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Major financial changes could affect your security clearance

As of July 27, the Department of Defense will continuously monitor individuals' security eligibility through the new Continuous Evaluation Program. This new policy mandates that...

Flat rate per diem eliminated effective Aug. 13

Courtesy photo Congress recently voted to eliminate flat rate per diem for travel beginning Aug. 13; all members will now be entitled to standard per...

Leader training on Blended Retirement System available via mobile app

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — The new Blended Retirement System is a hot topic of conversation across the Defense Department, and most total...

Defense Department launches retirement system comparison calculator

The Defense Department officially launched the Blended Retirement System comparison calculator, providing BRS opt-in eligible service members their first opportunity for an individualized...

Blended retirement system training now available

WASHINGTON — Online training designed to educate Airmen about the new Blended Retirement System, the Defense Department system with changes on the current military...

AAFES spreads holiday cheer to BMT recruits at Lackland

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas — Trainee Michael Bacos leaned over the jewelry counter at the Exchange here, looking for the perfect sparkling gift...

Tax changes could affect service members, families, DOD official says

WASHINGTON — Several tax law changes could significantly affect how service members and their families file their 2015 income tax returns. “It’s probably the biggest...

Two-year probationary period now in effect for new civilians

U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Alexx PonsAll new Department of Defense civilians appointed to permanent positions in the competitive service are...

September sales boost shoppers’ savings

FORT LEE, Va.—Commissary shoppers will see various sales events throughout their store in September with Labor Day promotions, football fever events, Oktoberfest celebrations, case...

2016 Federal Benefits Open Season runs through Dec. 12

The Office of Personnel Management has set the dates for the 2016 Federal Benefits Open Season from Nov. 14 through Dec 12, which includes...