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Preparing for Deployment

Ready for that upcoming deployment?  We recommend that you complete the following items before the departure date arrives.


There are workshops available both on-site and online to help you get ready for your upcoming deployment.

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Preparing for Deployments speaks to military members and families about the advice they’d give to others going through a deployment. The D Word offers some helpful tips and hints for a work-related separation.

Preparing for Deployment  The D Word

Essential Resources

  • Pre-deployment checklist
  • Everything Binder
  • MFRC Deployment books
  • Preparing for Deployment Stress Handbook
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Try these Prezi presentations to help prepare you for your upcoming separation.

Military Member  Spouse/Partner   Parent

Help for the kids

Order our free deployment workbooks for your children.

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Podcast: Preparing Couples for Deployment

This episode of The Military Lifestyle podcast looks at the challenges of a military deployment, a few tools for managing it, coping strategies, goal setting, common errors and the importance of good communication. Special guest: MFRC Deployment Coordinator Sandra Pinard.

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