Military Institution: An Introduction To The Military Family Reintegration

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Military Family Reintegration
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Military Family Reintegration
Reintegration as a family after military deployment is not an easy experience, neither is it a natural happening. Reintegration is not an event but a process that requires some time and effort. It also requires one to understand that every individual underwent some form of change during the separation. During the process of separation each individual in a family may have developed his/her role in the family structure. The reintegration process can however prove quite disappointing and stressful. Managing reintegration process requires patience, preparation, realistic expectations and understanding of each other. In this essay, I will analyze
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Disruptions majorly occur during deployment and after deployment. Disruptions are quite evident especially when the victim is exposed to traumatic experiences, and acute stress. Post-traumatic stress can be a major distraction that can prevent the individual from continuing with his/her life. Disruptions are also very common among the family members especially the children. Military families are often faced with major disruptions such as moving, PTSD, frequent deployments and loss of parent during warfare (Mohaupt, 2009). Military children sometimes display extraordinary resilience. The effects of military life can sometimes be positive or negative; children who experience a long duration of separation can come out strong if they assume the new responsibilities in the family (Mohaupt, 2009). Even though military children are sometimes faced by PTSD, the high rate of resilience always helps them to cope up with the situations and overcome their…show more content…
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