Spouse Survey

These annual surveys of military spouses provide a look at the experiences and attitides of spouses across all military branches. The survey is conducted separately for active-duty service members and reserve component service members. Topics often include: spouse military support, Military OneSource, financial condition, spouse unemployment, effects of deployment on children. 

2017 Active Duty Spouses Survey

Themes of the 2017 survey of active-duty spouses:

  • Spouse military support
  • Employment
  • Deployment
  • Spouse well-being
  • Child well-being

2017 Reserve Component Spouses Survey

Themes of the 2017 survey of reserve component spouses:

  • Spouse military support
  • Military OneSource
  • Financial condition and spouse unemployment rate
  • Activation/deployment
  • Reunion and reintegration
  • Effects of deployment on children