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Spouses of Veterans

Everyone Serves: A Handbook for Family and Friends of Service Members

Everyone Serves is a free eBook designed to help family and friends of service members manage the stresses of deployment and build resilience in ways that are valuable to themselves and their warriors long after the deployment experience is completed. It was created through extensive contributions and review from military experts, service members, military families, and mental health professionals. more...

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Military and Veteran Caregiver Network

Online resources for family and neighbor caregivers. more...

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Uniformed Services Former Spouses Protection Act

How can I enforce a Court Order regarding military retirement pay, child support or alimony owed by a service member? The Uniformed Services Former Spouses Protection Act is a federal law that authorizes state courts  to distribute military retired pay to a spouse or former spouse of a service member as part of a divorce decree.  It also provides a way to enforce state court orders related to distributions of military retirement pay, child sup more...

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Uniformed Services Former Spouses' Protection Act

With the passage of the USFSPA, Congress took the opportunity to set forth various requirements to govern the division of military retired pay. Congress sought to make a fair system for military members, considering that their situation often exposes them to difficulties with civil litigation. more...

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