Help your sponsors take charge of their duties so they can ease the transition for relocating service members and families. This brochure guides you through the best ways to support sponsors with information on the eSponsorship Application & Training and other sponsorship tools.
Ready...set...move! Jumpstart your next move with the information and resources available in this downloadable brochure — including an overview of the Plan My Move and MilitaryINSTALLATIONS applications, as well as links to DoD-sponsored, move-related websites.
For many military children, moving is a way of life. It means making new friends, changing schools and adjusting to new neighborhoods. This fact sheet helps make the transition a little easier for military children with resources designed specifically for them.
New experiences are exciting — but that doesn't mean moving is easy. This PCS Season Fact Sheet describes how DoD-sponsored programs can support you during your next move.
Learn about the selection process used to identify new key issues for the USA4 Military Families Initiative.
The USA4 Military Families initiative works with states to improve the quality of life for military families.
The eSponsorship Application & Training program offers service members the tools and resources they need to become effective sponsors. This downloadable flier outlines what’s in the training and links to My Training Hub so you can get started today.
This organizer provides a central location for a family’s medical records, and can be used when relocating, deploying or mobilizing.
Tracking sponsors is easy with the eSponsorship Application & Training reports. This guide details the available reports and walks you through accessing them in the Defense Installation Messaging System.
A sponsor is the key to an incoming service member’s successful move. Download this eSponsorship Application & Training tip sheet and get your sponsors started. They’ll find out how to register for the training, what to expect and how their family members can get involved.
Relocation and budgeting go hand in hand. With a little advance planning, you can avoid costly mistakes during a move. The Relocation Budget Planner weighs PCS costs against benefits and entitlements so service members and their families can make smart financial decisions before moving.
You play a critical role in distributing timely, accurate and relevant information to service members and their families. The majority of today’s service members and their families do not live on a military base, and civilian support agencies and programs are more involved than ever in supporting military families. Families in every stage of military life rely on you for services and support, including everything from counseling to child care. As you work with service members and their families, we hope you will use the information in this toolkit to help us share important information about Department of Defense family support policy.
Department of Defense service providers play a critical role in providing timely, accurate and relevant information to service members and their families. You provide services and support to military families around the world, at every stage of military life. These families rely on you as part of their trusted network of support, and your contributions directly impact mission readiness. We designed this toolkit to assist you in your role, helping you ensure all families can access the services they need to manage the challenges of everyday life and those associated with military life.
Military leaders play a critical role in providing timely, accurate and relevant information to service members, their families and survivors. The Family Readiness System assists you in preventing, identifying and addressing family readiness challenges within your force. This toolkit was developed to help you share important information about family readiness policy with the ultimate goal of helping you maintain a mission-ready force and optimize military family readiness.
Public affairs officers play a significant role in providing timely, accurate and relevant information to service members and their families. You are responsible for ensuring consistent messaging about your branch’s family programs and services and ensuring alignment with the Office of the Secretary of Defense’s family program messaging. Given your unique and sometimes challenging role, we designed this Family Readiness System Toolkit specifically for you.
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Moving military life topic area of Military OneSource.