Summarized by the Alliance for Fort Gordon
Published November 23, 2021
Military spouses average one household move every two and a half years—which is seven times more than civilian spouses, according to the Department of Defense. Amazon employs more than 45,000 veterans and military spouses in the U.S., so when we talked to military spouses and learned that a family move was the No. 1 reason they leave jobs at Amazon, we wanted to help.
“We shouldn’t be losing valuable employees just because they move,” said Beth Conlin, senior program manager of military spouse programs at Amazon. “We can’t put military families in a position to choose financial security over service.”