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Q: Military marrage percentages ( Answered 4 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: Military marrage percentages
Category: Relationships and Society > Relationships
Asked by: dannycaulfield-ga
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Posted: 17 Sep 2006 18:27 PDT
Expires: 17 Oct 2006 18:27 PDT
Question ID: 766174
What percentage join the military married, and what percentage leave
the military married?  I have been using 8% joined and over 60%
leaving married.
Subject: Re: Military marrage percentages
Answered By: bobbie7-ga on 17 Sep 2006 21:21 PDT
Rated:4 out of 5 stars
Hello Dannycaulfield, 

According to the report ?Population Representation in the Military
Services,? 9 percent of first-time enlisted recruits are married and
by the end of the first term of service (4years) approximately 42% are

?Although only 9 percent of first-time enlisted recruits are married,
a large percentage of enlisted Service members are (49 percent). By
the end of the first term of service (typically four years),
approximately 42 percent of male enlisted members have become

Chapter 3: Population Representation in the Military services

Figure 3.6:
Trends in marital status of active duty members

Additional information:

Marital Status: Chapter 2

Marital Status: Chapter 4

Table A-2. FY 2002 Applicants* for Active Component Enlistment by Age,
Marital Status, and Gender with Civilian Comparison Group


Population Representation in the Military Services

Search terms:
marital status when entering the military

I hope the information provided is helpful!

Best regards,
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