Week of August 18, 2014


AAFES Back to School Sweepstakes - The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is giving away Apple prize packages thanks to the Unilever Back to School Axe Sweepstakes. More...

AF Marathon Seeks Volunteers - The Air Force Marathon is still in need of volunteers to assist with the upcoming race. More...

AF Medical Officers No Longer Face RIF - Air Force medical corps and medical service corps officers slated to meet the reduction in force board in October are no longer eligible for RIF consideration. More...

AF Offers CSRB Bonus for Intel - Eligible intelligence officers have until Sept. 22 to apply for a critical skills retention bonus (CSRB) being implemented by the Air Force. More...

AF Releases Enlisted Promotions List - The Air Force has selected 332 enlisted Airmen for promotion via the supplemental promotion process. More...

AF to Plus Up Nuke Manning Levels - The Air Force will plus-up nuclear enterprise manning levels by hundreds of positions at select bases beginning this fall. More...

Absentee Voting Tips - The most important thing to remember when dealing with absentee voting is to start the process early. More...

Air Reserve Improving Personnel System - The Air Reserve Personnel Center (ARPC) has begun a plan to improve service for customers so that its website doesn't crash during periods of high usage. More...

American Airman Video Contest Voting - Airmen can now vote for the best video in the 2014 American Airman Video Contest, which is now open and runs until Aug. 22 at 3 p.m. CDT. More...

Army Tuition Assistance Eligibility Update - As of Jan. 1, 2015 Soldiers eligible for TA must have successfully completed one year of service following graduation from Advanced Individual Training (AIT). More...

Civilian Doctors to Backstop VA Care - In an effort to improve services and decreases wait times, the VA is moving toward contracting for civilian health care provider networks. More...

Congressional Caucus for Caregivers - The Hidden Heroes Congressional Caucus has been formed to address the challenges facing the volunteer caregivers to America's wounded warriors. More...

Diplomatic Career Fellowship for Vets - The Veterans Innovation Partnership (VIP) is a new platform aimed at preparing separating service members for diplomacy and development careers. More...

Find Your Next Career at DynCorp International - DynCorp International recognizes the experience and dedication that veterans contribute to DynCorp, as employees, business partners and suppliers. More...

GEICO Award Accepting Nominations - The GEICO Military Service Awards Program honors servicemembers each year for outstanding contributions to the civilian and/or military community. More...

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Marine Uniform Board Seeks Input - The Marine Corps Uniform Board has released a survey seeking input about three proposed uniform changes from active duty and reserve Marines. More...

Marines Early Release Program - The fiscal year 2015 Selected Marine Corps Reserve Early Release Program began August 1, 2014 runs through Sept. 30, 2015. More...

National Immunization Awareness Month - While many diseases have been eradicated from the United States, some, such as measles and pertussis, have reappeared because of complacency and people who choose to not vaccinate. More...

Navy Issues Sexual Assault Report - The U.S. Navy has compiled an overview of alleged sexual assaults based on 13 initial reports across the Navy from July 28 - August 3. More...

New Law Expands and Improves GI Bill - The Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014 included two important GI Bill education benefit changes. More...

Save Up to 66% on Costs Not Covered by TRICARE - The AMRA TRICARE Supplement saves money and time by covering doctor co-pays, prescriptions and more. More...

TRICARE Redesigns Website - TRICARE has unveiled a new design for its website to give its 9.6 million beneficiaries clear and easy access to benefit information. More...

VA Outlines Actions to Resolve Crisis - VA Secretary Robert A. McDonald recently outlined actions VA will take in the coming weeks and months to accelerate access to care for veterans. More...

Wounded Warriors Invictus Games - Over 60 wounded veterans from across the country recently participated in the final Warrior and Invictus Games training camp to prepare for the fall games. More...

Your VA Loan this Summer = Low Rates, No PMI, $0 Down - 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...

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