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Preparing the Family

Preparing the Family

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Coping with Mobilization, Deployments and Separations - Tips for Family Members and Others
[10/23/2004]

Coping with Mobilization, Deployments and Separations - Tips for Family Members and Others
Be Prepared: Protect Your Family During Deployment
[10/23/2004]

Be Prepared: Protect Your Family During Deployment
Be Prepared: Protect Your Family During Deployment
[12/9/2004]

This article is about personal and home safety for a military spouse and family when their service member is on deployment, and teaching children to protect operation security. Mentions the Ombudsman and Key Volunteer, the Provost Marshal's Office (PMO); links to the Red Cross, Deployment Link, and the LIFELines Deployment Readiness section.
Legal Guardians: What You Need to Know When Military Parents Deploy
[12/9/2004]

This article is about what a legal guardian needs to know when a child's parents deploy. It discusses the four essential documents (the child's military ID, a special power of attorney for guardianship, an affidavit accepting guardianship, and a command authorization letter), how to handle and store all official documents, medical care, base facilities, how to handle an emergency, financial matters, parental guidance, and the child's emotional needs. Includes a caregiver's checklist. Links to LIFELines articles on the family care plan (FCP), commissaries, deployment, Navy and Marine Corps legal assistance, TRICARE, TRICARE dental, Navy Exchange, Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES), the Red Cross (including toll-free number), Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS), and the Ombudsman and Key Volunteer (KVN) programs.
When Your Loved Ones Deploy in War Time: Coping with Anxiety
[12/9/2004]

Deployment of a loved one is just another aspect of military life that spouses and extended family members have learned to cope with. But with many deployments nowadays involving time in a combat zone, fear and anxiety can develop. Learn ways to cope with and even minimize your anxiety.
Managing Your Pregnancy and Parenting While on Active Duty
[12/9/2004]

This article is about how to cope with pregnancy while on active duty. Several real people are interviewed. The article discusses the impact of pregnancy on co-workers in shore duty compared to sea duty or a deploying unit, compares Navy and Marine Corps pregnancy and parenting policies, and discusses how parenthood can improve a service member's attitude and performance.
Preparedness for Parents: What If Something Happens to Me?
[12/9/2004]

Have you considered what would happen to your children if you had an emergency while your spouse was deployed? Learn how to prepare for an emergency while your spouse is on deployment, including a letter of consent for childcare (temporary guardian), and completing a family care plan.
What's a Family Care Plan? Do You Need One?
[12/9/2004]

This article is about military and Emergency Essential civilian personnel who are required to have a family care plan (FCP), such as single parents, dual active-duty spouses, and anyone with dependents, and what information the plan should contain. Explains how the FCP is used during a deployment or emergency, and provides links to resources, including FFSC, MCCS, Navy Legal Services (legal assistance), and the official procedures and instructions.
Pre-Deployment Briefings: Why Seasoned Spouses Still Need To Attend
[12/21/2004]

Pre-Deployment Briefings: Why Seasoned Spouses Still Need To Attend

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