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How a Servicemember’s PTSD Affects the Whole Family


Although our combat missions in Iraq and Afghanistan are winding down, as our servicemembers return home, they and their families will be coping with the fallout for years. In this article, we’ll explore some of the unexpected ways PTSD affects the families of our returning veterans.

Military Families Spotlight10

Welcome to the Military

Being a new military spouse is a challenge, but these tips will make it one you can easily handle.

Moving On

Moving is stressful, but it doesn't have to be a disaster. Follow these steps to make the process simpler, easier, and less frustrating.

Stretching Your Paycheck

Military families are on tight budgets, but with some simple steps, you can make things a little easier for your family

Becoming a Military Caregiver

Caring for a wounded or ill servicemember isn't easy. But with the right network and support, you can make a difference.

Military Child Care

Many military families need childcare. Getting into on-base child care isn't always possible, but there are steps you can take to boost your odds.

Maintaining a Positive Outlook When Your Spouse Is Deployed

Military families face many hurdles, but by maintaining a positive outlook and connecting with others in your life, most are far from insurmountable.

More Great New Content for Military Families

This month, we've posted four new articles specifically written to help military families. The topics we cover are: How to maintain a positive outlook

Care Packages: A Great Way to Send Some Love to Your Deployed Spouse

Sending care packages to a deployed spouse is a great way to stay connected. Send basic supplies and special family mementos.

How Does the Military Lending Act Affect You and Your Family?

The Military Lending Act offers important provisions designed to protect miiltary famliies from predatory lenders and financial scams.

When a Wounded Service Member Comes Home

Caring for a wounded/injured servicemember isn’t easy. But with patience and perseverance it's possible to make it easier on both you and your spouse.

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