Get connected with military spouses & significant others

Looking for connection and friendship? Here are groups to plug into so you're not alone.

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Online connection and support

Esposas Militares
www.esposasmilitares.webs.com
Esposas Militares Hispanas USA comenzó en Diciembre 2007. Hemos sido de gran ayuda para muchas familias militares, en diferentes aspectos. Cuando no encontramos una respuesta buscamos y trabajamos hasta encontrarla. 


Her War Her Voice
www.herwarhervoice.com
Supporting our Soldiers, Marines, Airmen, and Sailors by supporting their loved ones.


Homefront United Network
www.homefrontunited.com
The Homefront United Network is here to provide all military spouses and family members a comfortable and positive environment. This is a place for you to gain resources, vent, support others and celebrate our lives as military spouses, family and friends.


InDependent - Virtual
https://www.facebook.com/groups/independent.nutrition/
InDependent - Virtual is an online community for InDependent and is maintained by the six co-founders. This community is intended to inform and connect U.S. military spouses worldwide about health and wellness.


Macho Spouse
www.machospouse.com
Macho Spouse is an educational video series and online resource for male military spouses.

Our mission is to help male military spouses connect with one another and assure that we are not alone in this military family lifestyle. Macho Spouse includes interviews, information and life experiences from male military spouses, PhD. level military family researchers and counselors, military spouse career experts, and bloggers/authors on military family life.


Military SOS
www.militarysos.com
Military Significant Others and Spouse Support provides information and support for all aspects of the military life, from basic and bootcamp to relocation and retirement. You'll find friends in your area, deployment support groups, people who understand this life and your feelings, ideas for care packages, support for post deployment reintegration, advice on helping kids cope with the military lifestyle and much more.


MilSpouse.com
www.milspouse.com
MilSpouse.com is the official website of Military Spouse magazine. Find military spouse related information and articles on deployment, relationships, sex, family, children, money, careers, education, decorating, mental and physical health.


Military Spouse Advocacy Network
https://www.milspouseadvocacynetwork.org
Our mission is to create stronger military families through education, empowerment and support.

At Military Spouse Advocacy Network we understand the challenges that each military spouse and their family face on a daily basis. This is why our advocates provide peer-to-peer mentorship, resources and programs needed to overcome challenges such as, being a new military spouse, caregiver, finance, education, career & employment, deployments, reintegration & resilience, mental health, transition from active duty to civilian life. 


Semper Fi Sisters
www.semperfisisters.com
We are a group committed to supporting not only ALL branches of military and families (active, reserves, veterans, injured/wounded, the fallen families) but each other as women who have a desire & spirit of giving & sharing.


SpouseBuzz
http://www.spousebuzz.com/
A community of news, culture, tips, tricks and great ideas for the modern military spouse.


Air Force - Air Force Wives
www.airforcewives.com
BJ 'n Cindy, a retired Marine couple, created this network and filled it with all kinds of resources to help you find whatever you may need... and to find one another.


Army - Army Wife Network
www.armywifenetwork.com
Army Wife Network is the internet’s leading website for army wives, by army wives. We boast the only internet talk radio show designed specifically for military spouses – Army Wife Talk Radio.


Army - Family Readiness Group (Virtual FRG)
www.armyfrg.org
ArmyFRG is your direct connection to Command information for your unit. Register today for your unit's Virtual FRG site and get connected to all of the pertinent information and resources you need to stay informed and connected.


Coast Guard - Coast Guard Wives
www.coastguardwives.com
BJ 'n Cindy, a retired Marine couple, created this network and filled it with all kinds of resources to help you find whatever you may need... and to find one another.


Coast Guard - Coastie Chicks
www.coastiechicks.net
Welcome to CoastieChicks.net, an un-official United States Coast Guard support group. This site is intended for Coast Guard Spouses, but anyone associated with the Coast Guard may participate.


Coast Guard - National Council of Coast Guard Spouses' Clubs
http://www.nationalcouncilofcgsc.org
The National Council of Coast Guard Spouses' Clubs is dedicated to strengthening our club environments and fostering the unique pride that comes from sharing experiences with other Coast Guard spouses. Our mission is to provide resource support and advisory assistance regarding club matters, and to establish a central location for our spouses to identify and connect with spouses' clubs across the nation.  


