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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

A new strategic plan from OPM and OMB comes as part of an executive order to support military spouses’ employment in the federal workforce.

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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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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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Comparing Biden and Trump on defense issues as election nears

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Chief Warrant Officer 3 Donald Culp spends time with his Family before a deployment. Culp was an active duty service member whose daughter, Braelyn, benefited from the Exceptional Family Member Program. EFMP is a mandatory program that helps Soldiers with special needs children obtain any care or treatment they may need.  (Courtesy Photo)

Military families feeling the pinch during pandemic

The financial and economic effect of the pandemic and government-ordered shutdowns has hit career military families, no less than anyone else.

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OPM urging agencies to include military spouses, former inmates in hiring strategies

The Trump administration is urging agencies to focus on two often overlooked populations populations to fill federal vacancies: military spouses and formerly…

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Military spouse? Don’t ask, don’t tell

Slightly more than half of members of the Armed Forces are married and many of their spouses need to work. But getting a job can be difficult.

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