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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.

There's a plan in Congress to start charging troops for their GI Bill benefits

The proposal, to be debated next week, would be a major change for the post-9/11 veterans education…

VA tests partnership with CVS to reduce veterans' wait times

Some ailing veterans can now use their federal health care benefits at CVS "MinuteClinics" to treat…

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Meet Team USA's military troops and veterans going to the Rio Olympics

Active service members dominate the Rio-bound contingent of military Olympians, plus a midshipman an…

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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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DoD budget plan boosts family funds overall, but cuts child care, youth services

Commissaries, Defense Department schools and some family programs would see an increase in funding i…

Trump's 2018 military pay raise is smaller than expected

See the proposed pay chart: Every rate for every rank.

We need legislation to cover the US Guard and Reserve [Commentary]

Congress should update the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act to reflect the…

New York landlord accused of violating service members' rights will pay out $59K in settlement

A company that operates a townhome community near Fort Drum, N.Y., will pay about $59,000 to more th…

Auction of service members' household goods canceled after social media firestorm

Some items to be auctioned had been in temporary storage for 22 years.

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.

Tricare drops Nexium from preferred drug list

About 338,000 Tricare patients who have a Nexium prescription are being asked to switch to an altern…

Add your voice to the annual Blue Star Families survey

The Military Family Lifestyle Survey is open to active-duty troops, veterans and families through Ma…