On 14 July 2009, over 60 military Chaplains and
service personnel attended the first UK ‘Marriage Conference for the Armed
Forces’, held at the Armed Forces Chaplaincy Centre, Amport House.
The conference was part of an initiative to strengthen military marriages by
promoting The Marriage Course and The Marriage Preparation Course within the
British Armed Forces.
The Marriage Course and The Marriage Preparation Course are practical,
effective courses for engaged, married or co-habiting couples who want to
develop strong foundations for a healthy relationship that will last a
lifetime. These courses are increasingly in demand in wider society but until
now have only been available to service personnel and their partners on a
Delegates at the conference, including Lady Dannatt and Senior Chaplains from
all three services, heard how these courses are suitable for any couple that
wants to make a proactive investment in their relationship.