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How do I contact someone who is deployed?

How do I contact someone who is deployed?

For information on how to contact service members who are currently deployed, please contact the deployed individual’s unit command. In addition, each branch may designate the following individuals to serve as a source of information for family members:

  • Navy and Coast Guard: a volunteer Ombudsmen serves as a liaison between the unit and family members
  • Air Force: the Air Force Squadron will designate a Key Volunteer
  • Army: each Army unit will designate a Family Readiness Support Assistant (FRSA)
  • Marine Corps: Family Readiness Officers serve family members of deployed Marines

You can find contact information for these representatives by calling the deployed individual’s duty station.

Whom do I contact about active duty issues?

Whom do I contact about active duty issues?

Active duty issues are not within the scope of responsibilities of state government. We encourage you to contact your U.S. Congressional representatives to voice your concerns and receive further assistance. You can find contact information for U.S. Representatives and Senators by visiting https://www.govtrack.us/congress/members and entering your home address.

How do I receive Veterans Affairs Benefits?

How do I receive Veterans Affairs Benefits?

The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs has a devoted team of professionals committed to ensuring that all who served, and their loved ones, are made aware of and maximize all the benefits and resources available. For more information, please visit the Benefits & Claims section of the NC DMVA website, or call (984) 204-8366.