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  • Pendleton Liaison Helps Children Transfer to New Schools

    The children of military personnel face a number of issues after moving to a new school district, affecting enrollment, placement, athletic eligibility, graduation requirements and attendance when parents are being deployed or on leave. Maria Swanson, the school liaison officer for Camp Pendleton, offered the example of a high school senior who shows up in the spring semester and doesn’t have enough time to meet a graduation requirement to perform a certain number of hours of community service …

  • Does the Defense Authorization Bill Bypass the Earmarks Ban?

    Several lawmakers have charged that the process used by the House Armed Services Committee to mark up the fiscal 2012 defense authorization bill allowed committee members to direct spending to favored projects, apparently circumventing the congressional ban on earmarks. In a letter sent last week to Committee Chairman Howard “Buck” McKeon, Sen. Claire McCaskill pointed to a $1 billion Mission Force Enhancement Transfer fund created by the panel as “the source of funding for nearly all of the pet projects pursued in earmark amendments …

  • Defense Spending Bill Would Continue School Construction Effort

    Elementary and secondary public schools at military installations would get a second $250 million injection of funding, under a provision in the draft fiscal 2012 defense spending bill released Tuesday by the House Appropriations Committee. The FY 2011 budget deal reached less than two months ago also allocated $250 million for the effort …

  • Bank of America, Morgan Stanley to Pay $22M for Improper Foreclosures

    Units of Bank of America and Morgan Stanley agreed Thursday to pay $22.4 million to settle allegations that they wrongfully foreclosed on active-duty service members in violation of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act. Countrywide Financial, acquired by Bank of America in 2008, will pay $20 million for foreclosing on about 160 military personnel without court orders between 2006 and 2009 …


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