military spouses

Peter Musurlian

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

Federal Drive with Tom Temin caught up with the deputy commander of the Army’s installations management command, Maj. Gen. Omar Jones.

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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)

Military spouses should see more flexible job opportunities under new OPM hiring policy

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

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)In this May 7, 2020, photo, the entrance to the Labor Department is seen near the Capitol in Washington. The record unemployment rate reflects a nation ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic, the economic devastation upending the presidential campaign and forcing President Donald Trump to overcome historic headwinds to win a second term.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

To help military families leaving service, the Labor Department is upping its game

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Are military domestic abuse cases next to get a prosecution overhaul?

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Mark Steffe, president & CEO, First Command Financial Services, Inc.

More than ever, military members and their families need a dose of financial literacy education

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In this Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, photo is a Samsung Galaxy S10+ smartphone during a product preview in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Military has new way to keep in touch with service members during stressful times

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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2020, file photo a Boeing 777X airplane takes off on its first flight with the Olympic Mountains in the background at Paine Field in Everett, Wash.  Boeing on Wednesday, May 27, is cutting more than 12,000 jobs through layoffs and buyouts as the coronavirus pandemic seizes the travel industry. And the aircraft maker says more cuts are coming.  (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File).

DoD study suggests it’s very hard to contract COVID-19 on an airplane

According to the study, under normal conditions on a commercial jetliner, it would take several consecutive days onboard an aircraft for one COVID-infected…

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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows a blacklegged tick, also known as a deer tick, a carrier of Lyme disease. Preliminary indicators show Lyme disease abating during the summer of 2018 in New England, and public health authorities said they are finding fewer ticks in the environment. (CDC via AP, File)

NDAA amendment aims to find out if DoD experimented with weaponized bugs

In today’s Federal Newscast, a proposal in the 2020 defense authorization bill would require the Defense Department Inspector General to tell Congress…

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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 incarcerated individuals.

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