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Missing military tenant bill of rights provisions to be finished next month

Four of the 18 rights have been stuck in negotiations with housing contractors.

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(Photo by Sgt. Kimberly Hackbarth)A Soldier helps a fellow Soldier onto the rooftop of a building in order to provide protective overwatch for another element of their patrol in Afghanistan Jan. 29, 2012. Army senior leaders recently discussed the importance of suicide prevention and recognizing warning signs after the service reported an increase in suicides among active-duty Soldiers in 2020. (Sgt. Kimberly Hackbarth)

Military suicides rose in 2020, especially in reserve forces

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(U.S. Air Force photo by SrA Haley Stevens)An MQ-9A Reaper assigned to the 556th Test and Evaluation Squadron sits on the ramp at Creech Air Force Base carrying eight Hellfire missiles. This was the first flight test of the MQ-9 carrying eight Hellfire missiles.

(U.S. Air Force photo by SrA Haley Stevens)

Air Force offering airmen a chance to leave service early in attempt to balance the force

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U.S. Navy/MC1 Ryan U. Kledzik190828-N-UY653-0129rBOSTON (Aug. 28, 2019) Chief petty officer selects, Sailors who have been selected for the paygrade of E-7, participate in a mast climbing evolution during Chief Heritage week aboard the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world, USS Constitution. During the selectees week spent aboard Constitution, Sailors teach them a variety of time-honored maritime evolutions while living and working aboard the ship. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ryan U. Kledzik/Released)

After a year of high retention, the Navy is thinking about force balance

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Air Force cuts number of occupations available for reenlistment bonuses as retention flourishes

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(Staff Sgt. Kayla White/U.S. Air Force via AP)Todd Benson

Air Force filling its employment holes, looking to improve leadership

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In this photo taken Aug. 26, 2019 and released by the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer, 435th Air Expeditionary Wing photojournalist, salutes the flag during a ceremony signifying the change from tactical to enduring operations at Camp Simba, Manda Bay, Kenya. The al-Shabab extremist group said Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020 that it has attacked the Camp Simba military base used by U.S. and Kenyan troops in coastal Kenya, while Kenya's military says the attempted pre-dawn breach was repulsed and at least four attackers were killed. (Staff Sgt. Lexie West/U.S. Air Force via AP)

‘Families and support systems are ALWAYS on the back burner!’ Air Force sees spike in suicides in 2019

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U.S. Army Soldiers from Alpha Company, 4th Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group, Fort Carson, Colo.,   observe a  CV-22 Osprey during Emerald Warrior 2011, Cannon AFB, N.M., March 1. Emerald Warrior is a U.S. Special Operations Command sponsored, multiservice exercise designed to leverage lessons learned from Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom to provide trained and ready forces to combatant commanders.  (US Air Force photo by Tech Sgt DeNoris Mickle)(Released)

Maj. Gen. Brian Kelly: Air Force implementing new personnel policies for an agile service

Maj. Gen. Brian Kelly said the service’s human resources division wants to be more transparent, interactive and collaborative within the personnel center.

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