ArmyFort Wainright Army Base, Alaska

New financing could start to improve Army housing as soon as this summer

Under a new agreement with LendLease, a large military housing operator, $1.1 billion in debt-financed housing improvements are expected to start as soon…

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‘They are not cogs in a wheel’ — Congressional panel to focus on humanizing issues regarding troops in 2021

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Here’s where military housing allowances are rising, falling the most in 2021

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Comparing Biden and Trump on defense issues as election nears

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Extended stop move order starting to impact military finances, childcare

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FILE - In this June 3, 2011, file photo, the Pentagon is seen from air from Air Force One. The House has passed its annual defense policy measure, which combines a $738 billion Pentagon price tag with legislation to provide federal employees with 12 weeks of paid parental leave. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Nominee for top DoD personnel job is bowing out

In today’s Federal Newscast, media reports indicate that J. David Patterson is removing himself from consideration.

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Fort Wainwright Public Affairs/Eve BakerFort Wainwright, Ft. Wainwright, military base, army, Alaska

Army creating long-term plan to fix housing issues

The Army’s strategy will work in five-year increments with two pilot programs at several bases.

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FILE - This Feb. 7, 2018, file photo shows the skyline in Austin, Texas. For more than a year, cities around the country, including Austin, waited in suspense over whether they'd be chosen as Amazon's second home. On Tuesday, Nov. 13, Amazon announced that it had picked for its new East Coast headquarters the New York neighborhood of Long Island City, Queens as well as a suburb of Washington, in Arlington, Va. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)

Austin tops areas with large military housing allowance increases in 2020

Changes in the 2020 Basic Allowance for Housing rates vary widely across the U.S., with some locales seeing increases of nearly 30% and others falling by more than 10%.

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