Marriage in the Military

Stetter, Ashley
February 2007
Soldiers;Feb2007, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p32
The article reports on the happy and sad stories of marriage in the U.S. military and the steps that officials are doing to preserve the marriages. It says that the statistics provided by the U.S. Army chief of chaplains indicate that 8,367 Army couples divorced in 2005. Lieutenant Colonel Peter J. Frederich, family ministries officer for the office of the Army Chief of Chaplains, said that the Army has launched a number of family support programs since the war on terror began.


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