EFMP & Me Online Tool

The EFMP & Me Tool is guide to both everyday and major life events for you and your family member with special needs and the Exceptional Family Member Program. Customize your own set of interactive checklists of resources and suggested tasks to complete based on topics that are important to you

Call of Duty C.O.D.E. Bowl Set for December 16

. This year’s competition includes service teams from the US and the UK. Winners take home the championship trophy and bragging rights. The Call of Duty Endowment helps veterans prepare for and find high quality careers and has placed over one-hundred thousand veterans in jobs since its creation.

Unit Leader Tips for Engaging Marines and Promoting Connectedness

The Combat and Operational Stress Control (COSC) Program and Operational Stress Control and Readiness (OSCAR) Teams can help promote connectedness. Unit leaders also play an important role. Unit leaders can strengthen connectedness by:

Mentorship Opportunities

Great resources are available to assist transitioning Marines and their family members connect to education resources, employment opportunities, and other Veterans services that aid in their career and life goals outside of military service.

Marine Corps Child Care

Many military families with young children require some form of childcare. Unfortunately, the cost of child care is prohibitive for many families. Last month, in a memo titled "Taking Care of Our Service Members and Families," Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III, outlined a series of policy changes to help military service members and their families.

Nine Ways Marine Corps Leaders Normalize Talking About Mental Health

Leaders play a vital role in suicide prevention by promoting mission readiness, preserving the force and supporting the long-term health and well-being of their Marines and their family members.

October is National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month

October is National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month, which highlights the importance of mental well-being

The Emotional Cycle of Deployment

Assistance in navigating the emotional cycle of deployment brought to you buy Readiness and Support Training. 

Tattoos: Your Canvas, Your Training.

For some, getting a tattoo is considered a right of passage built within the military culture, but did you know that getting inked could affect your body’s hydration status?

Use Your Creative Side to Strengthen Your Coping Skills

Coping with emotions is a life skill that helps us adapt to challenges. Tapping into your creative side is a great, fun resource for healthy emotional expression. You don’t have to be an artist to do so! Creativity is expressed in many forms like visual art (e.g., drawing, painting), writing, cooking, or dancing.

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