Handling a Deployment After a Recent Move

Father and son putting military boots into a bag

Imagine you just moved and then find out your partner's deploying. Don't worry, you can handle it, and there's support when you need it. Here are some tips to help you get through this:

  • Make new friends (or at least know people you can count on).
  • Get out there and explore.
  • Keep talking.
  • Prepare with the help of professionals.

A deployment after a move can be challenging, but it can also bring opportunities to make new friends, spend quality time with your family, and get familiar with and settled into your new home and community. Sure, you'll be thinking about your partner who's away, but keeping busy and getting a little help if you need it will make the time pass.

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