military spouses

(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)

Blue Star Families will continue COVID education, support campaign into 2022

The organization provides some of the most in-depth data on the military community.

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Sharene T. Guilford Brown, Charles Q. Brown Jr.

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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(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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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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Federal pay gap between men and women is narrowing, GAO reports

In today’s Federal Newscast: The Federal pay gap between men and woman has narrowed, but it’s still there. Two congressmen want to stop government funding…

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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 passenger to infect another.

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