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United States Army
Army Community Service -- Mobilization and Deployment Program (Mob/Dep)
202 Custer Road, Bldg 201
Fort Myer, VA 22211
Deployment can be a challenging phase of the military lifecycle, but it’s important to know that you don’t have to go through it alone. The military provides a variety of resources and support programs — ranging from educational briefings to morale calls — for your loved ones, children and service members to ease the stress of deployment. Military members may be assigned to a specific installation but support may come from local communities, Yellow Ribbon events or the installation itself.
The Mobilization and Deployment Readiness Program is limited on Joint Base Myer – Henderson Hall. Included are the tools for training and preparing for stability and support operations such as mass casualties, evacuation and natural disasters. Phases of the deployment cycle: pre-deployment, deployment and post-deployment can be supported by chaplains and Master Resilience Trainings as well. The materials are designed to support unit commanders in preparing service members, civilian employees and their families for ongoing military operations.
If you will be leaving your family behind for any reason some of the things you will need to consider are:
The Military and Family Life Counseling Program provides anonymous, confidential support to soldiers and their family members, especially those returning from deployments. Units or individual augmentees returning from deployment may request military and family life counselors through Army Community Service. This counseling program serves active-duty and mobilized National Guard and Army Reserve soldiers, civilians and their families. The military and family life counselor's role is to:
Military and family life counselors keep no records and are available at a time and place designated by the unit or individual (no home visits). Services are free and confidential. To speak directly to a counselor call one of the following numbers: