A family cries while watching the departure of the 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team depart after their deployment ceremony in Burlington, Vt. on Jan. 8, 2010.
Family & Relationships
Military Families Are Still Suffering From High Operational Tempos
The annual military lifestyle survey says financial issues and strains on family life remain the major concerns of service members.
Army helps soldiers have courage to seek help.
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How To Embrace The Suck Of Military Divorce
Military divorce is hard, but here are some tips that might make it a little easier.
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8 Realities Of Being A Military Brat
Being a military brat can have its ups and downs, but you’re born into it and learn to own it.
Family members cheer and wave flags as the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) moors at Naval Station Norfolk.
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What It’s Really Like Growing Up In A Military Town
Growing up in a military town can profoundly impact the lives of military children.
Lt. Jeremy Rodrigues, U.S. Coast Guard Reserve member, cradles his newborn son’s feet in his hands during their first meeting at the San Diego International Airport, Dec. 12, 2012.
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CARTER: DoD Will Offer New Fertility Benefit To Troops
A DoD pilot program is going to cover fertility benefits for military families allowing them to preserve sperm and eggs.
Sesame Street characters interact with military families during the Sesame Street United Service Organizations Experience for Military Families tour Sept. 19, 2015, on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The cast is scheduled to perform at more than 100 shows at 45 military bases in nine countries this year.
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Sesame Street Launches New Resource For Transitioning Families
In an effort to help transitioning service members, Sesame Street launched a new military family resource.
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Walter Simpson, 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron, talks to his daughter through a webcam during a USO-sponsored Pros vs. G.I. Joes event, Sept. 25, in Southwest Asia.
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6 Creative Ways To Help Your Kids With Deployment
Deployment can be hard on young children, but there are ways to help them feel close even from hundreds of miles away.
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5 Lessons All Parents Should Teach Their Kids About Military Service
Our children need to know that if they have the passion to serve their country, their country has a place for them.