Week of October 27, 2014


$1 Million Family Protection from $41 a Month - Protection for less. Could your family survive if something happened to you? More...

2015 Military Retirement COLA Set - Military and federal civilian retirees, survivor benefit annuitants, disabled veterans and Social Security recipients will see a 1.7 percent cost-of-living adjustment in January. More...

3 Keys to Preparing for a Voc Rehab Meeting - There are three key down and dirty elements that you need to prepare before you attend a first meeting Voc Rehab meeting with your Voc Rehab Counselor that we will cover here. More...

AAFES 2014 Toy Book - Military shoppers hunting for the hottest toys of the season will find them in-store and online with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service's new Toy Book. More...

AAFES Offers Price Matching - Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers who price matched in 2013 saved $6.4 million. More...

Bob Hope USO Military Monday - The LA Auto Show and Bob Hope USO are partnering to welcome members of our Armed Forces and their families throughout the show. More...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month - October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Mammograms are an x-ray picture of the breast used to look for early signs of breast cancer. More...

Budget Gloomy, Despite Shrinking Deficit - The Congressional Budget Office released final budget figures last week for FY 2014 showing the annual federal budget deficit shrank to its smallest level since 2008. More...

Dogs of War Series to Debut - The A&E network will soon debut "Dogs of War," a new docu-series about war veterans suffering from PTSD and the service dogs that help them adjust to life after combat. More...

Five Navy Ball Cap Policy Need-to-Knows - Optional wear of the Navy and command ball caps was authorized Sept. 1 with certain uniforms. Here are five things you need to know about wearing ball caps. More...

Ft Bliss AAFES Opens a Boston Market - The first Boston Market restaurant located on a military installation had its official grand opening Oct. 10 at Fort Bliss, Texas. More...

Join Chevron and Help Create the Future of Energy - Chevron is committed to being the employer of choice for qualified U.S. military veterans and recognizes your commitment to teamwork and safety. More...

Navy Command Advancement Update - Earlier this year, the Navy announced updates to the Command Advancement Program (CAP) for active component (AC) and Reserve component (RC) and a shift from a calendar to a fiscal year timeline for CAP. More...

Navy Ends Standard Transfer Orders - The Navy announced the cancellation of Standard Transfer Orders (STO) and the establishment of the Navy Standard Integrated Personnel System (NSIPS) order writing module. More...

Navy Offers Chaplain Training - The Chaplain Corps' professional development training course includes a one-day workshop on leadership and Professional Naval Chaplaincy. More...

Navy Resident Satisfaction Survey - Navy housing residents can now provide feedback through the annual Resident Satisfaction Survey. The survey is used to target funding for facility and amenity improvements. More...

Navy Safe Harbor for Wounded Warriors - The Navy Wounded Warrior (NWW) - Safe Harbor program is the Department of the Navy's support program for critically wounded, injured or ill Sailors and Coast Guardsmen. More...

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

Sponsored Discount: Military Save Extra 10%* on Select PCs & Tablets - Save an additional 10% off select PCs and tablets with this exclusive military offer. More...

TRICARE Delays Changes in Autism Services - TRICARE has delayed until April a 46-percent reduction in the reimbursement level for some autism services. More...

TRICARE Disaster Information - There is more than a month left of hurricane season; make sure you stay aware and prepared so that you are not caught off guard by a late season storm. More...

TRICARE Warns of Scam - TRICARE is warning beneficiaries of the need to be aware of a telephone scam affecting beneficiaries older than 65 and on Medicare nationwide. More...

TRICARE and Mental Health - Mental health disorders are treatable. The burden from most mental health concerns can be decreased by actively participating in an individual treatment plan. More...

TRICARE to Host Webinar - TRICARE and Military OneSource are co-hosting a webinar to educate TRICARE beneficiaries about TRICARE Dental Options. More...

Use Your VA Loan: 2014 Tax Break, 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...

Veterans on Wall Street - The fourth annual Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS) Veteran Employment Symposium and Resource Fair will be held on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 in New York. More...

What You Need to Know About Ebola - As service members deploy to West Africa to support Operation United Assistance to stop the spread of Ebola, the Military Health System website gives the latest facts on the disease. More...

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