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Date Posted:04/15/21
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Exchange shopping approved for more than half a million DoD, Coast Guard civilians

Date Posted:04/07/21
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First lady to focus on military spouse employment, child care, children’s education

Date Posted:04/07/21
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Veterans Affairs plans to extend to 2021 deadline for Gulf War illnesses

Date Posted:04/02/21
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Finally, A Transition Program Designed with Military Spouses in Mind

Date Posted:04/02/21
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The 5 Biggest Things for Veterans in 2021

Date Posted:04/01/21
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Groundbreaking VA Study Shows How Long COVID 19 Vaccine Immunity May Last

Date Posted:04/01/21
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Tricare expanding program for nearly 16,000 military family members with autism

Date Posted:04/01/21
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Traveling soon? 10 things to think about before finalizing your plans

Date Posted:04/01/21
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More National Guard Members Now Eligible for VA Loans

Date Posted:04/01/21
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Don't Tip Military Movers, Pentagon Says in New Guidance

Date Posted:03/26/21
This Story Expires on: 05/31/21
Veterans, families may need to get COVID vaccine boosters later this year

Date Posted:03/24/21
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DFAS Increasing Security on the MyPay Website

Date Posted:03/24/21
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Money Personal Finance Taxes Federal Tax Deadline Extended One Month. What It Means for Military Members

Date Posted:03/24/21
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Relief Money. Here’s How They Plan to Spend It

Date Posted:03/24/21
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How the Tricare Catastrophic Cap Affects Your Health Care Costs

Date Posted:03/20/21
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Latest COVID 19 vaccine updates from VA

Date Posted:03/20/21
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Charleston VA Medical Center Update

Date Posted:03/20/21
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March 2021 Retiree Newsletter

Date Posted:03/20/21
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All veterans, their spouses and caregivers eligible to get COVID vaccine through VA under newly passed bill

Date Posted:03/20/21
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New push aims to ease burden for military spouses transferring professional licenses

Date Posted:03/17/21
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Confused by 2020 Military Income Tax Instructions? Here's What to Do

Date Posted:03/17/21
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Tricare Coverage Expanded for Guard Members with COVID Responsibilities

Date Posted:03/17/21
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Here’s how military stores are increasing your shopping options

Date Posted:03/11/21
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VA’s New Text Messaging System to Expand Flow of Information to Vets

Date Posted:03/09/21
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Time to Renew? DoD Retirees and Dependents Now Getting Redesigned ID Cards

Date Posted:03/09/21
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Bill Would Dramatically Expand Retirement Benefits for 42,000 Veterans

Date Posted:03/09/21
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Dr. Seuss Made World War II Cartoons That Definitely Aren't for Kids

Date Posted:03/05/21
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Execute New 'Super Delta' Flying Formation

Date Posted:03/05/21
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Navy Debunks Top 10 COVID 19 Vaccine Myths

Date Posted:03/04/21
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Coast Guard, USPHS, and NOAA Retirees Can Pay TRICARE Enrollment Fees by Allotment

Date Posted:03/04/21
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Surviving Spouse Corner: How to Become an Effective Advocate

Date Posted:03/04/21
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Time to Renew? DoD Retirees and Dependents Now Getting Redesigned ID Cards

Date Posted:03/04/21
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How to Restart Your Stalled Job Search

Date Posted:02/19/21
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VA Again Extends Debt Collection Moratorium

Date Posted:02/19/21
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The Spouse Angle Podcast — Up this week: The mental health toll of military spouse unemployment

Date Posted:02/19/21
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Seeking a New Job? Look Beyond the Bottom Line

Date Posted:02/19/21
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VA Extends Moratorium on Foreclosures, Evictions

Date Posted:02/19/21
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Military Families in On Base Housing May Soon Be Able to Withhold Rent in Disputes

Date Posted:02/17/21
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Retiree’s wife: Here’s what to do if you think you’re still covered under Tricare Select

Date Posted:02/17/21
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Military families will get their remaining tenant rights by summer, DoD official says

Date Posted:02/17/21
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Why there should be a director of military spouses at DoD

Date Posted:02/12/21
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Congress Pulls the Plug on TRICARE Dental Program Transition to FEDVIP

Date Posted:02/12/21
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What Does Tricare Vision Actually Cover?

Date Posted:02/12/21
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Who accepts Tricare vision insurance?

Date Posted:02/12/21
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Here’s Why It Can Be Lonely at the Top (of the Salary Range)

Date Posted:02/12/21
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What’s Next for the Military Shopping Benefit?

Date Posted:02/12/21
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New VA secretary promises unity around work to reform veterans programs

Date Posted:01/30/21
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National Guard troops will get credit towards GI Bill benefits for Capitol Hill security mission

Date Posted:01/30/21
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South Carolina State Veteran Benefits

Date Posted:01/27/21
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North Charleston VA clinic to open part of new facility for Veteran vaccination distribution

Date Posted:01/27/21
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Here’s how much you’re saving in military commissaries

Date Posted:01/27/21
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DoD officials consider drastic measures as commissary shortages hit critical levels

Date Posted:01/27/21
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Biden Signs Executive Order Delaying VA Debt Collections

Date Posted:01/27/21
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Will the Guard’s Capitol Hill deployment count towards GI Bill benefits?

Date Posted:01/27/21
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South Carolina State Veteran Benefits

Date Posted:01/21/21
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DoD Now Offering Permanent 100% Reimbursement Rate for Do It Yourself Moves

Date Posted:01/07/21
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This Nonprofit Gives Free Suits to Transitioning Service Members

Date Posted:12/26/20
This Story Expires on: 04/30/21
MOAA’s 2021 Transition Guide: Suited for Success

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MQ 9 Reaper Drone now has Air To Air Combat Capability

The U.S. Air Force has released its latest request for information as it sets out more requirements for the replacement for its MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle, a program now dubbed MQ-Next. The new document indicates that the service is looking at a future drone that will feature defensive counter-air capabilities to protect high-value manned aircraft, such as tankers, as well as potentially fly red air aggressor missions.

The request for information (RFI) from the Air Force Materiel Command, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) was recently published on the U.S. government’s contracting website beta.SAM.gov. A previous RFI, released last June, focused on intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) and strike capabilities for the MQ-9 replacement, which the Air Force hopes will offer reduced operating costs and greater persistence, survivability, and range. While the latest RFI doesn’t mention MQ-Next by name, it does explicitly state that the information sought is related to the replacement of the MQ-9.

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