Speaking earlier this week at the 9th Annual Defense Programs Conference sponsored by defense consulting firm McAleese and Associates, Lt. Gen.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is concerned enough about strengthening the lethality of U.S.
It may be hard for some to remember, but only 26 years ago last December 31st, the Cold War ended with the formal dissolution of the Soviet Union, concluding a conflict that formally began in 1946
In drafting legislation that would expand comprehensive caregiver benefits to severely injured veterans of all past wars, Rep.
Although some may have forgotten it, the U.S.
When asked about the current level of savings for commissary shoppers in an era of sweeping reforms, the interim director of Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA), retired Navy Rear Adm.
Sales at on-base grocery stores have fallen six percent in the past year, 21.3 percent since 2012, putting the shopping benefit at greater risk, say commissary executives.
Seventeen years of war, TV spots depicting the struggles of wounded warriors, and curbs on military advertising budgets have left the armed forces with an image problem that could take years to rep
Even as North Korean Olympians join their South Korean counterparts in an unprecedented collaboration between nations nominally still at war, here in the U.S., discussion of a preventive attack on
TRICARE beneficiaries will see increases in co-payments for prescription drugs filled by mail order or at neighborhood retail outlets starting Feb. 1.
Phone calls can begin only a day after veterans close on VA-guaranteed home loans.
The Department of Veterans Affairs published a revised rule Jan.
The new Republican-passed tax law deploys a new method of tracking inflation called the "chained" Consumer Price Index, a tool that will dampen future adjustments to federal tax brackets and standa
Next week 900,000 active duty service members and 700,000 drilling Reserve and Guard members become eligible to opt out of a rigid yet more valuable High-3 military retirement plan into the new por
Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) paid to 956,000 service members living off base in the United States will climb modestly Jan.
There might seem to be little in common between the Pentagon and the San Francisco chapter of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, but that was before the advent of autonomous robo
The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee has embraced a plan from Sen.
Last week's column noted the adverse impact on America's over-stretched military forces of the Pentagon's persistent reluctance to acknowledge the true magnitude of our overseas commitments.
In one of the most disturbing recent audits of VA health care, a new Government Accountability Office report criticizes medical leaders at all levels of the Department of Veterans Affairs for faili
A novice at governing, President Trump apparently didn't consider there might be a right way and wrong way to try to reverse the Obama administration's policy allowing transgender Americans to serv
With an Air Force pilot shortage that has hit 2,000, and commercial airlines in a hiring boom, service leaders are brainstorming ways to address a deepening crisis, eyeing improved financial incent
Many years ago, in the era before development of stand-off air-to-ground weapons, an obscure Soviet research paper appeared in English translation examining the growing challenge of attacking a wel
With military operations staying high, and service member deaths by accident alarming, House-Senate conferees negotiating a final fiscal 2018 defense authorization bill rejected most Senate-passed
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