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

June 26, 2018 10:11 AM , Updated July 6, 2018 11:01 AM

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

June 2, 2018 9:45 AM

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

March 19, 2018 11:32 AM , Updated March 26, 2018 1:15 PM
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

January 21, 2018 2:09 PM , Updated February 9, 2018 5:50 PM

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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Military Special Victims Counsel Program: Well-intentioned but Constitutionally Flawed

December 11, 2017 10:33 AM
Military Special Victims Counsel Program: Well-intentioned but Constitutionally Flawed

The author says that while well-intentioned, the military’s use of Special Victim’s Counsels to aid sexual assault victims can create a Constitutional dilemma.

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Air Force Announces Bonus for Switching to New Blended Retirement System

December 5, 2017 9:49 AM , Updated December 12, 2017 11:08 AM
Air Force Announces Bonus for Switching to New Blended Retirement System

The Air Force will offer some Airmen a cash bonus if they convert to the military’s new Blended Retirement System.

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Legislation Reintroduced to Give Tax Credit to Federal Employees Serving in Combat Zones

June 19, 2017 1:47 PM , Updated June 23, 2017 7:39 AM

Legislation has been introduced to give the same tax credit to federal employees that military personnel get when working in a combat zone.

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Should You Opt Into the New Blended Retirement System?

June 10, 2017 1:47 PM

The Thrift Savings Plan has provided information to help military service members decide if they should move to the new Blended Retirement System.

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U.S. Supreme Court Decides Divorce Dispute Over Air Force Retirement Pay

May 20, 2017 12:50 PM , Updated May 24, 2017 3:35 PM

The U. S. Supreme Court slapped down a decision by the Arizona state courts that held the Uniformed Services Former Spouses’ Protection Act did not pre-empt the Arizona family court’s order requiring that a military retiree make up for a portion of his annuity lost by his ex-wife by operation of federal law.

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An Overview of How Military Retirees are Subject to the Emoluments Clause

May 19, 2017 10:42 AM

Michael Flynn has been accused of violating the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution. What is this clause and how does it apply to retired military personnel?

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