Week of September 08, 2014


AF Offers Commissioning Program - Airmen interested in biomedical sciences education (BSC) or commissioning opportunities may be eligible for one or all of the four Biomedical Sciences Corps programs now accepting applications. More...

Air Force Health Risk Assessment - The Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) Health Risk Assessment (HRA) is a multi-faceted interactive tool offered at the AFMC Wellness Support Center. More...

Air Reserve Development Plan Update - A change to the Reserve-Development Plan has been made in which members will no longer see the option to select to have their career "Deliberately Managed" when completing their R-DP. More...

Air Reserve Promotion Enhancement Results - The Air Reserve Personnel Center has announced results for the Calendar Year 2014 Promotion Enhancement Program Selection Board. More...

Children's Eye Health and TRICARE - Every two years between the ages of three and six years old, TRICARE covers an eye exam by an optometrist or ophthalmologist. More...

Congress Invites Vets to Jobs Forum - On September 10, 2014 veterans, active duty, reserve, National Guard, military families, and supporters are invited to a veteran employment focused forum at our Nation's Capitol. More...

Corps to Manage Reserve End-Strength - The authorized Selected Reserve end-strength is 39,600 Marines. In order to ensure that the force does not exceed this end-strength on Sept. 30, 2014, prior-service affiliations must be carefully managed. More...

DoD Using E-mail Benefit Notifications - The Department of Defense (DoD) is moving away from mailing letters to using e-mail notifications when there are important changes to your DoD benefits, including TRICARE. 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...

Know Your POV Shipping Entitlements - Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) acknowledged that the transfer to the new POV contractor did not go as smoothly as it could have. More...

Leaving the Service? Get Your Records to VA - Servicemembers need to take an active role in getting their medical and dental records to the Department of Veterans Affairs at retirement or separation. More...

MOAA Pushes Back on Pay Cap - The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) issued a statement strongly objecting to the proposal to again cap military pay below private sector pay growth. More...

Navy News and Media App - Sailors and Navy family members looking to find the latest information about the Navy on their smartphone or tablet now have a new mobile app to get up-to-date news and media. More...

Navy Rewrites Customer Service Manual - The U.S. Navy recently rewrote its Customer Service Manual, which is a Nonresident Training Course (NAVEDTRA) of instruction Sailors complete for professional growth. More...

Navy's 'Every Sailor, Every Day' Program - In September the Navy will be encouraging all Sailors to strengthen their connections with those around them in accordance with Suicide Prevention Month. More...

New 'In-State Tuition' Rule for GI Bill - A new law will soon require schools to charge veterans using the GI Bill to receive in-state tuition rates even if they are non-residents. More...

New Marine Corps Career Course Seminar - Marine Corps staff sergeants now have an opportunity to participate in a resident-like Professional Military Education with the new Career Course Seminar. More...

New PTSD Discharge Guidelines - The DoD issued supplemental guidelines on Sept. 3 that will help its review boards when considering petitions for discharge upgrades from veterans claiming they had PTSD at the time of separation. More...

Prep to Enter the Business World - The University of Texas at Austin's Master of Science in Technology Commercialization program is a one-year master's program from the McCombs School of Business. More...

President Pledges Support to Vets - In his recent speech, President Obama said the administration is moving ahead with changes to the Veterans Administration. More...

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Sponsored Discount: Nissan's Got Your Back with Exclusive Savings - You watch our back. Now we've got yours. Nissan is proud to provide eligible military personnel with the best savings program in the country. More...

Start Your Next Career with Securitas Critical Infrastructure Services - The goal of Securitas Critical Infrastructure Services is to enhance the success of their clients while creating career-enhancing opportunities for their employees. More...

Suicide Prevention Month - Suicide Prevention Month is observed across the United States in September. A number of resources are available. More...

TRICARE Nurse Advice Line - TRICARE provides several resources to help parents keep their families healthy. More...

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