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...

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...

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...

Exchange partners with Defense Media Activity to deliver AFN programming

DALLAS — The Army & Air Force Exchange Service and the Department of Defense’s Defense Media Activity signed an agreement May 5 to strategically...

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...

Exchange expands layaway program for back-to-school

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is helping military families go to back to school while sticking to a budget by extending its...

Pet health certificates: Essential for International PCS travel

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin TanenbaumHeather Leighton, a Nellis Air Force Base veterinary animal heath technician, examines a dog...