July 26, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

Prepare your family for the challenges of deployment with this comprehensive iPhone app-free for a limited time. The Soldier/Family Deployment Handbook app provides resources to help soldiers and their loved ones make it through difficult situations, including unique information for those in the National Guard or Reserve.

June 7, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

This military-style countdown calendar helps you keep track of important events and keep others in the loop. How many days have passed since you were deployed? How many hours remain until you can head back home? Find all the information you need in a click on your smartphone. The Short Timer app for iPhone and Android allows you to program in important dates and events and watch the days tick away. It is ideal for enlisted personnel to monitor milestones and share information with friends and family. Users can simply send automatic updates to loved ones using built-in Twitter and Facebook broadcasts.