Summer is the Perfect Time to Volunteer

Each installation has a variety of programs that are looking for volunteers throughout the summer months. Decide today to volunteer at your installation while gaining new friends, getting the inside scoop on your installation’s upcoming activities, and providing support to youth programs within your community.

Are You Moving with Pets This Summer?

When you’re preparing for a PCS move, having a pet can add another layer of complexity, particularly if you’re moving overseas. You might not know that OCONUS installations have special pet requirements, and some have quarantine requirements.  

Introducing the Zero to 100 Podcast Series

The Zero to One Hundred podcast aims to be down-to-earth, tangible, and contain great lessons learned for the listeners rather than a canned and scripted official media product.

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Annual Poster Contest

The Department of Defense has kicked off its annual observance of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) Poster Contest. Get your entry in soon!

Whole-Hearted Hand-offs Make PCS Better for EFMP Families

The Exceptional Family Member Program team is a great resource and support for families with PCS orders. One of the primary responsibilities of EFMP is to help families think through, plan, and access specific resources that will help to make the Permanent Change of Station (PCS) move less challenging.

Early Childhood Skill Building Resources

The Early Learning Matters (ELM) Readiness Starts Early handouts are shared with parents as part of the ELM family engagement resources. These handouts provide a set of parenting tips that families can use to reinforce and extend their child’s learning.

Keep Calm and Carry on Safely

DoD launches Courage Fuels Change Campaign

The DoD Sexual Assault Prevention Response Office (SAPRO) is launching an outreach campaign with a series of videos and print materials focused on the experience of men.

Quick Guide for Deployment Readiness

Preparation for a potential deployment should begin well before deployment orders are actually received. Early preparation can reduce the stress everyone feels in the weeks leading up to the service member’s departure.

L.I.N.K.S.- Lifestyle, Insight, Networks, Knowledge, and Skills

L.I.N.K.S.  is an interactive acculturation program to Marine Corps life. Learn about Marine Corps history and ranks, local installation resources, services, benefits, military pay, separations and deployments, communication styles, investing in the community, and Marine Corps traditions and etiquette.

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