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  1. Welcome Home! 5 Tips for Reintegration

    The day a service member returns home from deployment is one of the happiest and most eagerly anticipated days in the life of any member of a military family. The following months are a wonderful time full of re-connection and re-discovery, but they can also be stressful and challenging.  A...
  2. How Military Families Stay Connected During Deployments

    It can be very difficult when a member of a Military family is deployed. They are too many miles apart and the deployed spouse can feel so distant from their families. Here are some great ideas about how to stay connected during a deployment. 1) Send fun care packages- This...
  3. Becoming Family Again After Deployment

    When one spouse deploys, the one left at home has to do the job of two people. They have to run the household by themselves, they have to be both Mom and Dad to the children. They are the only one in control of what goes on in the house....
  4. How To Handle A Deployment Extension

    When a soldier deploys the family is usually told about how long that deployment is going to be. The family member knows that it might not always be that amount of time. It could be shorter or it could be longer. We always hope for shorter, but we have to...
  5. Let’s Talk About OpSec

    Earlier this month, researchers at Kaspersky Labs announced the discovery of a highly sophisticated piece of spyware, which they dubbed Flame. The Flame worm is a comprehensive digital surveillance tool designed to log keystrokes, record audio conversations, and take screenshots of email, instant messaging, and other activity. It spreads via...
  6. Standing up for Skype & Military Spouses

    News of the tragic death of U.S. Army Captain Bruce Kevin Clark last week during a Skype chat with his wife has reached most of the military community.  Many are already calling for restrictions on the use of social media such as Skype in combat zones.  The military community needs...
  7. MotoMail for Marines

    Family and friends of Marines deployed to Afghanistan can send a physical letter to their loved one without leaving the house or paying for postage. MotoMail is a free, private and secure service that allows you to write a message out like an e-mail. Then, in Afghanistan, the letter will...