Deployment Readiness

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Your unit deployment starts at the end of next month, so it's important to get your personal affairs in order and prepare your family to take on any challenges that arise when you're not there. Get mission ready — take care of practical, financial, personal and emotional issues. These groups are ready and willing to help you and your family throughout the deployment cycle:

Deployments are part of military life, and preparing for the what-ifs means planning before you leave. Your first step in taking control of your deployment experience may be to visit Plan My Deployment, which is an online application that can help relieve some deployment-related stress.

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