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The exact hows and whens of joining the military depend on a few factors: Which branch? Does your student want to join as an enlistee or as an officer? Do they want to attend college?

Check out our post on preparing to enter the military to learn how to identify the best stepping-stones for your teen to reach their goals.

No matter where you’re stationed, our resources, assistance, and encouragement are just a click or phone call away. We'll do what we can to ease each transition and make your homeschool experience possible!

The answer depends on the laws of that country, since a country’s education laws apply to all children who reside there, whether or not they are citizens. Start by contacting the HSLDA Global Outreach team at or 540-338-5600. We have information on homeschooling laws in many countries where such laws exist and insight into the general educational climate in many other countries. Even if homeschooling is not explicitly recognized by a country’s law, it may still be possible to homeschool there. We may also be able to connect you with a homeschooling family or support organization in that country. 

Always contact HSLDA before speaking with any foreign country’s officials regarding home education. 

Military families stationed in a foreign country may have different protections based upon treaties or other agreements relating to the legal status of military forces. These protections may or may not extend to civilian personnel and contractors. Again, we recommend you contact HSLDA for advice in this or any other situation involving homeschooling overseas.

Yes, we are happy to give a $15 discount to honor the following—those who are in the military (active or veteran), first responders (police, fire, EMT), full-time pastors, or full-time missionaries. This discount is only available with the Pay yearly option. To claim your discount, click one of the links below to start your membership:


Military Homeschooling Overseas

A brief guidance on the homeschooling status of military overseas

9 Tips for Homeschooling in the Military Q&A

Is it legal? How to connect? What about support when PCSing? Watch this free webinar to get an insider’s scoop on homeschooling in the military!

NCAA Eligibility for Military Homeschool Students!

Explore NCAA Scholarship Eligibility for Military Homeschool Students: planning, documenting courses, core requirements, key forms, deadlines: see webinar!

Military Families

At HSLDA, we want your family's homeschooling experience to be a highlight of your service. Many HSLDA members are active-duty military families, reservists, veterans, and Department of Defense civilian personnel who have found homeschooling to be a rewarding educational choice.

Preparing to Enter the Military: Your Mission

Is your homeschooled teen interested in joining the military? Help them zero in on their specific military career goals and achieve their dreams.

Scholarships and Other Resources for Military Families

Check out these scholarships and resources available to children of military service members.

Curriculum Discounts for Military Families

Generally, large curriculum distributors do not offer special discounts for military families, but independent publishers often do! Here are a few we know about . . .

Homeschooling in the Military: Strategies for Success | Ep. 63

Join Natalie Mack (HSLDA Educational Consultant) and Heather Everett, homeschool mom and military spouse, for a conversation all about success strategies for homeschooling as a military family.

Technology Tips for Military Homeschoolers

Military families often rely on technology to bridge the separation between loved ones and support networks—but technology can also enhance learning opportunities. Here are a few ideas of how technology platforms can broaden homeschool experiences.

Equipping the Military Homeschool Community | Ep. 111

Join Jim Mason (HSLDA President) and Natalie Mack (HSLDA Military Outreach) for a conversation about how HSLDA is serving homeschooled military families in many different ways.