Marines - Marine Wives
www.marinewives.com
BJ 'n Cindy, a retired Marine couple, we created this network and filled it with all kinds of resources to help you find whatever you may need... and to find one another.


Navy - Navy Wives
www.navywives.com
BJ 'n Cindy, a retired Marine couple, created this network and filled it with all kinds of resources to help you find whatever you may need... and to find one another.


Navy - Navy Wives Club of America
www.navywivesclubsofamerica.org
NWCA is the Navy Wives Clubs of America, Inc., the country's only National Federation of Sea Services Spouses.


Navy - The Navy Fleet and Family Support Center
https://cnic.navy.mil/ffr/family_readiness/fleet_and_family_support_program.html
Fleet and Family Support ProgramFleet and Family Support Programs (FFSP) support individual and family readiness and adaptation to life in the Navy. Programs include:
  • Deployment support for Sailors and their families
  • Personal and family wellness education and counseling
  • Emergency preparedness and response
  • Crisis intervention and response 
  • Military and personal career development
  • Financial education and counseling
  • Spouse employment


Local connection and support for military families

Blue Star Family chapters
https://bluestarfam.org/resources/communities/
Our Blue Star Family chapters get together for friendship and support, but they also connect to help fellow military families and/or the larger community AND to get cool stuff for their units or bases with the help of our national BSF programs and partnerships with groups like KIDS in Distress.


Cadence International Hospitality House - Located near military installations
www.cadence.org
At “a home away from home” servicemen and women find an open door, a comfortable couch, a home-cooked meal, and people who listen, encourage, love, and point them to the hope of Christ. Hospitality Houses offer different ministries depending on location. These may include Bible studies, singles groups, family-focused ministries, evangelistic outreach efforts, one-to-one discipleship, and coffee house ministries. Hospitality House missionaries strive to share the ups and downs of life with military personnel, encouraging them into deeper relationships with others and with Christ.


Churches - Military friendly
www.militarybeliever.com
Connect, serve and grow with military believers, churches and ministries around the world.


CWOC - Catholic military wives Bible study at military installations
Catholic Women of the Chapel is a diverse group of Catholic Women who come together for fun, God talk, faith sharing, Bible study, prayer, and military life sharing. CWOC is many things. Above all, we are a group of women of the church who recognize the importance of a safe, caring environment of acceptance, tolerance, and concern for the spiritual, physical, emotional and intellectual well-being of our members. We are a circle of friends looking outward, ready to find ways to serve others and spread the good news.


InDependent
https://in-dependent.org/community/
InDependent’s mission is to connect military spouses to local health and wellness resources, as well as offer virtual and in-person programs in support of their wellness journey. InDependent represents military spouses from all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, including Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard and the attached reserve units.



Just Moved - Find local classes using Moving On After Moving In material
https://justmoved.org/after-the-boxes-study/find-a-group/
Whether your move was a welcome opportunity or a dreaded event, you face tremendous change and the daunting task of starting over in a new place. Studies reveal that moving is among the top stressors, especially among women. Attending a Moving On After Moving In group is the best way to make this time of transition go more smoothly.


Military Faith
www.militaryfaith.com
Use this website to connect and grow with military Christians at or near your duty station or ship.


Mothers of Preschoolers - (Military and non-military MOPS)
Has childcare while Moms meet in a structured environment
www.mops.org
MOPS stands for Mothers of Preschoolers. MOPS International exists to meet the needs of every mom - urban, suburban and rural moms, stay-at-home and working moms, teen, single and married moms - moms with different lifestyles who all share a similar desire to be the very best moms they can be! MOPS recognizes that the years from infancy through kindergarten are foundational in a mother-child relationship and are filled with unique needs.

MOPS helps moms through relationships established in the context of local groups that provide a caring atmosphere for today's mother of young children. MOPS also encourages and supports moms through resources such as books, their web site and the MOPS International Membership.


