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Task Force Backs Controversial Merger of Base Store Systems
A task force wants to combine the Defense Commissary Agency and the military's three separate exchange services.
Vets Groups Divided over Tighter Transfer Rules for GI Bill
New rules make it harder for some military members to transfer GI Bill to family
Mar-a-Lago Trio's Influence on VA 'Astounds' Former Secretary
Former Secretary Principi, who served under Bush says politics and personal friends shouldn't influence veterans' care
VA, Congress Crawl Toward Ending Abuse of Vet Pensioners
More than 200 financial planning firms and estate law offices entice veterans or their survivors into costly annuities or irr...
Shulkin Says He Would, If He Could, Add Agent Orange Vets, Ills
VA Secretary says Blue Water Navy Veterans have waited too long.
Shulkin's Trip Scandal Hurt Fight To Slow 'Choice Effect' On VA
Will Shulkin's firing spell the end of the VA as we know it?
Ailing 'Blue Water' Vets of Vietnam Near to Gaining VA Benefits
Legislation is on fast-track for full vote.
DECA Chief Hears You: Commissary Shelves To Be Better Stocked
The biggest problem with commissaries, and perhaps a major reason why sales are falling is product availability
New DOD Task Force Eyed For Merging Exchange Services, DECA
Plan is to merge the commissary and exchange systems into one retail entity.
VA Health Data to Transfer Easier Than DoD’s to New EHR System
Will the long-promised integration of DoD & VA's health record be coming in the near future?
Retention Rules Tighten on Members Not Medically Fit to Deploy
As many as 14 percent of all active and ready reserve personnel may be unable to deploy
VA, Roe Tie Caregiver Benefit Expansion to Tightened Eligibility
To afford expanding caregiver benefits to pre-9/11 veterans VA wants to tighten definition of who qualifies for caregivers.
Monitoring Commissary Patrons’ Savings in an Era of Reforms
Commissary savings are real and substantial, but messaging that to the customer is important.
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U.S. Space Command is a precursor to the proposed U.S. Space Force service branch.
Air Force Squadron Tests Noise-Cutting 'Bone Mic'
Airmen who work on the flight line are required to wear two layers of hearing protection.
Marine Corps News
Marine Faces Military Hearing over Firearms Allegations
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Coast Guard News
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A member of the U.S. Coast Guard is charged with assaulting his wife, according to a report.
Coast Guard Academy Professors Help in Battle Against Drugs
Two professors at the Coast Guard Academy played a pivotal role in a federal drug trafficking case out of Florida.
US Coast Guard Looking for Missing Boaters off Florida Coast
The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for two missing boaters who left from a ramp at Port Canaveral, Florida on Friday.