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Department of Defense
BAMC staff helps train Department of Defense doctors
September 11, 2019
— Critical Care staff from Brooke Army Medical Center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston helped conduct two days of validation training for military doctors from around the country during the first week of September. ...
JBSA leaders sign proclamation observing Suicide Prevention Month
September 10, 2019
— Joint Base San Antonio leaders pledged support for programs and initiatives to reduce suicide among service members and their families, retirees, veterans and Department of Defense civilians in a ceremony held Sept. 3 at the JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Military & Family Readiness Center....
New DOD program leaves sexual predators nowhere to hide
August 5, 2019
— A new Department of Defense program called Catch a Serial Offender, or "CATCH," aims to make it more difficult for perpetrators of sexual assault to evade identification and capture by law enforcement. ...
DOD partners with VA, implements Women’s Health Transition Training Program
July 22, 2019
— The Department of Veterans Affairs partnered with the Department of Defense to implement the first Women’s Health Transition Training....
DOD delays Post 9/11 GI Bill changes
July 15, 2019
— The Department of Defense delayed the implementation of a policy that would limit a service member’s ability to share education benefits with family members. The policy, originally slated to take effect July 12, discontinues the transfer benefit for members with 16 years or more of service....
DOD to take over background checks by fiscal 2020
July 1, 2019
— By October, the Department of Defense will be assuming responsibility for background investigations for U.S. government personnel and contractors seeking the various security clearances required to do their jobs....
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....