Officers' Christian Fellowship (OCF)
www.ocfusa.org/find-ocf
OCF - Building Christian leaders, families, fellowships. Our purpose is to glorify God by uniting Christian officers for biblical fellowship and outreach, equipping and encouraging them to minister effectively in the military society.

OCF's directory will help you to locate Local Fellowships, primary contacts, and partnering chapels and churches.

As you travel TDY/TAD, deploy or move with PCS orders we hope that you will take advantage of this information and enjoy Christian fellowship.

There are local OCF organizations at almost every major military installation in the U.S., overseas, and on many Navy ships. If you are about to depart -- on a permanent change of station or on temporary duty -- we encourage you to contact us, and we will be glad to assist you in linking up with a local representative where you are going. Visit this LINK for a listing of OCF Fellowships and OCF Affiliated Churches and Chapels.


PWOC - Protestant military wives Bible study at military installations
http://thehubpwoc.net/
http://thehubpwoc.net/wheres-my-pwoc/
The Protestant Women of the Chapel International is a resource network that unites, trains and encourages women in the military chapel community in their spiritual growth.

PWOC is God empowered, Christ centered and Spirit led; exists as an extension of the chapel; encourages women to grow spiritually within the body of Christ through prayer, the study of God's Word, worship and service; is sponsored by the Army Chief of Chaplains and is recognized by the leadership of the Air Force, Navy, Marine and Coast Guard Chaplaincy.


Local chapters for active military families

Stroller Warriors
http://www.strollerwarriors.com/
Stroller Warriors® is a free running club for military spouses and their family members.


Team RWB
https://www.teamrwb.org/
Team RWB’s mission is to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity.


Wear Blue: Run to Remember
http://www.wearblueruntoremember.org/
Wear Blue: Run to Remember is a national nonprofit running community that honors the service and sacrifice of the American military. wear blue: run to remember creates a support network for military members and their families; it bridges the gap between military and civilian communities and it creates a living memorial for our country’s fallen military members. wear blue: run to remember exists for the fallen, for the fighting and for the families.


Local chapters for military spouse professionals

In Gear Career
http://ingearcareer.org/
Military spouses find that one of the greatest impediments to achieving long-term career growth is the difficulty they have building a professional network each time they relocate. In order to address this need, In Gear Career will establish two different types of communities in which Military Spouses with professional careers can interact.

Local chapters - Groups of career minded Military spouses will be established and meet for support, professional development and networking opportunities near all major military installations.

Provide resources - In Gear Career develops and provides free professional career resources and advice tailored specifically for Military spouses.


The MilSpo Project
http://milspoproject.org/
We are Milspo Project, a global network of U.S. military spouses who believe entrepreneurship is a unique answer to the military spouse unemployment crisis in our country. Together we are embracing the unpredictability of this beautiful thing we call military life. We're redefining what is means to be a successful milspouse professional in today's world guided by our member-centered mission to empower and educate military spouses through group meet ups, online workshops, expert training, and monthly goal workbooks.


Events

Gather Conference
http://www.gatherconference.org/
Gather is a conference for women in PWOC and beyond, to celebrate, connect, encourage, and prepare.


Military Spouse Wellness Summit
https://in-dependent.org/wellness-summit
The Military Spouse Wellness Summit is an ONLINE event that brings you ten guest expert interviews to listen to in the comfort of your home or on the go, plus an array of holistic marriage resources.


Planting Roots
http://www.plantingroots.net/events/
Planting Roots is an independent ministry impacting military families with the Gospel of Jesus Christ for victorious living. Through Christ-centered, engaging events, world-class communicators and worship leaders speak into the lives of military families with the Gospel of Jesus Christ while challenging and encouraging believers to live out their faith in the place they are planted.


Semper Fi Sisters Beach Blast - Port St. Joe, FL
http://www.semperfisisters.com
The purpose of Semper Fi Sisters Beach Blast is to provide friendship, support, valuable resources and information to the female family members of our past and present Armed Forces in a safe, friendly, fun and peaceful environment while participating in the SFS annual "Boxes of Love from the Home Front" packing event for deployed service members.


SpouseBUZZ Live
http://spousebuzz.com/spousebuzzlive
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