Service members should know how their pay and benefits have changed in 2023, whether its for health care, retirement, education, housing or something else.
The new director says he appreciates the impact of the commissary benefit on quality of life of troops and families.
Eligible military shoppers can buy Home Depot appliances tax-free at the online exchange store and some exchanges on Army and Air Force installations.
Lawmakers want data on how many military spouse-owned businesses bid for, and win, federal contracts.
Housing advocates oppose efforts to force them to provide confidential information they say could dissuade military families from seeking their help.
Defense officials haven't made a decision about whether to restore the full housing allowance, but it could mean at least $100 extra a month for troops.
Increases went into effect May 1.
More service members would get the free credit monitoring, and family members, too, if the proposal becomes law.
Prices for home delivery in the commissary pilot program have more than quadrupled as officials try to find a way to make the program work.
The timeline for the new Tricare contracts to take effect is August 2024, for now.
The legislation would promise a salary of $31,200 a year to even the most junior military members.
New law limits reductions to overseas COLA to no more than once every six months.