“You’ve joined an elite group that opens you to the military spouse community and the diverse skills and talents that they offer,” he said.
Active-duty families face special pressures. Military-mandated family moves to new duty stations involve a certain amount of upheaval, forcing spouses to meet new licensing requirements in new states and make homes in new communities. Sometimes, the moves create gaps in employment resumes that create their own challenges, David Treacher, deputy director of government relations with the National Military Family Association, told the Dayton Daily News last month.
“Our unemployment rate kind of hovers around 21%, which is far above the civilian rate, as many of you know,” said Patricia Barron, deputy assistant secretary of defense for military community and family policy.
A list of companies found in the Military Spouse Employment Partnership program can be found at https://msepjobs.militaryonesource.mil/msep/our-partners