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Ministering to the Military Community. Ch. Maj. Rob Edwards, CAP Middle East Region Chaplain. Ministering to Military Families. The Military Context The Emotional Cycle of Deployment Practical Ways to Serve “Referral-ology 101”. Understanding the Military Context. Demographics.

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Ministering to theMilitary Community

Ch. Maj. Rob Edwards, CAP

Middle East Region Chaplain

“Citizens Serving Communities”


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Ministering to Military Families

  • The Military Context

  • The Emotional Cycle of Deployment

  • Practical Ways to Serve

  • “Referral-ology 101”


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Understanding the Military Context

“Citizens Serving Communities”


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Demographics

  • 2,246,000 Americans in Uniform

    • 1.4 Million are Active Duty

    • 860,000 are Reserve & National Guard

  • 30% represent an ethnic minority

  • 16% are female

  • 52% are married

  • 40% are under age 30

  • 7% single parent families

  • 250,000 are preparing to deploy or are deployed

    • 3 out of 5 of these have family responsibilities


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Scope of Need

  • To date, more than 1.5 million Americans have been deployed

    • 500,000 have been deployed for at least 2 tours in CZ

    • 70,000 have been deployed for 3 tours in CZ

    • 20,000 have been deployed at least 5 times

    • To date, over 3,200 Americans have been KIA

    • Over 23,000 have returned from CZ with permanent disabilities

    • 25% of all returning service members are struggling with psychological injuries

  • Currently 700,000 children in America have one parent deployed


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Distance to Drilling Unit

  • DOD defines reasonable commuting distance as 50 miles

  • 2004 GAO reports revealed 400 mile average commute

  • Result is benefits data is not getting "home"


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Understanding the Emotional Cycle of Deployment

“Citizens Serving Communities”


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The Emotional Cycle of Deployment

  • Stage 1 – Anticipation of Departure

  • Stage 2 – Detachment and Withdrawal

  • Stage 3 – Emotional Disorganization

  • Stage 4 – Recovery and Stabilization

  • Stage 5 – Anticipation of Return

  • Stage 6 – Return Adjustment and Renegotiation

  • Stage 7 – Reintegration and Stabilization


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Practical Ways to Serve

“Citizens Serving Communities”


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Practical Ways to Serve

  • Spiritual Care

  • Worship Rituals

  • Home & Auto Care/Repair

  • Child Care

  • Youth

  • Support Groups


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“Referral-ology 101”

“Citizens Serving Communities”


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“Referral-ology 101”

  • Military OneSource

    • 1-800-342-9647

    • http://www.militaryonesource.com

  • Service-Related Aid/Relief Societies

  • Family Support/Readiness Centers

  • Tri-Care

    • http://www.tricare.mil


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“Referral-ology 101”

  • Veterans Service Organizations

    • American Legion

    • Blue Star Mothers

    • Department of Veterans Affairs

    • Disabled American Veterans

    • Military Order of the Purple Heart

    • Veterans of Foreign Wars


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Questions?

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