Hello, Can someone point me in the right direction as to where to find written reference to this. Over the years I've heard a lot of hear say, of SOME single parent soldiers not deploying. I've just heard how someone had to put his child into care for 6 months as he had no immediate family to care for the child while he deployed. Costing him over £7000 with no help to pay the bill. I'd rather hand in my mess tins, than do this to my child. Any information in this matter would be very welcome.