Week of July 28, 2014


$0 Down and No PMI with 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...

$50,000 Financial Protection Only $2.50 a Month - Protection for less. Could your family afford their lifestyle if something happened to you? More...

439 Airmen Promoted - 439 Airmen were recently selected for promotion via the supplemental promotion process. More...

AAFES Hello Kitty Watch Giveaway - Military shoppers can keep time with Hello Kitty thanks to the latest sweepstakes from the Army & Air Force Exchange Service. More...

AF Civilian Early Retirements - The Air Force announced a fourth round of civilian workforce shaping measures. More...

AF Language School Openings - The Language Enabled Airman Program (LEAP) is accepting active-duty officer and enlisted applications July 15 - Aug. 22. More...

AF Offers Hyper-Reality Medical Training - The Air Force Medical Modeling and Simulation Training is improving medical training is by adding hyper-reality and high fidelity through the use of the Tactical Combat Casualty Care Cut Suit. More...

AF Policy on Social Media and Politics - U.S. Air Force is reminding Airmen that, while on active duty, participating in politics on social media is strictly prohibited. More...

AF Promotions: 460 New Captains - 460 first lieutenants have been selected for promotion to captain. More...

AF to Return to Old E-Mail System - Members of 24th Air Force are refurbishing an old email tool to help Air Force users reduce breaches of personally identifiable information (PII). More...

Angry About Benefit Cuts? Tell Your Reps! - The full House and the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) completed their respective drafts of the FY 2015 defense authorization bill. More...

Army Expands Assault Prevention Program - The Army is 'breaking new ground' in efforts to combat sexual harassment and sexual assault in the ranks. More...

Army Tracking New Disease - The U.S. Army Public Health Command is responding rapidly to an emerging viral infection that is threatening the United States. More...

Back-to-School Savings at AAFES - The Army and Air Force Exchange Service is offering military shoppers competitive prices and tax savings on supplies students need to head back to class. More...

Consumer Protection for Servicemembers - The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and 35 other organizations recently joined together to mark Military Consumer Protection Day. More...

Hertz Committed to Hiring Veterans - Start your civilian career with Hertz. Hertz shares the military's values of discipline, hard work, and dedication. More...

Last of the Code Talkers Dies - The American Legion interviewed Chester Nez, last of the original 29 Navajo Code Talkers, ten days before he died. More...

Legion Opens Crisis Center for Baltimore - The American Legion is sending a team of its experts to Baltimore in response to a recent VA internal investigation that showed long wait times for veterans seeking treatment there. More...

Military Consumers Protection Resources - The Consumer Financial protection Bureau (CFPB) website offers tools and resources that can help safeguard against consumer fraud and bad financial deals. More...

NCOA Career Expo Update - Each year the Non Commissioned Officers Association hosts a series of Career Expos nationwide, which serve all five branches and all ranks of the U.S. Military. More...

Navy Customer Service Center - Navy Personnel Command's (NPC) Customer Service Center (CSC) is the Navy's human resource point of contact. More...

Navy Launches Social Media Page - Navy Medicine Education and Training Command has announced the development of a social media page to help hospital corpsmen studying for upcoming advancement exams. More...

Navy PCS Survey - The Navy has launched an all-Navy customer survey to gauge the moving experience and provide a better quality household goods move in the future. More...

Organization Preserves Marine History - Parris Island's Living History Detachment seeks to preserve military history, Parris Island history and teach people about the Marine Corps. More...

Proposal to Reorganize TRICARE Fails - The Senate Appropriations Committee has approved a fiscal 2015 defense money bill that rejects the proposal to consolidate TRICARE plans and raise fees. More...

Retirement Planning for All Ages - With the average life expectancy 30 years longer today than it was 100 years ago, saving adequate funds to live comfortably through a long retirement has become more challenging. More...

Save Up to 66% in TRICARE Costs - The AMRA TRICARE Supplement saves money and time by covering doctor co-pays, prescriptions and more. More...

Special Raceway Deal at Pocono - Pocono Raceway is offering special ticket pricing as a benefit to Service members and their families. More...

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...

TRICARE Hosts Webinar - TRICARE and Military OneSource are co-hosting a webinar to educate TRICARE beneficiaries about the TRICARE claims and appeals process. More...

TRICARE Increases Access to Counselors - TRICARE beneficiaries can now choose between two qualified mental health counselor types: independently practicing TRICARE Certified Mental Health Counselors and Supervised Mental Health Counselors. More...

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