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Social Security Payroll Tax Deferral

In order to provide relief during the COVID-19 pandemic, a Presidential Memorandum was issued on Aug. 8, 2020, and guidance followed from Internal Revenue...

New ID cards being issued for military family members, retirees

The Department of Defense began issuing Next Generation Uniformed Services Identification Cards July 31, 2020, the first time since 1993 that changes to the...

DOD lifts travel restrictions in 39 states

The Secretary of Defense recently signed a memo, moving to a conditions-based, phased approach to personnel movement and travel. As of June 8, the locations...

Service members, civilians bound by DOD rules during election campaigns

It's election season again, when federal, state and local political campaigns kick into high gear. Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper's latest ethics video...

Future of enlisted Professional Military Education under discussion

Recently Air University at Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base, Ala., held a Facebook live Enlisted Town Hall event to discuss the future of Enlisted Professional...

DOD Chief Housing Officer Issues Memo to Privatized Housing Tenants

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment W. Jordan Gillis has issued a memo to tenants of housing privatized under the Military Housing Privatization Initiative,...

Top DOD officials to hold virtual town hall meeting

Join Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Army Gen. Mark A. Milley and Senior Enlisted Adviser to the...

DOD officials unveil COVID-related personnel, move guidance

Defense Department officials outlined a conditions-based approach to relaxing the stop-movement order that has been in effect since early March due to the coronavirus...

New emergency leave available to DOD civilians affected by COVID-19

Department of Defense employees affected by the coronavirus pandemic will have the option of taking up to two weeks of emergency paid sick leave...

TRICARE revises telehealth policy to respond to COVID-19

To improve virtual access to health care during COVID-19, TRICARE recently revised its policy on telehealth services. This temporarily allows you access to care more...