If you think divorce rates are high among the general population, they’re nothing compared to divorce rates for members of the armed forces.
Divorces among army officers rose a whopping 78% between 2003 and 2005.
And divorce among enlisted personnel has risen 53% since 2000.
Military personnel and their spouses going through divorces should keep several special issues in mind related to:
- Survivor Benefits and
- the 10 Year Rule