Peer-to-peer service aims to provide counseling support

WASHINGTON – Starting this summer, the Defense Department will offer an additional counseling service to help military service members, transitioning troops and family members...

DoD helps protect beneficiaries from deceptive pharmacy practices

(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis) WASHINGTON – In the face of recent aggressive and deceptive marketing practices of some...

VE Day marked end of long road for World War II...

WASHINGTON – When President Harry S Truman, British Prime Minister Winston S. Churchill and Soviet Premier Josef Stalin simultaneously announced that Nazi Germany had...

Website improves, simplifies military child care search

(Courtesy graphic)A new Defense Department website, www.militarychildcare.com, is helping ease those moving transitions by simplifying the search and registration process for child care. JOINT...

Independent survey shows decline in military sexual assaults

WASHINGTON – An independent survey confirms the prevalence of sexual assault in the military has dropped, Defense Department officials said today. Statistics in the 2014...

General Breedlove: Russia now taking ‘Different Path’

WASHINGTON – The West assumed the best of Russia once the Cold War ended, but Russian President Vladimir Putin had other plans and NATO...

Tips for surviving PCS season

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Illinois – Preparation for the upcoming peak moving season for service members has begun and officials in charge of the...

Official provides update on combat jobs for women

WASHINGTON – Since the Defense Department rescinded a 1994 policy that excluded women from serving in direct ground combat positions, the services have opened...

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...

TRICARE beneficiaries being targeted by call centers

FALLS CHURCH, Va. -- The Defense Health Agency, Office of Program Integrity (DHA-PI) has received a significant number of concerns from our TRICARE beneficiaries...

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