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Return and Reunion

Deployment - Return and Reunion (140506-N-IU636-325)

Reuniting after a long deployment is fun, exciting and one of the best things about Navy life. Enjoy homecoming and be prepared to renegotiate your relationship as you reconnect.

Check out the information at the links below.

Topics include:

  • Hints for a Happy Homecoming: Reuniting after a long deployment is fun, exciting and one of the best things about Navy life. Enjoy homecoming and be prepared to renegotiate your relationship as you reconnect.
  • Returning to Children: Homecoming is an exciting time, yet can also be very confusing for kids. The following reactions are often observed in children when a parent returns from deployment. Remember, each child is unique. Your child may react differently.
  • Returning to Children: Strategies for Single Parents: If you’re a single parent in the military, you may experience some unique concerns about reuniting with your children. This document will help you address some of these concerns. 
  • Reunions may be more challenging than anticipated as Sailors and family members adjust to life on shore together again. Your FFSC offers tips to help make the homecoming smoother for all.
  • Contact your local Fleet and Family Support Center or MilitaryOneSource.com at 1-800-342-9647

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