June 19 is Father’s Day and many Marines will spend that day deployed from their loved ones. Finding the perfect gift or surprise for your Marine when he is deployed can be challenging for the whole family. Now is the time to start planning and mailing those packages. Here are a few simple suggestions on how to celebrate Father’s Day with your deployed Marine:
Remember that your Marine will be happy with anything he receives that reminds him of what a great dad he is!
For more advice on coping with the challenges of deployment, contact Marine Corps Family Team Building.
When you become a L.I.N.K.S. mentor, you help others in your community navigate this crazy military lifestyle and just maybe make their transition to the Marine Corps or a new installation a little easier.
Whether your Marine is deployed for three months or one year, it is possible for your relationship to grow closer during your time apart by considering these suggested ideas.
Every April the Marine Corps celebrates the Month of the Military Child to recognize the important role military children play in the armed forces community.