'Military Deployment'
Staying Informed as a Spouse, Parent, or Partner
Every person who loves a returning service member should get educated about their experience and how it might impact them.
Keeping Your Child Involved During a Deployment
Don't hide what's happening from you children. When they ask how you feel, have an answer ready so you don't confuse them.
Communicating With Loved Ones While Deployed
Receiving mail and care packages is a terrific morale booster for your service member loved one, but there's a lot more you c...
Restful Sleep Key to Health On and Off Duty
Whether you're deployed or waiting for someone who is, getting the right amount and type of sleep can help with tough situati...
Family Care Plans Ease Stress, Boost Readiness
An up-to-date family care plan can help ease stress and boost family resilience and readiness during a service member's absen...
Stress and Support Systems for Military Spouses
As a couple, it's important to understand up front how stress can impact your relationship.
Homecoming and Reintegration
De-Mobilization Employer Support Checklist
In order to ensure a smooth transition back to work, you need to communicate with your employer. You have rights and responsibilities under USERRA.
Counselors Help with Post-deployment Transition
If military family life consultants had a motto, it might be: "Have counseling license -- will travel."
8 Military Homecoming Tips
Returning home after a deployment is usually met with warmth and love, but it can also be a challenging period of readjustment.