Fewer Americans today—especially younger ones—have connections to family members who once served or currently are serving in the armed forces, according to a study released last week.
Military and government officials gathered last week for the official dedication of the new Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
The Department of Veterans Affairs will officially launch its new jobs and career website on Veterans Day.
The Air Force announced it will add 5,900 critical civilian positions, while cutting 9,000 others to satisfy a directive from the Secretary of Defense.
The largest federal employee union announced it will continue to represent more than 1,400 Army civilian personnel specialists.
The Defense Department’s popular tuition assistance program has drawn a lot of takers—so many that the military services regard the costs—$542 million during fiscal 2010—as unsustainable in the current economic climate.
The Defense Department, the General Services Administration and NASA are proposing regulations to require contractors to complete training that addresses the protection of privacy, and the handling and safeguarding of personally identifiable information.
The Defense Department said it soon will debut a “fully revamped” Transition Assistance Program.
Military retirees will soon be able to access new monthly electronic retiree account statements on the myPay pay account management system.
Military retirees who enroll in Tricare Prime after Oct. 1 will pay an additional $2.50 per month for individual members, and $5 per month for members and family.