Service members are feeling more financial pressure as the COVID-19 crisis continues.
Childcare is becoming an even bigger issue in the military as COVID-19 spreads.
Military spouses can now qualify for $500 in reimbursement.
Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) introduced a bill to expand federal expedited hiring authority for military spouses. He hopes the bill will be folded into the 2019 defense authorization bill.
If service members can’t pay their debts they might be in violation of the Uniformed Code of Military Justice.
The 2017 Blue Star Families Lifestyle Survey finds military families have a new top concern: time with loved ones.
Military families are feeling isolated in their communities and that feeling is increasing, according to the Blue Star Families’ annual military lifestyle survey.
Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) thinks Congress can help lower the 21 percent military spouse unemployment rate.
The Senate Armed Services Personnel Subcommittee is preparing its provisions for the 2018 defense authorization bill and this week it heard from some former top DoD officials. Family life seemed to be the bottom line for a lot of military issues. Employees want to be able to move between the civilian and military world, they want quality childcare for their children and they want their spouses to be happy and be able to work where they are stationed.
A year-long task force wants the Defense Department to change childcare, TRICARE and the “up or out” system.