Former Military Spouse Protection Act?

Answer The Uniform Services Former Spouse Protection Act (USFPSA) regulates the dissemination of military pensions to the divorced spouses of military personnel. The Act, which was first passed in 1982, a... Read More »

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Would an ex military spouse qualify for a percentage of military retirement in a divorce?

Ex-military spouses qualify for 50 percent of the military member's retirement if the couple was married for at least 10 years while the service member was on active duty, according to Divorcenet.c... Read More »

When Is Military Spouse Day?

Military Spouse Day occurs every year the Friday before Mother's Day. Military Spouse Day was founded by President Ronald Reagan in 1984 and is designed to honor the men and women who make sacrific... Read More »

What is military-spouse preference?

Due to the multiple moves required of active-duty military personnel, some spouses find it hard to find and maintain gainful employment. Public Law 99-145 was passed as part of the DoD Authorizatio... Read More »

Military Spouse Relief Act?

A grass-roots movement of military wives, the Military Spouse Relief Act, formally known as the Military Spouse Residency Relief Act was signed into law by President Barack Obama in November 2009 a... Read More »