If you need financial aid to help you pay for college, it’s important that you complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The good news? The FAFSA is simpler than ever! Did you know that, on average, it only takes 23 minutes complete? That equates to roughly one episode of your favorite TV program, so no excuses about not having the time.
Researchers at the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio, have run tests on a number of volunteers to test their mental acuity both before and after a stimulating jolt of electricity, the Globe report said. read more
Stars and Stripes: Death shapes life for teams that prepare bodies of fallen troops for final flight home
The first body was the most difficult. Pfc. Durell Siverand found a family portrait in the dead soldier’s wallet that showed him posing with his wife and two daughters.
To VA officials, San Diego seems an ideal location to test whether there is an advantage to having the Iraq and Afghanistan veterans together — veterans of roughly similar age who share common experiences and similar problems. read more
HB 2895 would require all 55 counties to fly a standard-sized POW/MIA flag — along with the already required U.S.
As the Defense Department looks for ways to ease the difficult process of transitioning from service member to civilian, it's also seeking out companies in the private sector who can help lead the way in training and hiring veterans, said Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, the senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
A tactic to reduce credit card balances and other debt that's making its way around the Internet is being called fraud by a Navy lawyer at Pearl Harbor, who advised in an email that sailors steer clear. read more
Sgt. Steve Perez's time in the Marine Corps brought him "action and adventure" in Afghanistan, Australia and Japan.
There are many different forms of cancer, and many preventative measures people can take to support cancer prevention.
“It’s a constant battle when you keep applying for jobs, and you don’t get calls,” former Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Brewer said. “A lot of us (veterans) are motivated to be successful in the civilian market.
The Marine Corps uniforms are a representation of Marines. Therefore, it is critical that every Marine be taught all aspects of the uniforms to create the best image possible. Recruits of Company B, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, received a Marine Corps uniform class aboard the depot, Feb. 5.Recruits received the class not only to assure each
Air Force Personnel Center officials have implemented a live chat capability on the myPers website to allow real-time communication between Airmen in the field and personnel specialists.
Bowing to colossal pressure from military associations, younger retirees and angry careerists who served through long and nasty wars, Congress has repealed the retiree COLA cap it enacted only six weeks ago. read more
The Senate voted 95-3 on Wednesday to repeal cuts that would have reduced military retirement pay by tens of thousands of dollars for enlisted and officers alike.
A new study confirms what many military spouses know from experience: Finding gainful employment is no easy task. read more
TRICARE, a health care program for uniformed service members, retirees and their families
The Ira C. Eaker Center for Professional Development recently made available a new tool to assist civilians with their professional development.
With a bachelor’s degree close at hand, Sgt. Robert White didn’t want to slow his coursework last fall when tuition assistance for Marines at Quantico stopped covering more than one class at a time, so he started paying for half his classes out of pocket. The new expenditure also came at a time when he and his wife were juggling the expenses of an
While treatment for moderate to severe brain injuries has long been studied, mild cases, or concussions, have only recently been recognized as requiring standard care.
The Defense Department has taken several initiatives to control security clearances following last September's mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.