Jun 16, 2016
Deployment of a spouse and parent can shake a military family to its core. But according to RAND research, these families display remarkable resilience.
Extended and repeated deployments can cause significant stress to military families and may result in lower levels of reenlistment. RAND research has explored the need for military-sponsored child care and the role of military spouses, and continues to provide guidance to policymakers on how to attract and retain personnel with essential skills while also supporting military families.