Military marriage dating
If you are overseas and marrying a foreign national, it's a different story.
There are multiple forms to complete; you must obtain counseling and your commander's permission (which is rarely withheld without very good reason); your spouse must undergo a security background check and pass a medical examination.
The dinner or mess dress uniform is equivalent to civilian "black tie" requirements.
The choice to attend the wedding in uniform as a military guest is optional.
The arch of swords takes place immediately following the ceremony, preferably when the couple leaves the chapel or church, on the steps or walk out of the chapel.
However, these sword bearers are your responsibility to gather and can be members of the family, friends, or groomsmen in the wedding.
In the case of non-commissioned officers and other enlisted, dress blues or Army green uniforms may be worn at formal or informal weddings.
A female military member (officer or enlisted) may wear a traditional bridal gown, or she may be married in uniform. The "Arch of Sabres" is usually part of a military formal wedding.
Serving in the military is a rewarding but challenging profession, but being the spouse of a military member requires an equal amount of maturity and toughness.
The judge will then divide their assets and provide for the care of any children in the marriage.
The real difference for military members is where and when they can get divorced.
A member of the military getting divorced will need to follow the same basic steps as anyone else.
The spouses will generally have to appear before a judge and explain that their relationship has become irreconcilable and that they have been separated for a period of time.
Deployments can strain the strongest of relationships, however, having a strong spouse at home is a quality needed for military marriages to work.