7 Counseling Options For Service Members And Their Families

The Department of Defense provides all active duty service members, active duty National Guard and reserve members, DoD civilian personnel designated as civilian expeditionary workforce  members and their families with a variety of counseling services and suicide prevention programs, many of them at no cost. The services conduct mandatory screenings for mental health conditions and other health concerns via the Post Deployment Health Reassessment within six months of return from overseas deployments. Installation support programs […]

Deciding To Live On Or Off The Installation As A Couple Or Family

Military families are used to sudden and frequent moves. This process can seem daunting at first, but it doesn’t have to be an overwhelming task for you and your family. By researching your new duty station and its surrounding community, you and your spouse (and your children, if you have them) can be prepared – and even excited – about the coming move and your new housing options. Having the right information can help you […]