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U.S. Air Force photo by Chustine MinodaU.S. Air Force Capt. Jennifer Orozco, 60th Medical Operations Squadron clinical social worker and her spouse, Josue, participate in the Military Spouse Appreciation Day campaign at Travis Air Force Base, California, April 7, 2022.

DoD expanding military spouse paid fellowship program

The pilot program mainly focused on placing “career-ready” military spouses into paid fellowships. This year, the program will include entry-level jobs.

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Erick Requadt)Senior Master Sgt. Paul Kalle, 723d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron first sergeant, speaks with a family during a Deployed Spouses Dinner Feb. 18, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The monthly event is a free dinner at Georgia Pines Dining Facility designed as a ‘thank you’ for each families’ support and sacrifice while their spouse is deployed or on a remote assignment. The dinner, occurring on every third Tuesday of the month, provides an opportunity for spouses to interact with other families of deployed Airmen, key spouses and unit leadership, as well as provide a break for the spouse while military sponsor is deployed. The next Deployed Spouses Dinner will be March 17. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Erick Requadt)

Fewer active-duty military families encourage young people to enlist

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Office of Personnel Management Director, Kiran Ahuja

Agencies get details on how to better recruit, retain military spouses

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Congress, Biden administration look for ways to boost federal recruitment, retention of military spouses

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Military spouse unemployment continues to weigh on service member families

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Air Force spouse creates Five and Thrive program to prioritize military families

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Peter Musurlian

An update on the Army’s push to better support service member families

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DoD, USO give military service members and spouses new resources for careers

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Former HUD official faces punishment for Hatch Act violation during Trump administration

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Special Counsel handed down a fine and two-year ban from federal service to a former official at Housing and…

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Biden facing some pushback for Defense secretary pick

In today’s Federal Newscast, the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee has questions about his fellow Democrat’s choice to lead the Pentagon.

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Comparing Biden and Trump on defense issues as election nears

Joe Biden is making promises to military families, while Trump is pointing to readiness gains as the election gets closer.

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