Survey Findings

The Department of Defense regularly surveys service members and their families to better understand the experiences of military life. These survey results provide a candid look at how service members and their families experience their lives in the military. Topics covered include overall well-being, levels of stress, financial health, family life, and the impact of deployments.

Status of Forces Survey

These annual surveys of military service members provide a look at the experiences and attitides of service members across all military branches. The survey is conducted separately for active-duty service members and reserve component service members. Topics often include leading indicators, Military OneSource, financial health, transition assistance, family life, access to technology.

Spouse Survey

These annual surveys of military service members provide a look at the experiences and attitides of service members across all military branches. The survey is conducted separately for active-duty service members and reserve component service members. Topics often include leading indicators, Military OneSource, financial health, transition assistance, family life, access to technology.