Week of September 15, 2014


AAFES Homeward Bound Giveaways - The Army & Air Force Exchange Service's Homeward Bound campaign is offering a wide variety of giveaways in September. More...

AF Cancels Four Force Reduction Boards - Line of the Air Force officers in four Air Force specialty codes (AFSCs) by year group are no longer scheduled to meet the fiscal year 2015 Force Management Reduction in Force board slated for Oct. 1, 2014. More...

AF Revamps Expeditionary Force Construct - The Air Force will deploy Agile Combat Support Airmen under its redesigned air expeditionary force construct October 1. More...

Airmen and Suicide Prevention - Suicide Prevention Month is a reminder of everyone's 24/7, 365-day responsibility to be a true Wingman. More...

Army Launches Safety Campaign - The U.S. Army has launched the first installment of its new two-year seasonal safety awareness campaign called "Ready... or Not?" More...

Bottom Line on the Drawdown: Cut With Dignity - Recent headlines have shed light on the Army providing pink slips to nearly 1,200 captains and 550 majors -- several while serving in combat zones. More...

DeCA September Case Lot Sales - Case lot sales at your local commissary have a new name, but they offer the same great savings of 50 percent or more on club pack and full case items. More...

Fall is the Perfect Time to Use Your VA Loan - Now is the time to use your VA Loan. You don't have to pay PMI or have a large down payment. Plus you can get financing up to $417,000. More...

Gen. Welsh Urges Airmen to Take Survey - AF General and Chief of Staff Mark A. Welsh III asks those who have been invited to participate in the 2014 RAND Military Workplace Study, to complete the survey. More...

Help with Spouse Job Search - The Military Spouse and Corporate Career Network (MSCCN) provides employment readiness and job placement solutions. More...

NEXCOM Launches New Web Store - The Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) has launched a new web store. New features include mobile shopping and a lower shipping price. More...

Navy Conducts Leadership Survey - Sailors with opinions or ideas about how to best develop enlisted leaders are being asked to provide input on two Navy courses. More...

Navy Energy Connects on milSuite - The Chief of Naval Operations Energy and Environmental Readiness Division (OPNAV N45) has created three milSuite groups that facilitate energy discussions. More...

Navy Relaxes Overseas Screening Schedule - Navy families will now have more lead time on overseas screenings thanks to a new policy. More...

Navy Restores Aviation Retention Bonus - The U.S. Navy has approved the restoration of the Aviation Command Retention Bonus (ACRB). More...

Navy Seeks Subject Matter Experts - Naval Education and Training Professional Development Technology Center (NETPDTC) is seeking volunteers to serve as subject matter experts (SMEs) for exam development. More...

New Navy GMT Requirements - The Navy's General Military Training (GMT) schedule for fiscal year 2015 (FY-15) has been announced and outlines significant changes for the program. More...

OPM Announces Upgrades - The Office of Personnel Management has announced recent upgrades to their electronic personnel filing system. More...

Oktoberfest at Your Commissary - Commissary customers will see several sales events during September and October. More...

PepsiCo Is Hiring Vets - PepsiCo believes in providing opportunity for military hires, not just in the name of service, but because they help the business win. More...

SGLI/VGLI Celebrate Centennial - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently commemorated one hundred years of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Life Insurance program. More...

SGLI/VGLI too Much? $100k Coverage from $7 a Month - Protection for less. Could your family survive if something happened to you? More...

Save up to 66% on TRICARE Costs - Save on the out-of-pocket costs that TRICARE doesn't cover. Save now. More...

Saving Lives: An Honest Discussion about Suicide Prevention in the Military - Military.com is joining other organizations to offer practical solutions and advice for preventing suicide among our service members. More...

SeaWorld Offering Half-Off Admission - SeaWorld in San Diego, Calif. will offer half off admission for those who are in or have served in the military, along with up to five companions. More...

TRICARE Help in Arizona Flood Emergency - The Governor of Arizona has issued a state of emergency due to flooding in the counties of Marcopa and La Paz. More...

Vet Hiring Event in Chicago - Hiring Our Heroes, one of the largest efforts to help Veterans and their family members find employment, returns to Chicago on Thursday, September 18. More...

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