How to Navigate a Deployment Postponement

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The uncertainty of military missions may mean a deployment postponement. So, just as you and your family planned for the deployment, you can plan to be flexible in the event of a postponement. Flexibility and resourcefulness are strengths for military families. Here are a few things to consider:

  • Reevaluate financial and legal decisions.
  • Contact people who need to know about the postponement.

Contingency planning is a key component of deployment planning. Support is available throughout the deployment. Familiarize yourself with the availability of resources so you can make adjustments — as needed. Here are a few things to consider:

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