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Special Report: Billed for BenefitsAdd your voice to the annual Blue Star Families surveyMilitary Education Benefits in the Palm of Your HandPea Ridge Military Park Creates Over $9M in Economic Benefits -Veterans divided on proposal to make military pay into GI Bill to ...What happens to defense workers if the government shuts down?Savvy Senior: How working in retirement can affect your Social Security benefitsHouse Backing Away from Proposal to 'Tax' GI BillIf you're a military brat aging out of Tricare, read thisJohn Rutherford Calls on Expanding Education Benefits to Families of Fallen Service MembersSaudi Arabia restores civil service and military allowancesSaudi Arabia restores civil service and military allowancesFitzpatrick, Boyle oppose plan to charge service members a fee for GI Bill benefitsFitzpatrick, Boyle oppose plan to charge service members a fee for GI Bill benefitsVeteran benefits depend on type of discharge from duty

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Performance Enhancing Drugs: The Benefits and Downfalls of Military Usage
SOFREP (press release) (subscription)March 27, 2017

Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDs) are used by many individuals, including tactical athletes. These sorts of drugs are often thought of negatively, however for military candidates, they can have advantages such as being able to help the athlete cope ...more »

Soldier retention benefits effective: military sources
Taipei TimesApril 2, 2017

The institution of soldier retention benefits has successfully raised retention rates for volunteer soldiers by about 20 percent and there are plans to extend the incentive scheme to all types of volunteer positions, sources from the military said ...more »

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Special Report: Billed for Benefits
WAVY-TVApril 27, 2017

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) — 10 On Your Side investigates a case where military benefits led to a costly surprise. A local Navy veteran with more than 20 years of service transferred his education benefit to his daughter under the G.I. Bill. She was ...more »

Add your voice to the annual Blue Star Families survey
Military TimesApril 27, 2017

Questions cover participants' top concerns, their satisfaction with the military lifestyle and benefits, and other topics. In 2016, military pay, changes to retirement benefits and military spouse employment were the top concerns, according to the more ...more »

Military Education Benefits in the Palm of Your Hand
DoD LiveApril 26, 2017

The new app serves as a discovery tool to help military students begin to build personal pathways to their individual education and career goals. It also serves as another resource to demonstrate the DoD Voluntary Education (VolEd) program's commitment ...more »

Pea Ridge Military Park Creates Over $9M in Economic Benefits -
KNWAApril 26, 2017

Pea Ridge National Military Park created over $9 million in economic benefits, according to a new National Park Service.more »

Veterans divided on proposal to make military pay into GI Bill to ...
cleveland.comApril 26, 2017

A legislative proposal to require new military recruits to pay $100 a month for up to two years to qualify for GI Bill education benefits has divided veterans groups.more »

What happens to defense workers if the government shuts down?
FederalNewsRadio.comApril 25, 2017

Congress needs to fund the government by April 28 or government employees will see a repeat of the 2013 shutdown. While the White House says the chances of the government actually shutting down are unlikely, we at Federal News Radio are answering ...more »

Savvy Senior: How working in retirement can affect your Social Security benefits
NewsOK.comApril 25, 2017

Wages, bonuses, commissions and vacation pay all count toward the income limits, but pensions, annuities, investment earnings, interest, capital gains and government or military retirement benefits do not. To figure out how much your specific earnings ...more »

House Backing Away from Proposal to 'Tax' GI Bill
Military.comApril 24, 2017

"With U.S. military operations expanding around the world, asking our troops to pay for their own benefits while we are still engaged in conflict sends the wrong signal and is the wrong thing to do," said Rep. Tim Walz of Minnesota, the committee's ...more »

If you're a military brat aging out of Tricare, read this
Virginian-PilotApril 24, 2017

I also wasn't aware that my breakup with the military also meant no more free basketball and workouts. As a dependent I had access to a gym on post. Track, basketball courts (yes, multiple courts), the whole shebang. I thought these were normal ...more »

John Rutherford Calls on Expanding Education Benefits to Families of Fallen Service Members
Sunshine State NewsApril 24, 2017

A North Florida Republican is proposing changing veteran higher ed funding to allow more benefits to the surviving spouses and children of military personnel killed in the line of duty. Towards the end of last week, freshman U.S. Rep. John Rutherford ...more »

Saudi Arabia restores civil service and military allowances
CNBCApril 23, 2017

Saudi Arabia's King Salman issued a royal decree at the weekend that restored financial allowances for civil servants and military personnel that had been cut under austerity measures. "The royal order returns all allowances, financial benefits, and ...more »

Saudi Arabia restores civil service and military allowances
ReutersApril 23, 2017

"The royal order returns all allowances, financial benefits, and bonuses to civil servants and military staff," said the decree, broadcast on state-run Ekhbariya TV. In September Saudi Arabia cut ministers' salaries by 20 percent and scaled back ...more »

Fitzpatrick, Boyle oppose plan to charge service members a fee for GI Bill benefits
Bucks County Courier TimesApril 22, 2017

In 2008, President George W. Bush signed the Post-9/11 GI Bill, which increased the educational benefits at no cost to active duty service members. Under the bill, veterans who joined the military after September 11, 2001, start accruing eligibility 30 ...more »

Fitzpatrick, Boyle oppose plan to charge service members a fee for GI Bill benefits
The IntelligencerApril 22, 2017

In 2008, President George W. Bush signed the Post-9/11 GI Bill, which increased the educational benefits at no cost to active duty service members. Under the bill, veterans who joined the military after September 11, 2001, start accruing eligibility 30 ...more »

Veteran benefits depend on type of discharge from duty
The Salinas CalifornianApril 22, 2017

The Character of Discharge (CoD) that you received from your military service may have an effect on the types of services that you may be eligible for when applying for benefits with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Many veterans' benefits from ...more »

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