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Taking care of service members key to recruiting next generation
January 31, 2024
Navy recruits march in formation.

For service members, access to mental health care streamlined under Brandon Act
January 23, 2024
The Brandon Act written over a backround of green circles with patches of stars and stripes and the link text: Health.mil/BrandonAct.

Military Health System stabilization: Rebuilding health care access critical to patient's well-being
January 23, 2024
A uniformed service member adjusts vision testing equipment on another uniformed service member.

DOD awards more than $55 million for base energy efficiency projects
January 23, 2024
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DOD expands pilot program to renew USID cards online
January 16, 2024
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Defense Department taking action with Warfighter Brain Health Initiative
December 20, 2023
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Congress passes fiscal 2024 defense spending bill, pay raise for service members
December 15, 2023
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DOD releases 2024 Basic Allowance for Housing rates
December 15, 2023
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Service members can now sign up for tax-free Dependent Care Spending Accounts
November 16, 2023
A service member interacts with his children who are seated on playground equipment.

Hicks calls on civilian, military leaders to preserve success of all-volunteer force
November 8, 2023
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Retiring SEAC calls on Americans to support service members
November 6, 2023
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Military well prepared for civilian transition, official says
October 19, 2023
Troops stand in formation.

DOD to upgrade discharges from 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy 
September 21, 2023
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DOD highlights 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' resources
September 20, 2023
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DOD hosts childcare summit to give military families, providers voice
September 18, 2023
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Deputy Defense Secretary underscores DOD's commitment to suicide prevention
September 7, 2023
Col. Daniel Voorhies, 341st Missile Wing vice commander, holds a sign reading, “You Matter” for Airmen entering the installation Sept. 9, 2022 at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont.

Big changes coming to improve PCS process: Pet reimbursements will rise, one company handling all moves
August 21, 2023
A soldier places his pet dog in  the car.

Secretary of Defense praises outgoing Army Chief of Staff
August 7, 2023
An older, male soldier smiles as he looks at a row of smiling soldiers.

Executive order changes how military handles sexual assaults
August 2, 2023
A wooden gavel and a large red book titled "Manual for Courts-Martial United States" are in front of a U.S. flag.

Chairman nominee would accelerate change in U.S. military to maintain deterrence
July 13, 2023
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