• Brookings Panel Urges More Support for Military Spouses

    Brookings Panel Urges More Support for Military Spouses0

    Continued unemployment and underemployment among military spouses are hurting families and pose retention problems, experts said this week at a Brookings Institution event. “We have to find ways to put military spouses to work so that our families, not only are we retaining them, but when the service member transitions, we are now going from

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  • DOD Inspector General “Evaluating” Pentagon Use of PFAS Chemicals

    DOD Inspector General “Evaluating” Pentagon Use of PFAS Chemicals0

    The Pentagon’s inspector general is evaluating DOD’s use of PFAS chemicals that has seeped into water supplies of communities across the nation, including many near military installations, the Washington Post reported Tuesday. The military’s watchdog agency will assess the use of the chemicals and may address what DOD knew about dangers posed by PFAS, how

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  • Army Leaders Lay Out Changes for Better PCS Planning and Oversight

    Army Leaders Lay Out Changes for Better PCS Planning and Oversight0

    Senior Army leaders said Tuesday that earlier duty station orders, better inspections and new education and management tools are a few of the changes ahead making Permanent Change of Station (PCS) moves easier, Military.com reported. Maj. Gen Michael Russell, director of operations for Army Logistics, spoke on a panel at the Association of the U.S.

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