The emotional & financial costs on military families moving frequently

The Current

He's been in the Canadian Armed Forces for more than 20 years, the father of five children, a Senior Officer with time in Afghanistan doing a job he loves ... but he's close to broke, a series of mandated moves have left his family deep in debt. Military families know multiple moves are an occupational reality but for some they are a financial and emotional drain. The Military Ombudsman says the Department of National Defence needs to rethink its policy of moving so many families so many times.

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