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Carmen Blackmore's spent years pursuing a degree because the military relocates her husband often.
Carmen Blackmore's spent years pursuing a degree because the military relocates her husband often.

Military spouses struggle with careers

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The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are putting great stress on military families. Repeat deployments and the threat of injury or death are forcing some to rethink their commitment to the armed forces. But the military's been struggling to retain its best and brightest for decades. Part of the problem is the trouble soldiers' spouses have in pursuing their own careers. David Sommerstein reports.

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Laura Dempsey says Congress needs to act to keep families in the military.

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