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Tips for Facing Deployment

Helpful ideas for facing the pre- mid- and post-deployment stages as a couple.

by Erin Prater

Hopelessness in the face of deployment or TDY (especially when it involves danger or a lengthy period of time) is a common feeling. It's also a feeling you can "do something about." Following are several helpful hints for facing the pre-, during- and post- deployment stages as a couple.

Pre-Deployment

During Deployment

Post-Deployment