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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...

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...

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

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz.--For the first time, a Colombian general led the simulated air war during U.S. Southern Command’s annual PANAMAX exercise July...

East Coast training provides joint experience for Army, Air Force

Air Force photograph by Carolyn HerrickAir Force Reserve aircrew from the 943rd Rescue Group at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., hoist (simulated) crash...

Month of the Military Child recognizes young family members

WASHINGTON – To highlight the year-round contributions, courage and patriotism of the military community’s youngest members, the Defense Department observes April as the Month...

Air dominance and the critical role of fifth generation fighters

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Gen. Hawk Carlisle, the Air Combat Command commander, discussed the importance of air superiority and the need to assure it by modernizing...

2016 BAH rates announced

The Department of Defense has released the 2016 Basic Allowance for Housing rates.  Basic Allowance for Housing rates will increase an average of 3.4...

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