The military and veteran benefits you earned impact your everyday life. The Military Advantage tracks the benefits changes and news that matter most to you.
Most Recent Posts
US Troops May Be Overpaid, New Study Finds
A new study on the military's pay and compensation system asks a surprising question: Are troops getting paid too much?
GI Bill Housing Allowances May Change Soon
A 16-month delay by the VA in implementing changes dictated by law may soon be over.
Preventive Dental Care Can Dramatically Impact Your Health
Preventative dental care can dramatically impact your health. Learn more about preventative dental care and how to choose the...
See the New 2020 Rates for Vision and Retiree Dental Insurance
Open Season begins Nov. 11 allowing you to choose or switch plans, check out the new rates now.
VA and California Fight over Which Schools Vets Can Attend
VA has assumed the duties of approving the schools where veterans can use their GI Bill benefits.
FEDVIP Open Enrollment for Dental and Vision Insurance Starts Soon
If you want to begin or change your vision or retiree dental insurance, open enrollment is the time to do it.
Retirees Could Receive Tricare Refund Check
Military retirees who paid annual Tricare Prime enrollment fees in 2018 or 2019 could soon see a refund check in the mail.
Key Pentagon Official Endorses Commissary-Exchange Merger
Pentagon personnel have been directed to start planning for a prospective consolidation.
VA Is Changing GI Bill Payment Amounts for Some Online Classes
The change will mean more money for most people.
Purple Heart Recipients Can Save Thousands on VA Loan Fees
New law effective Jan. 1, 2020 could save you thousands!