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The nation's foremost military experts have 39 ideas for modernizing its personnel system

A new report from the Bipartisan Policy Center proposes sweeping reforms. But will Congress and Pent…

Insurance Guide 2017: Charts to compare providers, and tips for how to buy

Fewer people are buying life insurance. Experts say emotions may be clouding financial judgment.

Insurance Guide 2017: How to protect your military move

Regardless of how you PCS, there are insurance and safety factors to consider before, during and aft…

Insurance Guide 2017: Tips for taking inventory -- better records can speed claims process

PCS problems? Don't rely on movers' records.

Insurance Guide 2017: Don't overlook insurance for spouses, experts say

Policies for wives or husbands on the home front will lend peace of mind ... and much-needed support…

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The nation's foremost military experts have 39 ideas for modernizing its personnel system

A new report from the Bipartisan Policy Center proposes sweeping reforms. But will Congress and Pent…

Insurance Guide 2017: Charts to compare providers, and tips for how to buy

Fewer people are buying life insurance. Experts say emotions may be clouding financial judgment.

Insurance Guide 2017: How to protect your military move

Regardless of how you PCS, there are insurance and safety factors to consider before, during and aft…

Insurance Guide 2017: Don't overlook insurance for spouses, experts say

Policies for wives or husbands on the home front will lend peace of mind ... and much-needed support…

Insurance Guide 2017: What the new blended system means for your Survivor Benefit Plan coverage

BRS, SBP, TSP -- let our experts help sort out the new-look alphabet soup of your financial future.

Insurance Guide 2017: How the new retirement system may change your insurance plans

DoD's new blended system can mean big financial changes, even to staples like insurance coverage, ex…

Exchanges, MWR, family readiness programs get some relief from hiring freeze

A number of quality of life programs on military installations have gotten a reprieve from the feder…

Trump's proposed cuts to Meals on Wheels would hurt veterans

Sweeping cuts being proposed by the Trump administration could impact Meals on Wheels, a program tha…

Relief from the freeze: DoD schools now hiring teachers, school nurses and others

Defense Department school officials have resumed hiring teachers, school nurses, principals and some…

Senior enlisted: Child care, spouse employment among troops' top quality-of-life concerns

Familiar themes from deployment tempo to pay and benefits uncertainty topped the list of worries exp…

PCS season could bring more hiring freeze headaches for military bases

The effects of the federal civilian hiring freeze could get worse with the upcoming permanent change…

Some fresh produce prices to decrease soon for commissary shoppers in the Pacific

Bagged salads will be cheaper starting in April, per an IG report triggered by complaints of cost sp…

Former DoD official on transgender policy reversal: Decision 'saddens me'

A former Defense Department official says he is "saddened" by a DoD decision to stop enforcing his d…

Hiring freeze means longer lines at commissaries ... and could lead to reduced hours

Commissary customers are already starting to see longer lines at the cash register in some locations…

Federal hiring freeze means reduced hours, even closures, for some military exchanges

Most DoD family and quality-of-life programs aren't exempted from the executive order.

2 Army bases blame Trump hiring freeze for child care cuts, despite DoD exemption

Despite Defense Department guidance that exempts child care workers from President Trump's federal c…

It's official: Military exchanges plan to offer online access to veterans by Nov. 11

The expanded online benefit for former service members won't extend to brick-and-mortar stores.

Federal oversight agency wants the military to screen for gambling addiction

Defense Department officials say its impractical to conduct annual screenings for gambling addiction…

Investing in human performance

The U.S. military should substantially increase its investment in biometric monitoring and feedback,…

DeCA boss announces retirement as major commissary changes near

As the commissary benefit begins to undergo fundamental changes, the director of the Defense Commiss…

Troops can now sign up to learn more about the military's new blended retirement system

Just one day after the launch of an online training program about the new Blended Retirement System,…

VA is studying gut bacteria in PTSD, TBI patients following success in mice

Veterans Affairs researchers want to know if an over-the-counter probiotic given to colicky babies c…

New commissary calculations show shoppers save less money than previously thought

Commissary customers save 23.7 percent compared with shoppers at civilian grocery stores -- lower th…