Wednesday, January 16, 2013

CNIC Releases New Online Navy Spouse Orientation Course

From Commander, Navy Installations Command Public Affairs
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Commander Navy Installations Command's (CNIC), Work and Family Life Department released an online training course for new Navy spouses called New Spouse Orientation (NSO), officials announced Jan. 16.

The course is designed to support new Navy spouses that may be geographically isolated or unable to attend this Fleet and Family Support Center workshop in person. The NSO course is available on demand 24/7.

The online training provides information on benefits, support services, military culture and resources to help Navy spouses adapt to the military lifestyle.

According to Dede O'Rourke, CNIC Relocation Assistance Program Analyst, "the NSO course should be at the top of any new Navy spouse's to do list."

For direct access to the course, visit or

This online training does not replace the Fleet and Family Support Center new spouse workshop; it provides access to those who cannot attend in person.

For more information on New Spouse Orientation please contact the Fleet and Family Support Center. To find your nearest center, visit

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