Week of October 20, 2014


$300k Coverage: As Little as $21 a Month - Protection for less. Get $300k Coverage from as little as $21 a month. More...

AAFES Shopping Spree Sweepstakes - Army and Air Force Exchange Service shoppers will have a shot at winning a $500 shopping spree or a Yeti cooler this month courtesy of the Exchange and Pepsi. More...

AF Seeks Flight Training Candidates - Eligible active duty Air Force officers interested in undergraduate flying training must apply by Dec. 19 to be considered by the UFT selection board for 2015/2016 training requirements. More...

AF Supplemental Enlisted Promotions - The Air Force has selected 98 enlisted Airmen for promotion via the supplemental promotion process. More...

AUSA: News and Video Highlights - Soldiers and defense industry officials gathered in Washington D.C. last week for the Association of the U.S. Army's 2014 Annual Meeting. More...

Air Force Debuts New Service Medal - The Air Force has released nomination criteria for the new Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal. More...

Air Force TDY Changes - The Air Force recently started implementing two temporary duty policy changes that will impact travel reimbursements for Airmen. More...

Air Force to Host Hackathon - The AFRL will co-host a 26-hour long coding competition which will task coding-savvy individuals to creatively solve challenges that AFRL researchers face every day. More...

Army Sustainability Report - The U.S. Army recently released the Army Sustainability Report 2014. The report highlights progress in land management, operational energy, and more areas. More...

Beware of Medicare Scammers - The FTC reports that some scammers claimed to be calling on behalf of the government to verify information for a new Medicare card or Medicare-related package. More...

Buy or Refi with $0 Down, No PMI, and Low Rates - 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...

Cyber Security Month - October is Cyber Security Awareness Month, and Airmen and their families are reminded to remain vigilant when posting personal information on the Internet. More...

DynCorp International Is Hiring! - DynCorp International is a global government services provider supporting national security and foreign policy objectives around the world. More...

Marines Postpone Uniform Changes - Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James F. Amos has decided against proposed insignia and uniform modifications. More...

Military Career Fair in DC - On Oct. 28, there will be a career fair for all officers, enlisted, active duty, retired, former and National Guard/Reserve servicemembers and their spouses. More...

Military Child of the Year Awards - Operation Homefront is seeking nominations for the 2015 Military Child of the Year awards. One award goes to an outstanding military child from each branch. More...

Military.com and "Fury" - Military.com recently interviewed star Brad Pitt and others about "Fury," the new movie about the 2nd Armored Division's mission behind enemy lines in World War II, More...

Navy Blue Holiday Season at NEX - Navy Exchanges (NEX) is recently began its third annual Navy Blue Holiday season. Customers will find a great selection of items in all price ranges. More...

Navy Sr. Enlisted Selection Boards - The Navy is seeking senior enlisted Sailors to serve on Fiscal Year 2016 active-duty and Reserve master chief, senior chief, and chief petty officer selection boards. More...

New Study Looks at Transition - A newly-published survey entitled 'The State of the American Veteran: The Los Angeles County Veterans Study' breaks new ground in detailing the challenges of transitioning from military duty to civilian life. More...

Parks Offer Free Tickets - As Veterans Day approaches, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment(TM) is launching a special offer to honor all the men and women who have previously served as members of the U.S. Armed services. More...

Register Now for the Free Spouse Experience Event at Fort Bragg - Join us for the free Military.com Spouse Experience event at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Laugh, learn, and share the joys and challenges of military life with other milspouses. More...

Remember to Update DEERS - Make sure that your records in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) are up to date with your latest life events. More...

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

Some Seek to Rename PTSD - Some doctors want to replace the word "disorder" in "post-traumatic stress disorder" with "injury" because the condition is medically a biological phenomenon. More...

Sponsored Discount: Exclusive Offers on Sleep Number(R) Beds - Sleep Number is honoring our military with special offers reserved for our country's heroes. Offers end 11/16. More...

TRICARE Meets ACA Requirements - People who are losing TRICARE eligibility, or transitioning to a new type of TRICARE coverage, need to know their options so they avoid any penalties for not having minimum essential health coverage under the ACA. More...

Teach for America Wants Veterans - Teach For America, the nonprofit organization that sends recent college graduates and professionals to teaching positions at low-income schools, wants to enlist military veterans into its ranks. More...

Toys for Tots - The 2014 U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program recently kicked off its annual campaign to collect new, unwrapped toys for the less fortunate children of local communities. More...

VA 'Choice Card': Uncertainties Swirl as Deadline Nears - Congress last August gave the Department of Veteran Affairs 90 days to issue medical "Choice Cards" to 9.1 million veterans enrolled in VA care. More...

What is Continuing Resolution and Why is it Necessary? - The term "continuing resolution" is one that you hear more and more in recent years in conjunction with legislative news. More...

What to do When Voc-Rehab Says No - The VA has taken a stronger stance on meeting veteran's needs, but some may continue to find the path to getting tuition approval difficult. More...

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