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I am in process of preparing a divorce decree from my husband.
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Thanks for your answer. I neglected to tell you that I had
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I was divorced 6/15/1979 in CA. We were married 6/4/1970.
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I am retired navy and aBout 1-2 months aways from a final divorce,
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I was married to my ex husband for 7 1/2 years. He was in
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former spouse benefits, Army National Guard. If remarry before
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10 years after my divorce degree is final my former spouse
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I am divorced in aug. 2009, I was married 20 plus years while
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Hi I retired in 2000 with 20 years in the AF. I was married
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I am a retired USAF, Tech Sgt. Over twenty years ago I got
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Mr. Gorin, Your expertise would be appreciated My husband
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