Deployment Assistance

Everyone Serves
A handbook for family and friends of service members during pre-deployment, deployment and reintegration.
www.everyoneservesbook.com

Fleet and Family Support Centers (FFSC)
The Fleet and Family Support Center offers a variety of deployment support programs to assist commands, Sailors and their families.
www.ffsp.navy.mil

Military Kids Connect
Military Kids Connect (MKC) is an online community of military children (ages 6-17 years old) that provides access to age-appropriate resources to support children from pre-deployment, through a parent’s or caregiver’s return.
www.militarykidsconnect.org

Reserve Affairs
Supports the Reserve Component community through initiatives including the Yellow Ribbon Program, Wounded Warrior Care, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, TRICARE Reserve Select, and Military OneSource.
http://ra.defense.gov

U.S. Navy Family Readiness Group Handbook
This handbook provides FRG leadership with information and ideas for establishing and maintaining successful FRGs.
www.nsfamilyline.org/publications/NavyFRGHandbook.pdf

Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program (YRRP)
YRRP is a DoD-wide effort to promote the well-being of National Guard and Reserve members, their families and communities, by connecting them with resources throughout the deployment cycle.
www.yellowribbon.mil