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unhappycamper Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-08-08 07:00 AM
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Programs Aim to Curb Divorce Rates
Programs Aim to Curb Divorce Rates
December 05, 2008
American Forces Press Service|by Donna Miles

WASHINGTON - Servicemembers and their spouses are flocking to a broad array of programs to help them strengthen their family relationships as the services step up efforts to curb divorce rates.

Military divorce rates rose by .1 percent -- to 3.4 percent -- during fiscal 2008, with 492 more divorces than the previous year, said Army Lt. Col Les' Melnyk, a Pentagon spokesman.

Military-wide, 25,750 marriages ended in divorce last year.

The Marine Corps, with 3,077 divorces last year, experienced the biggest increase, from 3.3 percent in fiscal 2007 to 3.7 percent.

The Army rate also increased -- to 3.5 percent -- with 10,200 divorces last year. The Army reported a 3.3 percent rate in fiscal 2007, with 9,134 divorces.


Rest of article at: http://www.military.com/news/article/air-force-news/pro...
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LiberalFighter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-08-08 07:36 AM
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1. They need to determine why they have divorces.
Spouse abuse?
Finances?
Incompatibility?
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