Transitioning to a Civilian, Practicing Self-Care & Holiday Ideas

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Supporting the Transition From Military to Civilian Life
The transition to civilian life can be both exciting and overwhelming. If your service member's military career is winding down, here are ways you can support them and resources available to them for the separation process.
Learn About Transition

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Self-Care During Times of Stress and Grief
2020 has been a difficult year for many people due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and caring about someone in the military can add another layer of stress. It's important to take care of yourself so you can be strong for your MilFam.
Get Self-Care Ideas

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Celebrating the Holidays With Your MilFam
This holiday season might be different due to COVID-19 restrictions, a PCS or a deployment. Here are some ways to create special moments with your loved ones if you're celebrating virtually or across distances.
Plan Your Holiday

My Military OneSource App Is Now Available
Our new mobile app connects your service member to MilLife benefits information, expert support, powerful tools and more. Access it anytime, anywhere. Encourage your service member to download it free from their app store.


Celebrating 55 years of SGLI
The Veterans Administration recently celebrated 55 years of the Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance program. SGLI provides financial protection and peace of mind to military members, veterans and their families.

Curious About Military Service? There’s a Website for That
The Today’s Military website is a DOD resource for young adults, parents and educators curious about military service. Interviews with active-duty service members provide genuine insight into the challenges and rewards of service.

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