DANTES provides faster exam reimbursement

The Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support has changed to an online electronic reimbursement request system that will expedite the exams reimbursement process for...

Pentagon ends ban on transgender troops in military

The Pentagon announced June 30 that transgender people will be allowed to serve openly in the U.S. military, ending one of the last bans...

Military children serve, Too

WASHINGTON — The Defense Department knows that the whole family serves when a military member serves. April is the Month of the Military Child, a time to...

U.S. Military begins training Iraqi Forces to take on ISIL

WASHINGTON – The United States has begun training Iraqi army recruits, a central part of the strategy by the U.S.-led coalition that is working...

DoD launches new Civilian Performance Appraisal Program

WASHINGTON — Defense Department civilian employees are getting a new, standardized performance appraisal program as part of the department’s New Beginnings initiative. Paige Hinkle-Bowles, the deputy...

U.S. personnel in Turkey safe, Pentagon spokesman says

WASHINGTON — All U.S. service members and civilians in Turkey are safe in the wake of the July 15 attempted coup there, Pentagon Press Secretary...

Colombian general acts as CFACC during annual PANAMAX exercise

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Heather R. RedmanColombian Air Force Brig. Gen. Sergio Andrés Garzón Vélez, Combined Forces Air Component Commander for...

Military brain injury expert: Everyone’s ability to recover is different

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AFNS) -- Every brain is different. We know this because each person’s brain develops with a unique personality. But the brain...

New tuition assistance tool attuned to troops’ educational needs

WASHINGTON – The Defense Department continues to invest in its service members and has introduced a new online informational tool tailored to their unique...

Blue Star Museums launches free admission program for military, families

WASHINGTON — In a celebratory launch at the Hampton Roads Naval Museum in Norfolk, Virginia, today, Blue Star Museums launches its seventh annual summer...

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