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US Military Spouses Battle Career Obstacles

Rachel Tice wants more from her career.  But the 32-year-old wife of a U.S. Marine captain finds it difficult to keep her working life on track because of the demands placed on military families. And she’s not alone. Despite aggressive efforts by the Pentagon and nongovernmental agencies, the wives of active-duty service members have an underemployment rate — meaning that they are working below their capabilities — of more than 90 percent, according to a 2014 Military Officers...

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