Thinkstock Share: Deployment Support The Military Family Services Program provides information and support to your family when the CAF member is absent due to operational requirements such as deployments, tours, or postings. Resources: Parcel Service - Information for mailing parcels to members at overseas operations. Road to Mental Readiness (R2MR) Family Resources - The family member resources section of the R2MR training includes pre- and post-deployment information. A Family Guide to the Military Experience - This guide prepared by Military Family Services provides you with a general overview of the resources you need to plan and prepare for the military lifestyle. My Mom is a Soldier - A book written by MCpl Shawn Belisle for parents and educators of military children aged 4-8 years. It is indended to educate and support children during the often emotional and stressful posting season. Joey's Mom is Going Away - A book written by Nathalie Connoly supports children who are separated from a parent. The story uses text, illustrations, and activities to take children into Joey the beaver's world as he copes with his mother's absence.