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Military Resources - Families

Email the School Liaison Officer
Moving soon? Contact the School Liaison at Fort Gordon - Ms. Melissa A. Barrickman

Military OneSourceMilitary OneSource is a national service to support active duty and reserves service members and their families with any of their concerns: help with child care, personal finances, emotional support during deployments, relocation information, or resources for special circumstances. It includes a 24-hour hotline for counseling available to service members in and outside the country.

Military Family Network



Military Resources - Educators

Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC)MCEC is a non-profit organization that identifies challenges that face highly mobile military child, increases awareness of these challenges in military and educational communities, and initiates and implements programs to meet the challenges.

Working with Military Children: A Primer for School Personnel
The Virginia Military Family Services Board prepared a primer for school personnel and guidance counselors. The primer looks at the four major aspects of military lifestyle: separations or deployments, homecomings, relocation, and crises.



Military Resources - Other

Scholarships for Military Children

CYS Services Free Online Tutoring
Live Homework Help® by Tutor.com™ is a free, live, online tutoring service available in English and Spanish 24 hours a day, no matter where you live. Military connected students will be asked for the Garrison Command (Fort Gordon), gender and an e-mail address to register for a login and/or password.

FREE SAT/ACT PowerPrep™ ProgramsThanks to eKnowlege and concerned professional athletes, free $200 SAT/ACT PowerPrep™ programs are available to military service members and their extended families. There is a small fee of $13.84 (per standard program) which enables eKnowledge to provide technical and customer support, registration, licensure, processing, handling and shipping. This nominal charge allows the sponsorship program to continue helping tens of thousands of students every year.

Youth Sponsorship for Military Connected Students Military students transitioning to Columbia County schools may click on the link above or go to www.FortGordon.com click on Family Services, click on Child, Youth & School Services (CYSS), scroll down to Parent and Outreach Services to the Youth Sponsor Request form. Youths who complete these forms will be matched with other youths of the same age who will become their sponsors. Information about enrolling in Fort Gordon CYSS may also be found on the Fort Gordon web site or you may call the Parent and Outreach Services Director, Kathleen Duncan , 706-791-1305 or the Youth Director, Evelyn Guzman 706-791-4446.