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Military Spouse Initiative

Contact Military Spouse Liaison

Olivia Burley

Washington Military Spouse Liaison
militaryspouse@dva.wa.gov
360-280-0179

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Schedule a virtual meeting with the Military Spouse Liaison.

Washington State Military Spouse Career Resource Directory

Statistics

FY 21-22

2,564 outreach and consultation contacts with military spouses, partners, and employers
97 Outreach events to military spouses, partners, and employers
14 partner events on employment, licensure, and childcare
52 military spouse license reimbursements at JBLM (9% of service-wide total and highest in US Army.

Completed research on military family childcare. Report pending FY23

The Washington State Military Spouse Liaison advocates for spouses of Active Duty, National Guard, and Reserve Service Members and Veterans.

The Washington State Military Spouse Initiative is focused on reducing and removing employment barriers for the military spouse community and connecting them to the resources they and their families need to thrive in our State.

Washington is the first state to have a Military Spouse Liaison; the position was originated in 2021. Learn more about your Military Spouse Liaison.