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Spotlight

Military Spouse Appreciation

The Defense Department recognizes the strength and contributions of our nearly 1 million military spouses and offers extra support and activities focused on real-world needs on Military Spouse Appreciation Day each May, and year-round.

 

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Military Force Family Members

2,582,001

Total

6.8%

Dual-Military Marriage

33.7 years

Average Age

950,879

Total DOD Spouses

597,737

Total Active-Duty Military Spouses

353,142

Total DOD Reserve Spouses

665,764

Total Active-Duty Members Married

90,755

Total Active-Duty Dual-Military Marriages

20,593

Total DOD Reserve Dual-Military Marriages

Try the interactive chart and see the full 2020 demographics report for more.

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