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The Pentagon wants to sweeten retirement benefits for senior enlisted troops

The 2018 defense budget seeks to extend matching cash contributions for those who serve beyond 26 ye…

Blended retirement: Should I make the switch?

Two West Point professors aim to answer a simple question: Will I get more money if I change plans?

DoD's retirement calculator debuts, lets troops compare traditional and blended options

The long-awaited Defense Department calculator has arrived, to help service members prepare for maki…

New pricing program, private-label goods part of major commissary overhaul

Average savings may stay put, but costs of some items -- likely the best deals -- will go up.

Latest GI Bill fight could sideline a host of planned reforms

Discussions on issues stalled after a strong backlash over a controversial change to veterans educat…

Bills would expand VA telehealth services across state lines

Current rules limit internet or phone appointments for veterans who live in remote areas.

Trump extends vets' access to privatized health care

The Choice Card program allows vets to seek medical care outside VA facilities.

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Tricare Help: Son is turning 23, what are his options?

A military dependent ages out of Tricare and finds Tricare Young Adult too pricey.

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School owner admits stealing $2.8M from veterans program

Prosecutors say most of the 182 veterans enrolled in a government-backed training program weren't el…

Elizabeth Dole, actor Ryan Phillippe join veteran caregivers to urge lawmakers for more support

Military caregivers joined former Senator Elizabeth Dole and actor Ryan Phillippe in calling for mor…

Conway: White House looking into military spouse employment concerns

The high-profile Trump adviser spoke at a spouse employment summit in Washington, as did Jill Biden.

Curbside commissary pickup will expand to more stores

The program is now offered in three locations.

Commissaries rank high in national survey of grocery shoppers

Military commissaries ranked among the top 10 grocery stores in a survey of shoppers published in th…

More than 18,000 vets verified for online exchange access, and thousands are already shopping

Some of the verified veterans will be allowed to shop as "beta testers" prior to the official online…

It's time to focus on children of wounded warriors, experts say

Caregivers of injured service members recently have received added attention, but other family membe…

Allegiant Air to offer complimentary services for military members and their families

The airline will provide free checked bags, priority boarding and more for active military members,…