Quiz: Which Type of Military Man Is Best for You?
Which Type of Military Man Is Best for You?
By: Zoe Samuel
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About This Quiz

Military life is not for everyone - though technically thanks to registering for the draft, it could be imposed on half of the people irrespective of how they feel about it. However, in practice, two generations of Americans have been able to join the military or not as a matter of choice. That means the only people who end up there are those who have made a conscious decision that military life is right for them. They're committed to the travel, the training, the extremely hierarchical environment where everything has an acronym, and everyone knows where they're supposed to be at all times.

Being married into that life is also a choice. Military spouses face all sorts of limitations on their freedom to choose where they live and what sort of lifestyle they'll have. However, they also enjoy a great many opportunities, as well as certain guarantees regarding pensions and healthcare that are very enticing. On top of that, they get to serve in their own way, holding the fort while the fighting men and women of the military secure the homeland.

Happily, there are lots of ways to serve, and that means there are lots of options for a military spouse. What sort of military man would best match your vision of life as a military partner? Let's find out!

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