• 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.
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  • Talking to Children During a Deployment

    You should also create time to talk to your child about the coping skills that he has adopted while his deployed parent is away.
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  • 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.
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  • Friends and Family: Self-Care During a Deployment

    Deployments can be especially hard on the parents, other family members, and friends of service members.
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  • 11th MEU Completes Pre-Deployment Training

    "The MEU is a place where if anyone comes here they have a tremendous opportunity to grow mentally and professionally."
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Deployment Checklist

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NFCU Financial Checklist for Deployment

This handy checklist can help you tie up any "loose ends" prior to your deployment. We've also provided worksheets where you can record important information.

Defining Deployment

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Strictly speaking, "deployment" refers to activities required to move military personnel and materials -- but it also means more than that.

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During Deployment

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For deploying servicemembers and families, there are resources available to help you during your transitions -- here's a rundown of help programs by service.

Homecoming and Reintegration

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A new mobile application developed by mental health experts combines behavioral therapy with satellite navigation technology to offer returning service members options for adjusting to the slower pace of life at home.

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