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It's official: Military exchanges plan to offer online access to veterans by Nov. 11

The expanded online benefit for former service members won't extend to brick-and-mortar stores.

Federal oversight agency wants the military to screen for gambling addiction

Defense Department officials say its impractical to conduct annual screenings for gambling addiction…

Investing in human performance

The U.S. military should substantially increase its investment in biometric monitoring and feedback,…

DeCA boss announces retirement as major commissary changes near

As the commissary benefit begins to undergo fundamental changes, the director of the Defense Commiss…

Troops can now sign up to learn more about the military's new blended retirement system

Just one day after the launch of an online training program about the new Blended Retirement System,…

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The Pentagon is closer to extending a generous new benefit to millions of veterans

The Pentagon is closer to extending a generous new benefit to millions of veterans

Pentagon seeks smooth transition for Tricare contracts

Tricare beneficiaries should see little disruption in their health services when two new contractors…

U.S. poultry to return to South Korea commissaries

The change comes after South Korean officials changed their country's embargo that had restricted U.…

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It's official: Military exchanges plan to offer online access to veterans by Nov. 11

The expanded online benefit for former service members won't extend to brick-and-mortar stores.

Federal oversight agency wants the military to screen for gambling addiction

Defense Department officials say its impractical to conduct annual screenings for gambling addiction…

Investing in human performance

The U.S. military should substantially increase its investment in biometric monitoring and feedback,…

DeCA boss announces retirement as major commissary changes near

As the commissary benefit begins to undergo fundamental changes, the director of the Defense Commiss…

Troops can now sign up to learn more about the military's new blended retirement system

Just one day after the launch of an online training program about the new Blended Retirement System,…

VA is studying gut bacteria in PTSD, TBI patients following success in mice

Veterans Affairs researchers want to know if an over-the-counter probiotic given to colicky babies c…

New commissary calculations show shoppers save less money than previously thought

Commissary customers save 23.7 percent compared with shoppers at civilian grocery stores -- lower th…

Bill would simplify state residency rules for military spouses

Current rules leave some military families in a confusing mess of different state tax and voting reg…

Study: Academic performance varies widely among districts serving military students

The academic performance of students in states with large populations of military-connected students…

Advocacy group asks Mattis to back military families, fill key DoD jobs fast

Military families will look to Defense Secretary James Mattis to ease some of the hardship caused by…

Cancer scare at Marine Corps housing prompts Navy to issue worldwide 'guidance'

Concerns about possible cancer-causing contamination at the Laurel Bay family housing near Marine Co…

Moving beyond talk therapy for PTSD — a challenge for the next VA secretary

We need to pay more than lip service to nontraditional PTSD treatments. We need to fund studies look…

DoD issues new guidance for veterans seeking discharge upgrades, military record corrections

The Defense Department announced Friday a renewed effort to ensure veterans know how to request a re…

Defense official: Service's MWR funding issues remain unresolved

A defense official says the way forward may come in the form of a proposal, still in the works, that…

Survey: High operational tempo still affecting military families

The stresses of frequent deployments, despite the drawdowns, continue.

Pilot program will put military medical clinics in commissaries

Need medical attention? You might be able to do some grocery shopping while you're there, if the Nav…

Veto of defense authorization bill looks unlikely

The annual budget policy measure overwhelmingly passed the House on Friday, with Democrats ignoring…

Military wife fights for better protection of victims of sexual harassment in DoD schools

A military wife is fighting to get better protection for victims of sexual harassment in Defense Dep…

Congress: Commissary leaders may lack talent, skills to lead reform

As lawmakers are poised to agree to massive commissary reform, they've also sent a message to defens…

Tricare patients' deadline to switch pharmacy is Dec. 1

It happens at 12:01 a.m. Dec. 1 -- CVS leaves the Tricare retail pharmacy network and Walgreens retu…

Forward-operating feast: Turkey, and the fixings, deployed for the troops

Nearly 15,000 pounds of turkey to be served in Afghanistan, with even more set for Iraq and Kuwait

3 voices: Tracking military and veteran student success in higher education

Military Times asked three top leaders in higher education associations — who are also veterans — to…

Tracking military and veteran student success — 'Expand the narrative to job placement'

Job placement and subsequent career sustainability data, coupled with traditional higher education d…

Decision on opening online exchange shopping to more veterans expected next month

The move to open online shopping to all vets with an honorable discharge has been under consideratio…