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Pentagon cuts Marine maternity leave by 6 weeks

The Pentagon has cut Marines’ maternity leave by one-third, but women who become pregnant by March 3…

Air Force secretary: Don't change BAH eligibility

The Senate-proposed fiscal 2016 National Defense Authorization Act Section 604 language regarding Ba…

Deadline approaches for some Marines' re-up bonuses

Manpower and Reserve Affairs officials say they have reached their retention goals this year for mor…

Marine Corps, Navy approve new pay for long deployments

Marines and sailors deployed longer than 220 days in a row are to start receiving a new op tempo pay…

Some Marines emerge from SDA cuts well, while others take a hit

MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. – Budget cuts are about to hit Marines' wallets in yet another way…

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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

Paxton: Women will be successful in infantry units

“This is not about women in uniform and it’s not about women in combat,” Paxton said.

'Radical' proposal would change the way retired pay is divided in divorce cases

Former spouses might get a smaller share of a military member's monthly retirement pay if Congress p…

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Looming federal budget fight could hit military pay and bonuses

Defense officials worry a year-long continuing resolution will create problems with their military p…

Group wants lawmakers to cap military housing stipends to curb costs

A Heritage Foundation proposal revives the controversial Senate housing allowance plan from last yea…

Senators want Sinai Peninsula reclassified as a war zone

The designation would allow hundreds of U.S. troops stationed there to get a break on payroll taxes.…

The nation's foremost military experts have 39 ideas for modernizing its personnel system

A new report from the Bipartisan Policy Center proposes sweeping reforms. But will Congress and Pent…

Insurance Guide 2017: How to protect your military move

Regardless of how you PCS, there are insurance and safety factors to consider before, during and aft…

Insurance Guide 2017: Don't overlook insurance for spouses, experts say

Policies for wives or husbands on the home front will lend peace of mind ... and much-needed support…

Insurance Guide 2017: What the new blended system means for your Survivor Benefit Plan coverage

BRS, SBP, TSP -- let our experts help sort out the new-look alphabet soup of your financial future.