Online information and support resources for military families




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Military OneSource
- Resources available include: spouse training, education and career; money matters; info on children, youth, and special needs; relocation assistance; trauma, crisis & violence; addiction and recovery; elder care; and transitioning to civilian life 
- Provides assistance to families and service members via the internet or a toll-free number, 24 hours a day (1-800-342-9647) 

Air Force Cross Roads
- The official community Web site of the Air Force.
- A site that provides information about installations, a spouse network/forum, an on-line flea market. 
- Dedicated to spouses for employment, relocation, parenting resources, casualty and loss information, financial information, deployment info, teens and youth

Air Force Personnel Center 
- Search the latest news and information on force shaping, benefits, promotions, assignments, ect.

America Supports You
- Connects individuals, organizations and companies to hundreds of home front groups offering a variety of support to the military community

American Red Cross 
- Offers support and comfort for military members and their families during times of crisis, personal difficulties and emergencies 
- Provide emergency communications that link deployed service members with their families back home 

Fisher House Foundation-Hero Miles 
- Hero Miles provides airline tickets to hospitalized service members and their families through donated frequent flyer miles

IRS: E-File
- Internal Revenue Service site that provides options to file your Individual Income Tax Return electronically (available through October 15, 2008)

Military Health System
- The official Web site of the Military Health System (MHS) 
- A site that provides a "one-stop shop" for all military healthcare related information. It connects you to TRICARE appointments, presents the latest news on military healthcare, and lets you ask questions of senior MHS leadership
- A site with an interactive blog that opens up a two-way communication between MHS 
leadership and over 9.2 million MHS service members (retired, active duty and reservists, National Guard) and their families
- A site that links to MHS partners (federal agencies, military service organizations, veteran 
service organizations, and other non-governmental agencies)
- A site that provides access to programs and graduate medical credits as well as continuing medical credits for the military healthcare providers, clinicians, and their support staff

Military Locator 
- A search engine to assist with locating military members worldwide

- A password-protected site that provides information on military pay, including allotments, savings bonds, taxes and direct deposit options

The National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies (NACCRRA) 
- NACCRRA will coordinate with state and local Child Care Resource and Referral agencies to help military families locate child care in the civilian community when a military program is unavailable 
- NACCCRA and the Department of Defense (DOD) have partnered to provide families of severely injured military members with assistance to find and pay for safe, licensed child care services

Thrift Savings Plan
- A site that provides information on the retirement savings and investment plan for Federal employees

- A site that explains Tricare plans and eligibility requirements

Air Force Portal (password protected)
- The Air Force's worldwide Intranet available to users from military or civilian computers
- A site that allows Air Force members the ability to quickly find authoritative, relevant Air Force data and information, applications and collaboration tools, including notices to Airmen from Air Force leadership

Air Force Link
- The Air Force's official public website containing news, information and announcements

How to Subscribe to Air Force news services
From the Air Force Link subscribe page you can manage Air Force e-mail subscriptions. To subscribe or unsubscribe from any of the offered lists, click the button in the appropriate column of the service you wish to manage. Once you have made your selections, enter your name and e-mail address and click "SUBMIT." See example below: