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Goldfein discusses changing face of war

Courtesy photographDefense One’s Marcus Weisgerber, left, speaks with Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein about multidomain warfare at the Defense...

Two-year probationary period now in effect for new civilians

All new federal employees appointed within the Department of Defense to permanent positions in the competitive service are now required to serve a two-year...

DOD announces new-hire probationary period

WASHINGTON — The probationary period for many new civilian employees hired by the Defense Department on or after Nov. 26, 2015, has changed from...

Halloween pet photos can net shoppers $5,000 Exchange gift card

DALLAS — For many military families, pets are more than just companions—they’re family. Now, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is giving service members...

Popular social media trend may violate DOD regulations

WASHINGTON — A young woman paced herself as she ran around her neighborhood, her breath visible as the brisk morning air cycled through her...

‘Be There’ suicide prevention theme resonates with troop values

Preventing suicide requires the commitment of all in the Defense Department, Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said...

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...

DOD makes last-minute push for food donations in ‘Feds Feed Families’

Diane Carter remembers what it was like to go hungry. "There were many times that we would go without just to feed the kids," Carter...

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...

Shopping the Nellis AFB Exchange pays dividends

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Airmen and their families who shopped and dined at Army & Air Force Exchange Service stores and restaurants...