This text introduces readers to military families, their resilience, and the challenges of military life. Personal stories from active duty, National Guard, reservists, veterans, and their families bring their experiences to life. A review of the latest research, theories, policies, and programs better prepares reader for working with military families. Objectives, key terms, tables, figures, summaries, and exercises, including web-based exercises, serve as a chapter review. The book concludes with a glossary of key terms.