Military Spouse Employment Initiative

The military spouse unemployment rate (21%) has not significantly changed since 2015.* That’s why USAA, Navy Federal Credit Union, and PenFed have joined forces to tackle military spouse employment through a multi-year effort aimed at understanding specific employment barriers and identifying solutions for long-term spouse employment.

*2021 Active-Duty Spouse Survey


Military Spouse Employer Focus Group Report (2023)

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This event was intended for organizations and companies interested in learning more about hiring and retaining Military Spouses in their workforce. The discussion provided a place for hiring professionals to come together to learn about the unique lifestyle that makes a MilSpouse a desirable candidate for their job openings. Watch the recording above.


Military Spouse Employment Playbook
(publishing 2025)

Military Spouse Employment Comprehensive Report
(publishing 2025)