Tips for Returning Home After Deployment

Service member reuniting with his family

Your deployment is over and now you are returning home — let reality set in. Next it’s time to reconnect with your family and friends and return to your "normal" life. There can be challenges during the reintegration process but these helpful reminders can make the transition a little smoother:

  • Communicate with your loved ones
  • Be patient and go slow
  • Focus on the positive
  • Know when to seek help

With these and many more tips, your homecoming can be rewarding for you and those you love.

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