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About Us

MISSION: mkPLANET is a growing community designed and run by current and adult MKs that strives to provide a safe and open environment for interaction, information, and support. VISION: Community: To become a community that focuses on the growth of meaningful connections among MKs, their families, and member care workers, to provide them with social […]

What We Do

MKs are a diverse and eclectic bunch. We are young and old, rooted and roaming, visible and hidden. We come from anywhere and travel everywhere, collecting homes like souvenirs. We redefine the cultural term ‘alternative.’ Our niche skills likely won’t show up on our resumes. And our true-to-life adventures could give some of those reality […]


Have a question, concern, or idea? You can contact us by e-mail at administrator [at] mkplanet.com or by using the form below. We look forward to hearing from you.


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What’s On the Calendar

The events in our calendar are specifically for MKs/TCKs (past and present), their parents, MK/TCK workers (e.g. educators, dorm parents, counsellors, etc.), and anyone else who is in one way or another associated with MKs/TCKs.

We post a range of events that may interest our members, such as:

  • Conferences & Retreats
  • Workshops, Webinars & Seminars
  • Reunions & Social gatherings (local & online)
  • Application deadlines (grants & scholarships, gap year programs, etc.)

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  • Research Library

    Research Library

    Soon we’ll be cataloging research articles about the MK and TCK experience. Stay tuned!

  • Write for mkPLANET

    Write for Us

    mkPLANET provides insight on the globally-mobile lifestyle from the MK perspective. Our main requirement is that you demonstrate an understanding of our audience and an ability speak to them meaningfully. So whether you’re an MK (past or present), a parent of an MK, if you’re an MK Care worker, a TCK with another background (Military […]

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    The heart of mkPLANET is the community section of our site. Click the Forums link in the menu (above) to create your account, browse through the many topics and interact with other members. We look forward to meeting you!

  • Resource Directory

    Resource Centre

    This is your hub for MK/TCK-related support and resources. We list organizations, professional services, social groups, alumni, and more. Whatever you’re looking for, chances are you’ll find it here. Click on links below to browse resources by category, or search for an organization or group using the search bar to the right. Clubs and Organizations […]



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