Adopting in the Military & From Overseas

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Sally Anne Bowen is in the middle of packing for her family. She is used to this routine. Her husband Kevin, an Air Force major and squadron commander in North Carolina, is being transferr... [more]

Breaking Down the Barriers
Until recently, military families have been hindered by adoption agency rules and stringent criteria that they are not able to meet, such as lengthy residency requirements, mandatory meeti... [more]

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Don - 5 months ago
Trying to find any information or how I go about finding who my birth mother is. I was born in Yokuska and my mother was Japanese. I was adopted to a military family who was stationed in the navy in Yokuska. My step mother is dead and my step father might be alive. I also want to find out how I can locate my stepfather. We lost contact with each other over 35 years ago. #1
Debbie - 6 months ago
I'm trying to find birth parents, I was born 1985 my parents were both in the Air Force in Japan. Where do I start? #2
Lesley - 1 year ago
Military widow wanting to adopt baby abandoned in her care in Indonesia. Needs help to process adoption has had baby since birthdate over 3 months now #3
Fatema - 1 year ago
I m Fatema jannat, anyone want to adopt me?? #4
Julie - 3 years ago
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I am trying to get a copy of my adoption records- where do I start? #5
Carrie - 1 year ago
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I'm wantin to adopt a military man #6
Vicki - 4 years ago
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IM trying to get a copy of my birth certificate from a military adoption in Italy.where doI start. I was born in 1966 #7

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