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Lawmakers expanding military spouse employment programs

Military spouses experience the highest unemployment rate in the country. A congressional panel is pushing for military spouse support in the 2025 defense…

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In Japan, half of military spouse health workers unemployed amid ‘shortage’ of providers

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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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‘Telework is not one-size-fits-all’: Agencies defend hybrid work for feds in front of House lawmakers

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

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Senate lawmakers make another push for ‘accountability’ in federal telework, remote work

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Military spouse hiring authority for agencies extended to 2028

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Group of military spouses plead with Sen. Tommy Tuberville to release his hold on military appointments

In today’s Federal Newscast, military spouses call on Senator Tommy Tuberville of Alabama to end his block on Senate confirmed military appointments.

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White House presses agencies to hire more military spouses

A new executive order includes roughly 20 provisions the Biden Administration says are meant to increase federal agencies hiring and retention of military…

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Army implements sweeping parental, pregnancy, postpartum policies

The new Army directive brings together a group of decentralized policies and adds six new ones for soldiers.

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