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Marine families raise concerns their children's cancers may be linked to South Carolina base

Two Marine Corps wives are stepping up their quest for answers about whether their children's cancer…

New in 2017: Huge changes ahead for military retirement

A big decision looms for many service members: preserve a place in the military pension system or op…

New in 2017: Expect rigorous debate over military pay and benefits

Donald Trump has promised to boost military spending and “take care of the military” better than Pre…

New in 2017: Military commissaries will shake up grocery prices

Officials want to offset the $1.4 billion it costs to operate these stores each year.

Defense bill promises better access to urgent care, primary care for military families

Out-of-pocket health care costs would increase under the legislation, but not for those already in s…

GAO denies protests, clears way for new Tricare contracts

Defense health officials are set to start the transition to the new Tricare contracts -- which inclu…

Vets, retirees will see a 0.3% COLA hike in 2017

The newly announced increase follows a trend in recent years of small hikes for beneficiaries.

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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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Moving beyond talk therapy for PTSD — a challenge for the next VA secretary

We need to pay more than lip service to nontraditional PTSD treatments. We need to fund studies look…

DoD issues new guidance for veterans seeking discharge upgrades, military record corrections

The Defense Department announced Friday a renewed effort to ensure veterans know how to request a re…

Defense official: Service's MWR funding issues remain unresolved

A defense official says the way forward may come in the form of a proposal, still in the works, that…

Survey: High operational tempo still affecting military families

The stresses of frequent deployments, despite the drawdowns, continue.

Pilot program will put military medical clinics in commissaries

Need medical attention? You might be able to do some grocery shopping while you're there, if the Nav…

Veto of defense authorization bill looks unlikely

The annual budget policy measure overwhelmingly passed the House on Friday, with Democrats ignoring…

Military wife fights for better protection of victims of sexual harassment in DoD schools

A military wife is fighting to get better protection for victims of sexual harassment in Defense Dep…

Congress: Commissary leaders may lack talent, skills to lead reform

As lawmakers are poised to agree to massive commissary reform, they've also sent a message to defens…