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Trump Establishes New Military Space Command

on December 18, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
President Trump on Tuesday signed off on the military’s first space combatant command, putting it on par with others such as U.S. Cyber Command, and taking a key step toward his proposed Space Force.

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Military Deposits and Your Annuity

By on December 10, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Military Deposits and Your Annuity

How do military deposits affect FERS and CSRS retirement calculations? Here is an overview.

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Apple Launches Discount Program for Veterans and Military

By on December 7, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Apple Launches Discount Program for Veterans and Military

Apple has launched a discount program for active duty military and veterans with discounts on many of its products including iPhone and Apple Watches.

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Most Military Retirees to See Pay Increase in 2019

By on November 8, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Most Military Retirees to See Pay Increase in 2019

Most military retirees will see a pay increase next year thanks to a cost of living adjustment.

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Extension of Defense Department Ban on Transgender Military Service Still On Hold Following Court Decision

By on August 7, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Extension of Defense Department Ban on Transgender Military Service Still On Hold Following Court Decision

The government tried unsuccessfully to convince the district court to throw out a legal challenge to transgender individuals serving in the military.

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Buyout Increase Dropped in Latest Congressional Report

By on July 24, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Buyout Increase Dropped in Latest Congressional Report

Legislation to increase the amount of a buyout from $25,000 to $40,000 received what is likely to amount to a knockout punch this week.

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Federal Circuit Ruling Paves the Way for Additional Paid Military Leave Claims

By on June 26, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Federal Circuit Ruling Paves the Way for Additional Paid Military Leave Claims

A recent ruling paves the way for some federal employees who served in the military to receive additional paid leave.

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Airlines That Offer Discounts to Government Employees

By on June 2, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Airlines That Offer Discounts to Government Employees

Planning a trip soon? These are some discounts offered by different airlines to federal employees and members of the military.

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New Dental/Vision Plans Coming for Military Retirees

By on March 19, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
New Dental/Vision Plans Coming for Military Retirees

TRICARE eligible retirees and their families will be eligible to enroll in FEDVIP this year.

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More Lawmakers Target Congressional Pay as Retribution for Shutdowns

By on January 21, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
More Lawmakers Target Congressional Pay as Retribution for Shutdowns

More lawmakers want to see pay withheld from Members of Congress for shutdowns. One has even pledged to have her salary withheld until the shutdown is resolved.

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