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Y2K Academy Starts New Healthy Relationship Seminars Targeting Veterans and Military Members
Goal of Program to Reduce Number of Military Children Affected by Divorce
By: Y2K Academy CDC - Dr. Princella F. Johnson
With a military veteran population of over 575,000 in the state of Virginia, and repeated deployment to war zones, military marriages have suffered more divorces than the general population. In a January 2013 news article by Amy Bushatz, Military.com reported that “the military divorce rate went down slightly in 2012, settling at 3.5 percent, according to Pentagon statistics,”
“With Hampton Roads being home to the world’s largest military base, Y2K Academy desires to assist military families maintain healthier relationships, due to the severe emotional, economic and mental trauma divorce causes for children. Stronger military marriages, stronger national defense,” states Dr. Johnson.
“In Heart to Heart, attendees will learn what it sounds like to meet the need of attention, what it looks like to show support, how impacting it can be when we meet the need of comfort and so much more,” she said. For more information, call (757) 925-4545 or e-mail Y2KAcademy757@