Do married couples in the military get stationed together?
A join spouse assignment allows legally married active-duty military couples the opportunity to be stationed together at the same installation.
What is a military spouse entitled to?
Most also receive a variety of allowances, special pays and bonuses depending on things like deployment, paygrade and military job. For most married service members, those allowances include Basic Allowance for Subsistence (BAS) and Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH). Guard and Reserve pay work a little differently.
Can you live with your spouse in the military?
If you are married and living with your spouse or minor dependents, you will either live in on-base housing or be given a monetary allowance called Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) to live off-base. This is because the military makes it mandatory for you to provide adequate housing for your dependents.
What does a spouse get in a military divorce?
After divorce, the former spouse is entitled to the Continued Health Care Benefit Program (CHCBP), which is the Tricare version of “COBRA” for three years. And as long as the spouse remains unmarried and was also awarded a share of the military retirement or SBP, the former spouse may remain on CHCBP for life.