Week of April 21, 2014


AF Casualty Assistance Class - The Air Reserve Personnel Center is offering its annual CAR Training Class for Field Support Services personnel. More...

AF Enlisted Supplemental Promotions - The U.S. Air Force recently selected 25 enlisted members for promotion via the supplemental promotion process. More...

AF Expands Early Out Waiver Authority - The Air Force Personnel Center has been granted expanded waiver authority to waive some active-duty service commitments for Airmen interested in transferring to the Air Force Reserve or Air National Guard, or considering applying for voluntary separation. More...

AF Offers Some Second Shot at TERA - A limited number of Airmen who received notice that their previously approved applications for early retirement had been declined will be given the option to retire if they still desire to do so. More...

AF Wounded Warrior Program - The Air Force Wounded Warrior Program works hand-in-hand with the Air Force Survivor Assistance Program and Airman & Family Readiness Centers to ensure Airmen receive professional support and care from the point of injury, through separation or retirement, for life. More...

Apply for the Naval War College - The U.S. Naval War College is now accepting online applications through June 30 for the College of Distance Education's 2014-2015 Fleet Seminar Program. More...

Army Adds Eye Shield to 1st Aid Kit - Soldiers whose eyes are injured during combat have a better chance of returning to duty with their vision intact due to some revisions in the Army's first-aid kit. More...

Army Museum Educates Soldiers - The U.S. Army Finance Corps Museum, located at Fort Jackson, S.C., is part of the overall Army program to inform finance Soldiers about the significant historical events and objects that are part of their branch heritage. More...

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Calling a Few Good Marines - Marine Corps Recruiting Command is hosting the MCRC Advertising 2014 Casting Call for Marines of all ranks, military occupational specialties and backgrounds for the opportunity to be featured in future MCRC advertising projects. More...

Congressional Fellowship Program for Vets - Members of Congress often urge federal agencies and the private sector to hire military veterans, but a survey suggests they rarely follow that advice with their personal staff. More...

France Preps for D-Day's 70th Anniversary - Stars and Stripes reports that France is preparing to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944. More...

Freedom Hunters Seeking Donations - Freedom Hunters is a national volunteer non-profit organization that sends wounded service members, Gold Star family members, children of the deployed, and service members returning from war on no-cost hunting, fishing and shooting adventures. More...

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Help Support Military.com's 8-bit Salute - Military.com is proud to announce that it is supporting the third annual 8-Bit Salute, a 24-hour video game marathon run by Operation Supply Drop. More...

Month of the Military Child - Throughout April, military commands around the world are celebrating the contributions and sacrifices military children continue to make while their parent or parents serve the nation. More...

Navy Tests Female Combo-Covers - The Navy's Uniform Matters Office issued new prototype female combination covers for a months-long trial period to approximately 30 D.C.- and Annapolis-based Sailors. More...

New AF Medical Degree Prep Program - Five enlisted Airmen have been selected to participate in the inaugural Enlisted to Medical Degree Preparatory Program. More...

New AF MiCare System - The Air Force has recently completed implementation of its secure health care-messaging system, MiCare, to all 76 of its medical treatment facilities worldwide. More...

New Air Guard/Reserve Status Reminder - A new procedure is now in place to send an email to Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve members to remind them to check the status of accrued service points 90 days before the close out of their retention/retirement year. More...

Nuclear Forces Budget Hearings - Air Force Maj. Gen. Garrett Harencak testified recently before the House Armed Services Committee subcommittee on strategic forces on the fiscal year 2015 Atomic Energy Defense and Nuclear Forces budget. More...

Pinkerton Committed to Hiring Veterans - As a business solutions leader they can provide endless opportunity and a career path that lets you choose where you want to be. More...

Reduce Stress When Moving - Planning ahead can be one of the biggest stress relievers when it comes to a permanent change of station (PCS) move. More...

S. Carolina Law Helps Ease Transition - South Carolina is making it easier for military men and women who drove military trucks and are leaving the military to get a civilian driver's license for commercial vehicles. More...

Surgeon Generals Testify - The medical capabilities honed from 13 years of war must continue to expand for future needs, the three military surgeon generals' told Senate Appropriations Committee's subcommittee on defense recently. More...

Tennessee Offers Vets In-state Tuition - Veterans who want to go to college in Tennessee will get help paying for it, even if they do not live in the state. More...

Tips for Lifelong Caregiving - As the 2.6 million Americans who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan join previous generations of veterans, it's clear that many of our veterans will require long-term caregiving support. More...

Top Brass Continue to Push for Pay Caps - According to Tom Philpott, the Joint Chiefs of Staff have been given an unusual and potentially powerful opportunity to persuade senators that the risk of reduced military readiness can be avoided. More...

Tops in Blue - Tops in Blue, the premier entertainment showcase of the U. S. Air Force, returns this year with its long-standing tradition of "family entertaining family." More...

USAF Temporary Early Retirement - The Air Force will open two new fiscal year 2014 force management Temporary Early Retirement Authority application windows, and a new voluntary separation pay application window. More...

What Do MOH Recipients Get? - On May 13, 2014, President Barack Obama will award Kyle J. White, a former active duty Army Sergeant, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry. More...