Tag: Military

Most Military Retirees to See Pay Increase in 2019

November 8, 2018 1:53 PM
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

August 7, 2018 10:01 AM
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

July 24, 2018 5:37 PM
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

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

June 2, 2018 9:45 AM
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

March 19, 2018 11:32 AM
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
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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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
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
Legislation Reintroduced to Give Tax Credit to Federal Employees Serving in Combat Zones

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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