ASVAB update:

So i took my asvab and it didnt go so well, I only got a 48....and i needed a 50!!!! I am going to take it again on the 8th...This time I will definately study!  I feel so stupid because I know I couldve done much better.... on the other hand I have a question.. Is any one who is married on here in a seperate branch as their dh? If I were to decide to do navy or army would they still do joint spouse with my DH being Air Force... I really want to do air force but I dont want to rule out other options.


 


any advice?


 


Edit::: I meant branch not spouse lol


 


I wasnt sure if they do joint spouse if you are in two different branches.

Posted on December 17, 2009 at 3:15 am
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I dont get your question about the spouse thing.  It should all be joint spouse no matter what branch.  If you need to study you can go to the library on base and they should have the asvab book you can check out.  I believe it has mock tests as well.  Good luck.  Thinking about retaking mine as well!

Posted on December 17, 2009 at 12:13 pm
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I just asked DH who is a recruiter for the Army and he said that they are "supposed" to station spouses on bases within 50 miles of eachother but it can be pretty hit or miss because not all branches have bases close to eachother. Dual spouse just means that both spouses are in the military. You both get BAH but one will be cut in half ie you might get $1000 a month ch would get $500 and vice versa.

Posted on December 18, 2009 at 4:09 pm
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BAH isnt cut in half if both are military.  One gets with Dependent rate and one gets single rate.  Single rate is the same you would get if you lived off base and was single.  Dependent rate is a little higher and it's for people who are either married or has a dependent.  But definitely not cut in half.  No where near that.  And it depends on where you are stationed.  I can actually tell you the BAH rate if I know the rank and what city and state :) 


also, just b/c one has single doesnt mean that they are they just cannot pay both spouses dependent rate....UNLESSSSSS both have dependents that differ from one another.  For example I am single but with two kids so I get dependent rate, say I met another single man and he has a child as well.  We would both get dependent rate BAH b/c we both have to support our seperate dependents. 


 


Which by the way I do get Dependent rate being single b/c of my kids :)

Posted on December 18, 2009 at 4:50 pm
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We will be the same branch, but I know of several couples that are AF/Army. AF/Army seems to work really well in certain circumstances. The couples we know- he is army and airborne, and she is AF- they have been stationed at airborne units where there is a SUPER close AF base (like Bragg and Pope). It can be done, but it limits the places you may want to go.

Posted on December 20, 2009 at 2:20 am
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I can't help you out because DH and I are in the same branch.


I can tell you that being deployed together we both get the full, without dependant rate BAH, which does differ depending on your zip code. Since I outrank DH My BAH happens to be a tad more

Posted on December 22, 2009 at 1:12 am

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