No military family gets excited about deployment; instead, we kick it into high gear with planning for such things as financial and legal readiness, child-care arrangements and emotional stability.... more
Deployment is a major event in the lives of military families. From pre-mobilization to care package ideas to reintegration, we have all the resources you need to practically and emotionally prepare for a deployment.
The pre-deployment stage is characterized alternately by denial and anticipation of loss.Full Story
Some tips and tricks to consider if you are planning to send a care package to the Middle East for a service member.
“The military is drawing down. Deployments are slowing. Your service member will be home more.” Someone please tell me I’m not the only person who reads those words and thinks “I’ll believe THAT when I see it.” Military leaders claim that my spouse is going to spend more time in my house and less time ... Continue Reading