Military Youth on the Move website
upgrade features updated look, content
|WASHINGTON, D.C. (Department of Defense News) — The
Military Youth on the Move (MYOM) website has a whole new look!
The one stop website for military children has been redesigned including
a new easy navigation layout, updated content and a whole new section on
tips for everyone. MYOM is designed specifically for military children —
kids, pre-teens and teenagers — giving them the tips and advice needed
to help navigate everything from moving, social life, school, and more.
MYOM also includes tips and information to help parents guide their
children through the challenges of not only a military lifestyle such as
when a parent deploys or saying good-bye to friends but everyday
challenges such as how to save money and going green.
The updated content for each audience of military children includes
articles and information written for the specific age group in the
Each article section has helpful tips and cool links that encourage
viewers to find additional information about the topics to help
incorporate the information into their daily life and help them overcome
the challenges they face.
MYOM also features quotes from military children of all ages on topics
to help connect with viewers and let them know they are not alone. There
are military children and parents out there going through the same
experiences, and the quotes share those experiences and give helpful
The new layout includes a new section aimed at all audiences with tips
and information on topics including moving, living healthy, help with
deployment, divorce, and online safety. The new Podcasts and More
section includes podcasts, videos, access to online communities, and
promotional materials. The podcasts available for pre-teens, teenagers,
and parents include topics such as staying in touch with friends, saving
money and spending wisely, and Internet safety.
The videos available are from best-selling children’s book author Trevor
Romain, who addresses some of the most common problems that children in
military Families face such as bullying and homework.
The new “Communities” section offers links to MYOM Teens and Parents
groups on HOMEFRONTConnections, a social networking environment for
servicemembers and their Families.
These two communities give military teens and their parents the
opportunity to share experiences, advice, and connect with others in
similar situations on everything from packing for a move to learning
about saving money.
Promotional materials include informative youth and parent brochures
available to print and share with Family, friends, and coworkers.
Service providers also can print the new postcard and poster to help
spread the word about the new site.
Visit the new MYOM website at
http://apps.mhf.dod.mil/pls/psgprod/f?p=MYOM:HOME2:0 and encourage
your children to explore all the information to help navigate through a
mobile military lifestyle. MYOM representatives also welcome input where
participants can tell MYOM what they think of the new website.
MYOM exists to help military Families find the resources they’ve been
looking for whether they are moving out, moving up, or moving on!
For more information about military movements in the Fort McCoy
community, contact the Army Community Service Center at