Nick Armstrong

New studies on military spouses look at barriers to employment

Military spouses face unemployment three times higher than their civilian counterparts. One group has come forward to help to turn that around.

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(DoD photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Cory Booth, U.S. Navy/Released)A U.S. Sailor reunites with his family at Naval Station San Diego, Calif., Oct. 29, 2013, after returning from a seven-month deployment aboard the guided missile cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59). The Princeton conducted maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom in the U.S. 5th Fleet and U.S. 7th Fleet areas of responsibility.

Veterans group hopes to shed light on military spouse unemployment

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(AP Photo/Mike Groll)FILE - This April 22, 2014, file photo shows an employment application form on a table during a job fair in Hudson, N.Y. If you’re miserable at work, set a deadline for resigning, and take that time to double down on your job search, supercharge your savings and replace the benefits you’ll give up when you quit. Build financial reserves now, and you’ll be better prepared to leave this chapter behind. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

Veterans Employment initiative: What’s working, what’s not, and how to move forward

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