Family Development

Websites for Military Personnel

The list of websites below connects to topics and organizations that can assist in working with military personnel. Click on the name of the organization for website links. Feel free to contact us if you have others to recommend.

Military Personnel

U.S. Air Force
The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win…in air, space and cyberspace. You’ll find the latest news, videos, photos, information on how to join and so much more on the official United States Air Force webpage.

U.S. Army
The Army is a key component of the U.S. Armed Forces, providing expeditionary land forces wherever and whenever they are required. Working in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Defense, the Army trains and equips Soldiers and creates leaders among them to rapidly respond when they are called upon to serve our Nation. Visit GOARMY.COM to learn how to go about enlisting or joining in different capacities, Army life, benefits, pay, and assignments information.

U.S. Coast Guard
he U.S. Coast Guard is one of the five armed forces of the United States and the only military organization within the Department of Homeland Security. Since 1790 the Coast Guard has safeguarded our Nation’s maritime interests and the environment around the world. The Coast Guard is an adaptable, responsive military force of maritime professionals whose broad legal authorities, capable assets, geographic diversity and expansive partnerships provide a persistent presence along our rivers, in the ports, littoral regions and on the high seas.

U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)
The Department of Defense is America’s oldest and largest government agency. With our military tracing its roots back to pre-Revolutionary times, the Department of Defense has grown and evolved with our nation.Today, the Department, headed by Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, is not only in charge of the military, but it also employs a civilian force of thousands. With over 1.4 million men and women on active duty, and 718,000 civilian personnel, we are the nation’s largest employer.

U.S. Marine Corps
The Marine Corps is one of the most elite fighting forces in the world. The Marines are a part of the Department of the Navy and operate in close cooperation with U.S. Naval forces at sea. The Marine Corps’ mission is unique among the services. Marines serve on U.S. Navy ships, protect naval bases, guard U.S. embassies, and provide an ever-ready quick strike force to protect U.S. interests anywhere in the world.

Military One Source
Military OneSource is a confidential Department of Defense-funded program providing comprehensive information on every aspect of military life at no cost to active duty, National Guard, and reserve members, and their families. Information includes, but is not limited to, deployment, reunion, relationships, grief, spouse employment and education, parenting and childhood services. It is a virtual extension of installation services.

U.S. National Guard
The National Guard continues its historic dual mission, providing trained units to the states, territories and the District of Columbia and keeping itself equipped to protect life and property. The Guard also provides trained units to the nation equipped and ready to defend the United States and its interests all over the globe.

U.S Navy
In the world today, America’s Navy is a necessary force and uncommon opportunity. There, to protect our country and to deter threats around the globe. There, to provide a challenging and rewarding future for those aspiring to pursue a bigger mission in life. There, as a source of lifelong pride for those who ultimately call themselves Sailors – and as an inspiration to all they serve. It’s about being a constant presence. It’s about applying cutting-edge equipment and technology. It’s about people. And this comes across every day through the selfless service of upstanding men and women; through their responsible use of incredible capabilities; and through the pride, purpose and professionalism present in all they do and have done. See for yourself.

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs is committed to adding and retaining Veterans to our workforce. Whether you are a vet interested in working at VA or you’re a Vet that already works here – VA for Vets will have something for you to find and advance your dream career.

U.S. Military Base Locations
The link to this webpage will give you access to all of the United States military base locations around the world. The website breaks the bases down by their branch of the military.