Nick & Jessica's Troubled Year

See the highs and lows of PEOPLE.com's Most Fascinating Couple of 2005. By Emily Fromm

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On a six-day USO tour, the pair performed for troops in Germany and Iraq (left). "So you're on a stable course?," one soldier asked Lachey about his marriage. Lachey's response? "We're on the stable course now." Simpson later said she felt for the troops' loved ones: "I can't imagine having to miss Nick for an entire year."