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Armed Forces Retirement Home Accepting Applicants
New regulations allow married couples to live in the homes.
Vietnam Veterans Can Get Free Commemorative Pin at Base Exchanges
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the end of the war, exchanges will have events associated with the giveaway
As Commissary Sales Plummet, Pentagon Seeks 21 Percent Subsidy Cut
The fiscal 2020 defense budget asks Congress to slash funding for commissaries by $271 million, or 21 percent.
Marine Corps Removes Tuition Assistance Restrictions
The changes make it easier for junior personnel to use the benefit.
Senators Urge VA Not to Fumble Expansion of Caregiver Benefits
"VA continues to miss deadlines and not get it right," said Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash.
Will the VA Pay for Your Funeral? The Answer May Surprise You
If you think living is expensive, try dying.
Personnel Chiefs Blame Unsafe Housing on Leadership Failures
Commands across the military had not been attentive enough to the performance of housing contractors, officials said.
Use Scalpel, Not Cleaver, on Medical Billets, USUHS Chief Urges
The president of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences worries about cuts to uniformed medical billets.
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.
New High-Tech GI Bill Program Coming Soon
The program is part of the Forever GI Bill and designed to increase veteran employment in high tech fields