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Roth TSP to Expand Financial Readiness Options

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2012 - A major retirement savings tool available to all service members and DOD civilians is the Thrift Savings Plan, and soon...

Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta speaks to troops and civilian employees of U.S. Pacific Command headquarters on Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii, May 31, 2012. Panetta is on a 10-day trip to the Asia Pacific to meet with defense counterparts. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo

Pacific command stands at forefront of defense change, Panetta says

CAMP H.M. SMITH, Hawaii, May 31, 2012 – The personnel at U.S. Pacific Command are at the forefront of changes to American defense strategy,...

Oakley, a 2-year-old Yorkshire Terrier, prepares to make the big move from Schofield Barracks to Fort Leonardwood, Mo.

Resources available to lessen stress of relocating with pets

HONOLULU -- Military moves can be tough on military families, especially if a spouse is deployed. It's hard enough to get the humans in the family...

Bill Mauldin, who gained fame as a Stars and Stripes cartoonist during World War II, turns out copy in Saigon in February, 1965. Mike Mealey/Stars and Stripes

Cartoonist’s ‘Willie and Joe’ to ride again

Stars and Stripes is opening its World War II archives and will reprint the cartoons drawn by Bill Mauldin during his time with the paper.

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Building resilient 21st century sailors; There's an app for that

SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Representatives from the Navy Personnel Research Studies and Technology (NPRST) laboratory briefed attendees of the Navy Combat...

Navy Announces TERA Application Update

 WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Navy announced revisions to Temporary Early Retirement Authority (TERA) application procedures in a message released May 29....

ARABIAN SEA (Sept. 23, 2011) Lt. Cmdr. Matthew N. Delgado stands watch as tactical action officer in the combat direction center aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jeffrey Richardson/Released)

Navy Seeks Officers for Specialty Career Path Program

MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) -- The Navy is accepting applications from eligible officers for the Fiscal Year 2013 (FY...

Ensure your military family is insured

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Donna Engeman, Survivor Outreach Services manager at Installation Management Command, rode her Harley Davidson from San Antonio to Washington, D.C., to ride in Rolling Thunder this past Memorial Day. Her main reason was to visit her husband, John, at Arlington Cemetery, Va. (Photo by Rob McIlvaine)

Army widow rides final challenge for Memorial Day

ARLINGTON, Va. (Army News Service, May 29, 2012) -- Donna Engeman, Installation Management Command program manager of Survivor Outreach Services,...

Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta delivers remarks during the United States Naval Academy 2012 Graduation and Commissioning ceremony in Annapolis, Md., May 29, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley

Panetta Calls on Navy Grads to Focus on Asia-Pacific

ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 29, 2012 – Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta called on the U.S. Naval Academy’s class of 2012 at its graduation and...

Tips offered for a stress-free PCS move

WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii -- More than 40 million Americans -- about 14 percent of the population -- move every year. For many in the military...

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are escorted by Army Maj. Gen. Michael Linnington, commander of the Joint Force Headquarters National Capital Region, to a ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall in Washington, D.C., May 28, 2012. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley

Obama Praises Vietnam Vets at War's Anniversary

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2012 – President Barack Obama today called the treatment Vietnam War veterans received after they returned home “a national...

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