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Department of Defense
DOD, OPM team up for improved online training
May 9, 2019
— A new memorandum of agreement between the Defense Department and the Office of Personnel Management promises to reduce the cost for training for defense employees and enhance the training experience. The two agencies signed the memo May 3, making OPM's “USALearning” program DOD's partner as the "centralized source for training, education, and domain-specific expertise."...
The Air Force is becoming more Agile – one project at a time
April 25, 2019
— The term ‘Agile’ has been on the lips of Department of Defense senior leaders with increasing frequency recently – often citing its importance for developing functional, innovative software that better equips the warfighter to respond to uncertain and ever-changing environments....
Keep your common access card safe, secure
April 16, 2019
— While a common access card is not actually all that common, it is key to helping Department of Defense personnel rapidly authenticate and increase security at military installations and facilities, verify health benefits at medical centers, and a variety of other uses worldwide....
Acting SECDEF: National Defense Strategy is ‘undisputed driver’ in budget request
March 27, 2019
— The National Defense Strategy is the undisputed driver of the president’s fiscal year 2020 budget request for the Defense Department, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan said on Capitol Hill March 26....
Hiring Heroes Career Fair draws hundreds of attendees
March 25, 2019
— Hundreds of job seekers visited, explored career options with and handed out resumes to Department of Defense employers at the Hiring Heroes Career Fair held in the Sam Houston Community Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston March 20....
$718.3 billion defense budget request focuses on threats
March 13, 2019
— At $718.3 billion, the fiscal year 2020 defense budget request announced at the Pentagon today by defense officials is an increase from last year’s $685 billion approved budget....
'Fire Pit' provides creative space, assistance to AETC innovators
March 6, 2019
— With an eye towards continuing development of a world-class culture of innovation, Air Education and Training Command officially opened the “Fire Pit” with a ribbon cutting ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph March 5....
Hiring Heroes Career Fair provides to provide career opportunities for JBSA members
February 27, 2019
— Transitioning service members will find plenty of career and job opportunities from more than 30 Department of Defense agencies at the Hiring Heroes Career Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 20 at the Sam Houston Community Center, 1395 Chaffee Road, located at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston....
Air Force formalizes policy on retention of non-deployable Airmen
February 20, 2019
— In accordance with Department of Defense policy on military retention of non-deployable service members, the Air Force implemented its guidance in a memo signed Feb. 19. Airmen who have been non-deployable for more than 12 consecutive months will be notified by their chain of command and evaluated for retention either through referral to the Disability Evaluation System or consideration for administrative separation. ...
Airmen encouraged to participate in Health Related Behaviors Survey
February 11, 2019
— Airmen are encouraged to participate in the online Health Related Behaviors Survey that concludes Feb. 28....
Air Force-wide lodging rates increase
January 10, 2019
— Effective Jan. 1, the Air Force Lodging Program has increased nightly lodging rates service-wide in support of Department of Defense reform objectives to make business operations more efficient and provide Airmen with an improved lodging experience....
543rd Engineer Detachment geospatial engineers paint a picture for border mission
December 10, 2018
— When the Department of Homeland Security requested the Department of Defense to provide a range of assistance to secure the border from Texas to California, the 543rd Engineer Detachment, U.S. Army North, began their part of the border support mission by analyzing maps and refining data to paint a picture of the operating areas for commanders and decision-makers to better visualize their areas of operations....
Policy changes for Post-9/11 GI Bill transfers
November 28, 2018
— Additional changes to the Post-9/11 GI Bill Transfer of Benefits policy were announced Nov. 14, 2018....
Don't stand in line: TSA Precheck open to military, DOD civilians
November 14, 2018
— Service members are trusted to defend the nation, surely they can be trusted when boarding a plane. This is the thinking of the Transportation Security Administration, which is pushing to ensure that service members and Department of Defense civilians know they can use the TSA Precheck program....
Joint Chiefs chairman discusses military's support to DHS
November 7, 2018
— The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff laid out the process for military support to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security during a discussion with students in Duke University’s Program in American Grand Strategy in Durham, North Carolina, Nov. 5....
Fort Campbell Soldiers deployed at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston for Operation Faithful Patriot
November 5, 2018
— Soldiers assigned to 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, from Fort Campbell, Kentucky, receive briefings while deployed in support of Operation Faithful Patriot at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Nov. 1....
Joint Base San Antonio among units supporting Department of Homeland Security along southwest border
November 5, 2018
— The Department of Homeland Security has requested the Department of Defense to provide a range of assistance, including planning, engineering, transportation, logistics and medical support to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection. This request for assistance will enhance CBP's ability to impede or deny illegal crossings and maintain situational awareness as it contributes to CBP's overall border security mission. ...
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October 3, 2018
— You’ve seen the advertisements “Get fast instant approval, no credit checks, payday advance loans, get money right now” from companies that make quick loans, like payday lenders or car title loans. While they may seem enticing or a terrific option during times when money is needed quickly, they don’t come cheap. ...
DOD recognizes enduring contributions to Government Purchase Card requirements
September 5, 2018
— A member of the Mission and Installation Contracting Command Government Purchase Card Program team earned Department of Defense recognition during the 2018 GSA SmartPay3 Training Forum Aug. 7-9 in New Orleans for his contributions in developing requirements for the government’s next generation charge card program....
DOD announces overhaul to Defense Travel System in contract award
August 23, 2018
— The Department of Defense announced Aug. 16 that it is taking steps to replace the "aging and inefficient" Defense Travel System, according to a press release....