When Your Guard or Reserve Service Member is Called to Active Duty

A service member handing a folder to a military wife at a Yellow Ribbon event

Your spouse or partner is preparing for deployment and transitioning from reserve status to active duty. Deployment support programs can help during this time — from mobilization to your service member's reintegration. These support services can assist you during this deployment:

  • Command communications
  • Military and Family Support Center
  • Yellow Ribbon events and family readiness activities
  • Military OneSource
  • Family Assistance Centers
  • Your unit's family support staff and volunteer network

It's normal to feel some uneasiness when your partner is suddenly called to active duty.

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