Focal Point: Divided We Fall

Posted December 13, 2006 7:00 p.m. EST
Updated July 29, 2012 1:38 p.m. EDT

Original Air Date: Dec. 13, 2006

Troop deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq led to a dramatic increase in divorce among Army couples from 2001 to 2004, including many stationed at Fort Bragg. WRAL's Focal Point documentary "Divided We Fall" examines the cause of divorce in the military and looks at how the high divorce rate has changed the way the Army deals with issues of marriage and family life.

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The Covenant Love Family Church in Fayetteville produced a DVD called "Anchored in Hope" about the challenges faced by military families at wartime. In the DVD a group of military wives discusses those challenges and ways of coping with them. Watch an excerpt.


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