Blue Star Mothers of America
The Blue Star Mothers have, or have had, children honorably serving in the military. The organization is a non-profit (501[c]3) service organization and has chapters throughout the country.
National Guard Bureau Guide for Parents
This guide for parents contains information about the history of the National Guard, the deployment cycle and deployment support. (PDF Format)
Your Soldier, Your Army: A Parents' Guide by Vicki Cody
Vicki Cody is an Army wife and mother. She wrote this book to help parents of Soldiers understand the Army, deployment and many other facets of Army life. The book may be downloaded for free in English or Spanish here or copies may be requested by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.