11 August 2008
Soldier Hard: Music written for military loved ones by a soldier himself.
National Military Family Association: The mecca of all things Military.
Military OneSource: Info on any question you can think of. They also provide resources that are branch specific.
FREE Blue Star Flag for military: Symbol of loved ones deployed.
FREE deployment book for spouses and CHILDREN: WONDERFUL for children and phenominal for adults. I suggest these to everyone. They're free. There's no excuse.
Emlo explains deployment to CHILDREN: Anyone with children knows just how hard it is to try and put into perspective why daddy isn't coming home for a while. This video is amazing and a wonderful resource for children.
My Dad's Deployment: An activity book for kids.
Free online tutoring for Military: Deployment presents itself in many ways, and when it comes to children it can take a toll on their schooling. This is a wonderful resources for children struggling in school.
American Hero Hugs: Pillows and hero bears for KIDS.
TAPS: Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors. This is a resource to anyone and everyone who has lost someone, regardless of relationship, 24/7. They answer every single phone call.
FSSA & DEERS: FFSA is financial assistance for the military, a lot like food stamps. (This will tell you it is a safety hazard. Continue to site anyway. It is not.)
Veteran Affairs: Veteran benefits, jobs, loans, healthcare, PTSD assistance, etc.
PTSD assistance: If someone you love is suffering from PTSD, please help them. You'd want them to help you.
Hearts Deployed Pen Pals: Adopt a the loved one of a deployed service member, like yourself.