Finance/Money

Military Saves Week Comes to an End, but Your Savings Continues

Military Saves Week, a component of America Saves, has partnered with the Department of Defense for years to encourage healthy finances for military families. With the United States military in limbo right now, between budget cuts and force reduction, preparing for one’s future might not be at the forefront of many minds. Preparing for one’sContinue Reading “Military Saves Week Comes to an End, but Your Savings Continues”

National Guard/Reserve Political/News

The Sequester and its Effect on the Army National Guard

By: Andrew Waldman on the National Guard Association of the United States February 22, 2013 Yesterday, Mary Catherine Ott ran down some of the cuts that could come to the Air Force and its components if the sequester goes into effect March 1. The National Guard Bureau has been hitting this theme all week with stories on its websiteContinue Reading “The Sequester and its Effect on the Army National Guard”

Political/News

1994 Ban of Women in Combat Lifted

On January 23, 2013, a historic decision was announced by Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, to allow women to actively serve in combat roles.  This decision rescinds the 1994 Direct Ground Combat Definition and Assignment Rule and was developed in collaboration with the Chairman and the Joint Chiefs. In a press release from the Pentagon theContinue Reading “1994 Ban of Women in Combat Lifted”

Finance/Money

Military OneSource Free Tax Filing Service Is Here!

You must start your return from the Military OneSource H&R Block At Home® link to access this free offer. The IRS will begin processing efile returns on January 22, 2013. If you complete your returns with the H&R Block at Home® service offered through Military OneSource prior to the 22nd of January, your files will be heldContinue Reading “Military OneSource Free Tax Filing Service Is Here!”