In this proposed rule, the Department of Defense (DoD) discusses new policy, responsibilities, and procedures for the operation of voluntary education programs within DoD. The new policies discussed in the rule include the following.
The Department of Defense recently released milWire, a new collaborative tool tailored to deliver user generated content, both custom or shared, from milSuite and other DOD websites.
Stars and Stripes: Wounded veterans program will build 'smart house' to help Marine Sgt. Doug Vitale
Retired Marine Sgt.
A bill that requires the Transportation Security Administration to provide expedited security screening for injured or disabled troops and veterans is heading to President Obama's desk for his signature.
The powerful Senate Appropriations Committee has joined the campaign to get the services to share a common combat uniform, including a provision in a 2014 defense funding bill that would put an immediate end to the development and fielding of service-uniq
The Department of Veterans Affairs announced yesterday that veterans filing an original fully developed claim for service-connected disability compensation may be entitled to up to one-year of retroactive disability benefits.
The unemployment rate for veterans edged up in July in an economy that grew 162,000 jobs, the Labor Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday.
The official website of the U.S. Air Force is taking a step forward in the information age Aug. 2 with a new look and greater functionality for today's Internet user.
The Exceptional Family Member Program hosted a Spring Fling aboard the Marine Corps Air Station New River Marina, July 22.
A leading Senate Democrat is taking aim at the nation's top military tuition assistance school, saying its name could be tricking service members.
Navy Headline News: Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center Publishes Annual Report on Wounded, Ill and Injured Program
The Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) announced Aug. 1 the release of its 2012 Annual Report describing how analysis, surveillance and health outreach capabilities meet the public health needs of Wounded Ill and Injured (WII) service members.
Understanding the Post-9/11 GI Bill can be daunting. That's why Fort Belvoir, Va., Education Guidance Counselor, Jack Lenahan, hosted a briefing on the bill July 25, 2013, at the USO Warrior and Family Center.
Despite improvements in enforcement of consumer protection laws and education for service members and veterans, problems persist with loans, veterans' benefits and retired pay and pensions, according to witnesses testifying Wednesday before the Senate Vet
Federal Register: Student Assistance General Provisions, Federal Perkins Loan Program, Federal Family Education Loan Program, and William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program
The Secretary proposes to amend the Student Assistance General Provisions, Federal Perkins Loan (Perkins Loan) Program, Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program, and William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program regulations.
The lengthy and often complex federal employment process can be cumbersome for many job seekers. To help separating Marines and sailors navigate it, the Transition Readiness Seminar held “10 Steps to a Federal Resume” on July 16, 2013, at the Religious Annex aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico. The goal was to help military members like, Chief
The Air Force is offering some officers and enlisted personnel in certain career fields the option to retire early, one of several force management plans the service says it intends to implement to meet fiscal 2014 end-strength goals. read more
An omnibus veterans' bill approved July 24 by the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee is chock full of improvements in health and benefits programs, according to a summary released by the panel.
A Senate committee proposes a multi-year plan to cut the weight of some veterans, including the possibility of buying fitness club memberships for some obese patients.
The House on Wednesday evening overwhelmingly approved a spending bill that would give the Pentagon about $600 billion next year, while narrowly killing a measure that targeted controversial NSA surveillance programs.
Starting Oct. 1, military retirees enrolled in the Tricare Retiree Dental Program will need to pay their monthly premiums either by electronic funds transfer or allotment.