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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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Military spouse unemployment continues to weigh on 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)

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

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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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(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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Lynne Patton

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

The pandemic has made a hash out of many people’s lives, bringing anxiety, health care, child care, even relationship stress. And that’s especially true…

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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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