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Understanding the 2017 defense budget

Understanding the 2017 defense budget

It takes fiscal planning to field the best military on Earth. The defense budget is the place where this starts. Check it out.

February 10, 2016 ×
DoD highlights Top 10 of 2015 year in review

DoD highlights Top 10 of 2015 year in review

DoD looks back at highlights of 2015.

January 14, 2016 ×
D0D announces travel restrictions to France

D0D announces travel restrictions to France

Until further notice, [EUCOM] has prohibited unofficial travel to Paris.

November 19, 2015 ×

DOD takes next step in modernizing electronic health records

By Jim Garamone
DoD News, Defense Media Activity

The Defense Department has issued a request for proposals to modernize its electronic health records and allow DOD to share health data with the private sector and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

August 26, 2014 ×
New law brings changes to UCMJ, especially for sex crimes

New law brings changes to UCMJ, especially for sex crimes

By David Vergun
Army News Service

The National Defense Authorization Act passed last month requires sweeping changes to the Uniform Code of Military Justice, particularly in cases of rape and sexual assault.

January 15, 2014 ×

DOD facilities gear up to issue ID cards to same-sex spouses

By Jim Garamone
American Forces Press Service

DOD facilities are gearing up to issue identification cards to same-sex spouses beginning Sept. 3, Pentagon officials said Aug. 20.

August 22, 2013 ×

Website teaches coping skills to military community

By Claudette Roulo
American Forces Press Service

As part of the Integrated Mental Health Strategy, the Defense Department’s National Center for Telehealth and Technology, and the Veterans Affairs Department’s mental health informatics section have partnered to develop an interactive, online educational and life-coaching program.

August 20, 2013 ×

Hagel announces new anti-sexual assault initiatives

By Jim Garamone
American Forces Press Service

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel today announced seven new initiatives to strengthen and standardize the department’s sexual assault prevention and response effort.

August 16, 2013 ×

DOD announces same-sex spouse benefits

American Forces Press Service

The Department of Defense announced its plan to extend benefits to same-sex spouses of uniformed service members and Department of Defense civilian employees, according to a DOD news release issued Aug. 14.

August 15, 2013 ×

DoD, VA Establish Two Multi-Institutional Consortia to Research PTSD and TBI

U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)

In response to President Obama’s Executive Order, the Departments of Defense (DoD) and Veterans Affairs (VA) highlighted today the establishment of two joint research consortia, at a combined investment of $107 million to research the diagnosis and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) over a five-year period.

August 13, 2013 ×

Savings, reprogramming enable furlough reduction

By Jim Garamone
American Forces Press Service

Savings and the ability to reprogram funds made possible today’s announcement by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel that unpaid furlough days for about 650,000 civilian employees are being reduced.

August 8, 2013 ×

DOD to expand benefits to all military spouses

By American Forces Press Service

Defense Department officials will move forward in making benefits available to all military spouses, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in a statement issued after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act June 26.

August 2, 2013 ×