Veterans Affairs Secretary David J.
Veterans Affairs Secretary David J.
Last Thursday, the Army announced its intention to stand up six new Security Force Assistance Brigades to train and advise foreign militaries.
The House Armed Services Committee heard bracing testimony last week from the vice chiefs of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps on how training, equipment, personnel strength and overall re
It isn't quite a record: in 1844, Secretary of the Navy Thomas Gilmore died in an accident 9 days after taking office.
A new study commissioned by the Marine Corps concludes that the new Blended Retirement System (BRS) won't endanger force retention under any reasonable set of economic and behavioral assumptions.
In an interview with Fox News host Bill O'Reilly aired just before last Sunday's Super Bowl, President Donald Trump replied to O'Reilly's characterization of Russian President Vladimir Putin as "a
Year after year the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) told Congress and store patrons that commissary shoppers saved an average of at least 30 percent on brand name groceries over prices in commerci
The release a week ago of a Presidential Decision Memo reorganizing the National Security Council and its more recently established Homeland Security counterpart has caused a fair amount of vaporin
Personal finance expert Suze Orman knows military leaders, pay officials and retirement service offices are getting ready to educate service members on the new Blended Retirement System (BRS).
'I believe that it must be the policy of the United States to support free peoples who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or by outside pressures.'
Over decades Congress has considered numerous studies on reforming different aspects of military compensation, from retirement and basic pay tables to health care benefits and on-base discount stor
After two years of study and debate, the Department of Defense has made a policy change, effective next November, to allow 16 million honorably discharged veterans to shop online for discounted mil
The National Defense Authorization Act (S 2943) signed into law Dec. 23 orders an avalanche of changes to the TRICARE health care benefit used by service members, retirees and their families.
The Department of Defense pharmacy program is on to track to slice $1.3 billion off projected drug costs from 2014 to 2019, thanks to higher beneficiary co-pays, tighter point-of-service rules and
Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) paid to a million service members living off base in the United States will climb an average of 2.4 percent Jan. 1, or about $41 a month.
Thousands of Air Force personnel in units called Distributed Common Ground Systems (DCGS) daily gather video and audio intelligence on Islamic State fighters in Iraq, Syria and Libya.
In a keynote address Monday at the Navy's second annual Future Strategy Forum, Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work warned attendees - and by implication, the incoming Trump administration - agains
House Armed Services Committee conferees, in negotiating a final fiscal 2017 defense authorization bill, succeeded in blocking every substantive initiative aimed at slowing military compensation gr
Commissary shoppers will see no drop in savings on brand name items even as the Defense Commissary Agency begins to offer better prices through its own private label products, said DeCA Director Jo
On Thursday Thanksgiving Day, tragically the first American soldier died in Syria since we began putting (presumably non-booted) feet on the ground in October of last year.
Product buyers for the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) are becoming very unpopular with many grocery suppliers.
Bob McDonald won't be the VA secretary to decide if thousands more Vietnam War veterans those with bladder cancer, high blood pressure, hypothyroidism or Parkinson's-like symptoms should be eligi
Boston Consulting Group, the contractor that raised doubts about 30-percent average shopper savings in commissaries and called traditional "at-cost" pricing inefficient, stands to profit handsomely
Bombarded as Americans continue to be with story after story about leaked emails, sexual assault allegations, and general bipartisan campaign vitriol, it may have escaped some folks' notice that ea
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