It Was the Biggest Scam in Tricare's History. Now Troops May Be Going to Jail
Five service members have been convicted of defrauding the federal government. More may follow.
In a First, Pentagon Releases Data on Military Spouse and Child Suicides
Congress first called for a report on military family suicides in 2014.
Military Suicide Rates Hit Record High in 2018
The rate was highest for the divorced; those in admin or mechanical or electrical repair; and those who never deployed.
VA Misses Deadline on Expanding Caregiver Program, Sets New Target
According to the VA, it is still working on the required computer system to support expansion.
'Everybody's Overworked:' String of Suicides Raises Questions About Sailors' Stress Levels
Three sailors assigned to the same ship died in apparent suicides in the last week.
New Tricare Breastfeeding Benefits Lead to Reimbursement Fiascos
The Defense Health Agency has introduced or altered its programs for new moms, with mixed results.
New DoD Pain Rating Scale Will Help Military Doctors Assess Patients' Misery
The new scale has a familiar look, but will help patients and doctors determine how badly pain is affecting their lives.
Top VA Committee Democrats: Accelerate ER Reimbursements to Veterans
The directive follows a court ruling that the VA improperly denied payments to thousands of veterans.
Millions More Vets and Caregivers Are About to Get Commissary, Exchange Access
Roughly 3.5 million veterans and designated VA caregivers will be eligible to make purchases at military stores.
Commands Protect Troops and Fail Families in Domestic Abuse Cases, Victims Say
Three women claim military commands refused to prosecute and allowed their alleged abusers to go free.
The Air Force Has Declared War on Hopelessness in the Ranks
Toxic leadership appears to contribute to "hopelessness," according to the top enlisted person and chief of staff.
Air Force to Institute New Fitness Requirements for Commanders
Starting next week, commanders will be expected to stay in shape, according to Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein.
Nine VA Leaders, Staff Placed on Leave Amid Ant-Bite Scandal
VA Secretary Robert Wilkie says swift action was needed in a case where the VA did not "treat a vet with dignity."
VA’s $900 Million Caregiver Program Bogged Down by Bad Data, IT Issues, GAO Finds
Continued problems with data and software will delay expanding a program to aid those who care for severely injured veterans.
Chiropractic Care Works for Troops with Lower Back Pain, But Not Everyone Can Access It
A study ordered by Congress 10 years ago finds chiropractic care increases fitness in some troops.
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The study set out to determine if it's the rations that cause the digestive issues service members associate with MREs.
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The Navy secretary is firing back at those criticizing a $13 billion carrier fraught with delays and equipment trouble.
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Officials at Minot are investigating "reports of suspected illegal drugs at an above-ground facility."
Air Force Begins Investing Billions in Adversary Air Training
The Air Force for years has looked for a helping hand to fill the enemy, "red air" gap.
Air Force Football Coach Refuses Questions on Players' Cocaine Charges
Air Force Academy football coach Troy Calhoun refused to answer questions about cocaine use by three of his players.
Marine Corps News
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No clothes. No ghillie suit. The sniper went into the field with nothing but a painted face and a pair of boots.
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No structures were threatened by the fire, which erupted amid unseasonably hot late-afternoon temperatures.
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Pfc. Christian Bautista was pronounced dead at Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center, officials announced Monday.
Coast Guard News
Coast Guard Planning to Base Three Fast-Response Cutters on Guam, Commandant Says
The Coast Guard kept a cutter deployed in the western Pacific since January.
Charged with Killing His 'Best Bud,' Coast Guardsman Appears in Camp Pendleton Courtroom
Seaman Ethan W. Tucker was arrested Aug. 28 after a seven-month Coast Guard investigation into the January death.
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.