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When Deployment is Extended

By Karen Pavlicin-Fragnito  Deployment involves uncertainty about many things, including the duration of the separation. Sometimes an assignment is extended, just…

Children and Emotions

Children are especially vulnerable to emotional struggles during deployment. They may not know how to process changes in their family…

Ten Tips for Reconnecting

Being apart during deployment requires adjustment for military couples, and so does learning to be together again after homecoming. When…

Making Decisions Together

By Lizann Lightfoot So many important life decisions come up during deployment, when spouses are on opposite sides of the…

Celebrating the Holidays

Military children with a deployed parent may be susceptible to feelings of sadness during the holidays. However, military kids are…
Books recommended for deployment and reunion

Deployment & Reunion Books

A few books we recommend for kids and grownups during deployment and reunion.