LINKS TO MILITARY SUPPORT GROUPS AND SITES

Top Things Not To Say to the Spouse of a Deployed Soldier

http://afghanistanmylasttour.com/2009/06/16/top-things-not-to-say-to-the-spouse-of-a-deployed-soldier/

Beyond the Yellow Ribbon is an organization united to bring servicemembers all the way home!

http://www.beyondtheyellowribbon.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=103&Itemid=78

The website for the magazine -- "Military Spouse"

http://www.militaryspouse.com/

A huge military site that has a section dedicated to the issues faced by military spouses.

http://www.military.com/spouse/military-life/newbies-and-brides/best-military-spouse-advice-received.html

Tips, news and community created just for Military Spouses.

http://www.veteransunited.com/spouse/

Support Military Spouses recognizes and applauds the undaunted courage of military wives and husbands
as they shoulder the responsibility of family life, care for wounded warriors,
and honor the memory of our nation’s fallen heroes.
http://supportmilitaryspouses.org/

News, links and support for military wives, husbands, children & families
http://www.militarywives.com/
MILITARY SPOUSE FACTS

Military spouses live in all 50 states.

Typical military spouse is a female under the age of 35 (80% are under 35)

95% of all military spouses are female

37% have children – average is two children

Military spouses often fill the role of single parent due to deployments

54% of active duty spouses are employed

63% of active duty enlisted spouses are employed

Military spouses are ethnically diverse and hail from around the world

 Source: 2002 demographic report published by the Military Family Resource Center