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What's in the Defense Bill for Military and Families?

In this Oct. 2, 2015, file photo, President Barack Obama takes questions from members of the media in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

WASHINGTON -- Buried in the 1,915-page defense policy bill are significant changes that could affect more than 1 million members of the military and their families. The House has passed the $612 billion bill. The Senate is scheduled to vote this week. President Barack Obama has threatened to veto the legislation as part of a larger budget deba... more

Conferees Shape Leaner Budget for Military Pay

The House and Senate conferees have reached some compromises on key personnel provisions in the fiscal 2016 defense authorization bill. For starters, the potential lifetime value of the new retirement plan, which many current members will be allowed to opt into, suffered a significant cut. Conferees agreed to Senate language that lowers maximum ... more

AF 2016 Selection Board Schedule

The Air Force Selection Board Secretariat has released the calendar year 2016 selection board schedule. The schedule includes dates for master, senior master and chief master sergeant evaluation boards, senior noncommissioned officer supplemental evaluation boards, officer selection boards and the command screening board. The schedule is availab... more

AF Releases OTS Board Results

The Air Force Recruiting Service considered 272 applications as part of the Officer Training School (OTS) rated selection board 15OT03. 189 applicants were selected to serve as U.S. Air Force officers of whom 49 are enlisted members. For more information concerning OTS and the application process, active-duty members should visit the Basic Offic... more

AF Changes Per Diem Policy for IR

Individual Reservists (IRs) are no longer authorized per diem for missed meals and lodging at locations where government meals and lodging are available. This change is in accordance with the Joint Travel Regulations and does not apply to grades O-7 and above. When IRs generate orders, the appropriate meal and lodging statements must be selected... more

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