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For Ex-Servicemembers, Extra Paycheck = Higher Taxes?
Who wouldn’t want an extra paycheck every year? For millions of retirees that wish is about to come true, but not without som...
Consequences of Lost Smartphone
A new study finds if you lose your smartphone, chances are nearly 100 percent whoever retrieves it will try to access your pr...
10 Biggest Consumer Complaints of Year
Identity theft continues to be a major concern, accounting for more complaints in 2011 than any other type of fraud or scam....
Watch Out for New Breed of Phishing Scams
Maybe you think you can spot scam emails by the broken English, the pleas to wire money via Western Union and the references...
3 Ways to Avoid New Hidden Bank Fees
Bank of America and many other banks recently tried raising fees in an open way, telling everyone that making purchases with...
Feds: Mortgage Servicers Still Violating Military Families' Rights
Mortgage servicing companies regularly deny requests for help from military families, a violation of federal rules, according...
Expert: Double-Dip Housing Recession Has Begun
The number of people falling behind on their mortgages increased over the last quarter for the first time since 2009, accordi...
Mortgage Rates Hit Record Lows
If you’re thinking about buying or refinancing a home, now may be a pretty good time to do it. Interest rates on 30-year fixe...
5 Annoying Bank Fees – And How To Beat Them
Short of stuffing your cash into a safe in your basement, what can you do to avoid bank fee increases? Here are five fees tha...
Data Breach Hits 5 Million Troops
Nearly five million current and former troops and their families had their data stolen from a military contractor in Septembe...
Obama: Let Debt Collectors Call Cell Phones
How does President Obama propose to reduce America's nearly $15 trillion debt? In small part, by letting the government's deb...
Financial Watchdog Wants Troops' Input
The government’s newest consumer watchdog wants to hear from servicemembers about financial services targeted to members of t...
AG: Soldiers’ Credit Destroyed in Overpriced Computer Scam
A financing company for a chain of electronics stores that pushed costly loans for overpriced electronic gear on American sol...
Most Popular Military News
US Veteran Who Survived Blast Receives Penis Transplant
A Baltimore hospital says a wounded U.S. veteran has received the world's most extensive penis transplant.
Men and Women Seeing Different Failure Rates on Army's Gender-Neutral Fitness Test
The Army general in charge of the service's new combat fitness test said he's confident it will remain gender-neutral.
Here's Your 2020 Military Retiree, VA and Social Security Pay Bump
The 2020 military retiree, VA disability and social security pay increase is smaller than the one received in 2019.
Marine Stopped to Help Someone on Highway Before She Was Hit and Killed
Cpl. Erin Rachel Lilleyfogle of Parris Island had stopped to help someone involved in an earlier crash.
Soldiers Will Once Again Get Pre-Move Cash, Army Chief Says
Dislocation Allowance, or DLA, is a cash payment of about $1,000 to $4,000, based on rank and dependents.
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New Army Chief Wants to Let Soldiers Stay Longer at Favorite Duty Stations
Could soldiers be able to put off PCS moves for nine years?
Vets in Congress Renew Medal of Honor Plea for Army 'Legend' Alwyn Cashe
Cashe went beyond the call of duty, which is why he deserves the Medal of Honor, three members of Congress wrote.
Excessive PT Will Cost the Army Millions of Lost Work Days This Year
The knee injuries, back problems and other woes far outpace any other reasons for lost duty.
Navy's 'Doomsday' Plane Hits a Bird, Suffers $2M in Damages
An E-6B Mercury, a nuclear command-and-control plane, hit the bird at Naval Air Station Patuxent River on Oct. 2.
Having Penis Transplant Was 'One of the Best Decisions I Ever Made,' Navy Veteran Says
He had the surgery eight years after a bomb in Afghanistan blew off the lower half of his body.
Student Naval Pilot Was Flying at 15,000 Feet When Engine Caught Fire
A pilot and instructor were 30 minutes into a planned hour-long training flight when they got indication of an engine fire.
Air Force News
Air Force Nurse Pleads Guilty in Tricare Fraud Scheme
Federal prosecutors say Maj. Romeatrius Moss pleaded guilty to soliciting and receiving a kickback on Tuesday.
Air Force Adds Sickle Cell Trait Question to Fitness Survey After PT Deaths
The addition of screening for sickle cell trait on the survey will help to flag those who might need additional clearance.
Fighter Jets Could Fly Lower in Idaho, Nevada and Oregon
Mountain Home Air Force Base in southwestern Idaho operates flights over portions of the three states.
Marine Corps News
Veteran Furious with CVS Manager's Handling of Military Photo; Manager Calls Police
When Regedanz went to the CVS, he said the manager said she couldn't sell him the reprint because of copyright infringement.
Marine Corps Announces It Was Wrong -- Again -- on Iwo Jima Flag-Raising Photo
Evidence shows another Marine long-believed to be in the famous photo from atop Mount Suribachi was misidentified.
Kyle Carpenter Is Still Refusing to Hide His Scars
It's been nine years since the Medal of Honor recipient hurled himself onto a live grenade to save a fellow Marine.
Coast Guard News
Coast Guard Offloads $92 Million Worth of Smuggled Cocaine in San Diego
The Coast Guard offloaded more than 6,800 pounds of cocaine -- worth an estimated $92 million -- on Wednesday.
Despite Hurricane Damage, Coast Guard Pressing On with Next-Gen Cutter Construction
Coast Guard's New Plan for Next-Gen Cutter Contracts Will Prevent Delays, Commandant Says
Coast Guard Reopens Bidding on New Class of Cutters
The company that originally won the bid suffered serious infrastructure damage in Hurricane Michael in 2018.