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Joint Base San Antonio
The Premier Installation In The Department Of Defense
Joint Base San Antonio
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Back on track: DOD fellowship guides military spouse's workforce return
May 25, 2023
— For military spouses, finding employment can be difficult and daunting, especially after a big move. Thankfully, a new program placing military spouses into fellowships is already reaping dividends. ...
Service members get extended parental leave
March 31, 2023
— The Defense Department issued a new policy to provide 12 weeks of paid, non-chargeable parental leave to service members who have a child through birth, adoption or a long-term foster care placement of at least 24 months...
Job search tool connects military spouses, employers
March 1, 2023
— Military families are getting some help from a Defense Department program connecting military spouses and prospective employers...
DOD releases memo expanding Military Parental Leave Program
January 5, 2023
— The Defense Department has released guidelines for the expansion of the military parental leave policy. ...
DOD shows progress in supporting service members, families
December 21, 2022
— The Department of Defense and military services are making progress in one of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's priorities — taking care of service members and their families...
'Five & Thrive' initiative builds resiliency in military families
December 12, 2022
— The Joint Base San Antonio Workforce & Transition Alliance announced the Five & Thrive initiative to help military families as they transition from duty station to duty station during their community partner meeting Dec. 6, 2022, in Live Oak, Texas...
DOD survey asks participants to weigh in on Exceptional Family Member Program
November 18, 2022
— For the first time, the Defense Department will offer those enrolled in the Exceptional Family Member Program an opportunity to provide detailed input about their experiences...
More partners sign on to hire military spouses
October 26, 2022
— The Defense Department signed up an additional 70 government organizations, nonprofits and private sector companies to participate in its Military Spouse Employment Partnership program Oct. 25...
Austin pledges to 'ease the load' for service members
September 23, 2022
— The Defense Department laid out an array of efforts — some already underway and some on the horizon — that address the needs of married service members and their families, as well as single service members...
Austin remembers Prisoners of War, service members deemed Missing in Action
September 19, 2022
— Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III met at the Pentagon Sept. 14 with former prisoners of war, families of military members missing in action and staff from embassies of nations...
Opportunities expand through Military Spouse Employment Partnership
September 14, 2022
— The Defense Department's Military Spouse Employment Partnership program expects to add more than 70 new companies to its roster during the upcoming "MSEP Engage" event next month. ...
Fisher House: 'Home Away From Home' when medical needs arise
May 13, 2022
— For 32 years, more than 430,000 U.S. service members, veterans and their families have made a Fisher House their home away from home during lengthy hospital stays and short-term outpatient care — all free of charge. ...
DOD personnel, families can now renew passports online
May 11, 2022
— Active duty, reserve and retired service members; and Defense Department civilians, contractors and their families can now renew their U.S. passports online, according to the State Department. ...
DOD's Virtual Military Spouse Symposium slated for May 10-12
May 5, 2022
— Military spouses worldwide are expected to participate this month in the sixth annual Virtual Military Spouse Symposium, the Defense Department's premier event for spouse empowerment and goal setting. ...
DOD working to improve military housing
April 1, 2022
— The Department of Defense is resourced to provide safe, quality, well-maintained housing where military members and their families will want to live, a DOD official told lawmakers...
MilTax Online Tax-Filing Forum opens doors to service members, families
January 25, 2022
— Military OneSource's MilTax forum is open for business as the IRS began accepting tax returns, an official with Defense Department Military Community and Family Policy said Jan. 19...
Armed Services Blood Program urges donors to step up
January 24, 2022
— Donations are down, and the Armed Services Blood Program is encouraging volunteers to step up and donate blood to replenish the supply...
Medical leaders address COVID-19 concerns during Blue Star Families Forum
January 21, 2022
— Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said that by mid-February, various states should start to show signs of turning around and begin to come down in their COVID-19 case numbers and hospitalizations...
DOD officials say service members, families pay price of continuing resolutions
January 13, 2022
— Service members and their families will suffer if Congress passes a full-year continuing resolution for fiscal 2022, Defense Department officials told the House Appropriations defense subcommittee Jan. 12...
DOD personnel, families can renew passports online
December 22, 2021
— Active duty, Reserve and retired service members, and Defense Department civilians and contractors and their families will soon be able to renew their U.S. passports online, according to the State Department. ...