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Taurus M. James, Male Military Spouse (US Air Force), Moody Instrumental Musician, Minister, Teacher, Web Developer and IT Specialist with a passion for using the latest Internet technologies to promote individual artistic expression.
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During deployment, it is important to recognize the signs and symptoms of depression. According to WebMD, some of the symptoms of depression are:
Article by Craig Gilman, Faculty Member at American Military University
Joining the military means a life of training exercises and deployments away from home, not to mention periodic transfers with little choice of duty stations that can be found in countries half a world away. What comes with all that is a career, even if only for a few years, that provides opportunities for personal growth and satisfaction, professional challenge and reward, career development, and leadership opportunities that build a stronger resume.
Becoming a military spouse is a different story. In addition to the unpredictability of the military lifestyle and, often, the additional responsibility of being the de facto head-of-household and primary parental role model during deployments, there is no guarantee of a meaningful career or even temporary job to help pay the bills. Military spouses who want a professional career face high hurdles.