Click on a branch above to locate your Installation or Spouse Club
SPOUSE & FAMILY
Vets4Warriors.com 24/7, confidential support; Who better to understand the challenges of military life than someone who has lived it? Every call, chat or Email is answered by a vet! . ANY time, ANY reason!
Due to the number of military families living
overseas, a separate set of
European Links has been added to this site. As you continue to
share information about Europe and other overseas installations with
pages/links will be added.
Since this is an "all spouses, all branches" website,
let's start with the generic resources available to all
military spouses. After those, you will find resources dedicated to
your specific branch, or locale. The list of online chat rooms, web
rings, discussion boards and forums dedicated to the support of U.S.
military families is a long and impressive list that warrants its
own dedicated page ~ please click on "networking". Please visit
often to see what's new.
100 Essential Resources for Military Spouses (Excellent and often unusual resources for military families)
Army Wounded Warrior Program - official U.S. Army program that
assists and advocates for severely wounded, ill, and injured
Soldiers, Veterans, and their Families, wherever they are located,
for as long as it takes.
Care.com/military the largest and fastest growing service used by
families to find high-quality caregivers, providing a trusted place
to easily connect.
Gifts From Within - A non-profit organization
dedicated to those who
suffer post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), those at risk for PTSD,
and those who care for traumatized individuals
Give An Hour (A
network of civilian mental health professionals volunteer to provide
one hour of free counseling per week, outside the military system)
Department of Defense (news, press releases, reports, and
Gold Star Wives of America (A
military survivors website) Healing Our Wounded Heroes
This non-profit organization reaches out to
active and retired, combat wounded, military personnel with emphasis
on the EOD community (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) and amputees,
injured firefighters, police officers and their families across the
nation Homeward Bound-provides Veterans with opportunities to realize their full potential through innovative programming including Family and Community support.
Apply to armed forces jobs online; provides online applications for
military jobs for each branch of military Joint Acronyms and Abbreviations (The DOD Dictionary and the
Joint Acronyms and Abbreviations) MakeTheConnection.net
is a website where you will hear inspiring stories of strength and
learn what has worked for other Veterans. Military.com: EVERYTHING you ever need to know about
military life and benefits
Military Compensation (Military pay and benefits)
Military Connection ~ Job Source
Military Forms provided by
Military.com (including SpaceA and many other forms)
Military Homefront(Support for troops and their families)
such personal finance issues as money management, home/family life
for military families, etc.)
Military One Source
(Answering your questions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, plus much
Military Spouse Job Search (Self explanatory)
Military Spouse Career Center
Military Spouse Career Network
(Self Explanatory) Military Spouse ConnectionProviding resources to help military spouses obtain great careers
Military Spouse Corporate Career Network (MSCCN)
Military Spouse Talk Radio
(An online radio program dedicated to military spouses &
MilSpouse.com Guides, articles, support and inspiration in
addition to forums
A Web portal for military spouse employment, education and
relocation information. MilSpouse Minute is a blog platform that allows military spouses to upload a video to promote themselves to employers in a MilSpouse Minute. They can also build a profile and network with employers, recruiters and other military spouses seeking employment. My Military Base An easy way for our users to get the info they need about a military base and surrounding area without taking up a whole lot of time
NMFA National Military Family Association NRS-National Resource Directory: Connecting Wounded Warriors, Service Members, Veterans, Their Families and Caregivers with Those Who Support Them
Operation We Care To
create an awareness of the challenges of families/loved ones of
deployed military personnel
Real Warriors Strengthen your family with marital counseling
SATO Vacations Travel resources for military families SemperFi Fund:Provides immediate financial assistance and lifetime support for wounded, critically-ill and injured members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families.
confidential counseling for military families, outside the
military... system TAPS Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors
SpouseReadi Assistance for spouses of service members who
have returned from Iraq or Afghanistan - Learn more about it at
the US Dept of Veteran Affiars.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness
(provides local support groups and peer recovery programs)
Veterans United FoundationSupports
veterans and military families in need and strives to make a true
and lasting difference in the lives of others
Veterans United NetworkFree
resources dedicated to assisting veterans and service members in
their (post)military lives Vets4Warriors: 24/7 free confidential support for service members and their families
Warrior Care (serves as a
portal to these various resources for warriors and their family We Honor Veterans helps continue to provide programs and services focused on improving the quality of hospice care for Veterans and their families through educational tools and resources
Below are branch-specific links that offer support.
If you know of a beneficial website (other than chat rooms, web
rings, discussion boards and forums) or if you know the links to the
counter-parts for Army Community Services (all branches have a
similar program) please
share them with the webmaster.
Thank you for your ongoing help.
Stationed Overseas? Click
here for helpful navigational
ACS (Army Community Service) links for every Army installation would
be far too numerous to include on this site, but they are a valuable
family resource (especially to spouses who are new to the military!)
and worthy of you finding them at your own installation. The
easiest way is to click on the link for your installation, find the
MWR link, and then find the "ACS link".
MarineWives.com (Articles, publications, excellent links to
Marine Wives101 (Get answers and support from other
girlfriends, finances, and wives)