Commissary savings events kick off this fall


FORT LEE, Va – October is the unofficial start of the holiday season for commissary customers who’ll be seeing store promotions,...

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Declan Barnes/Released

SECDEF releases voting guidance


WASHINGTON - Secretary of Defense Leon M. Panetta released the following message Oct. 5.

"On November 6th, Americans...

TRICARE Launches Philippine Demonstration in 2013


Starting Jan. 1, 2013 TRICARE is launching a demonstration project in designated areas of the Philippines to provide beneficiaries...

Mobile devices bring Sesame Street’s message of resilience


Lynn Chwatsky has been overseeing the Sesame Workshop’s initiatives with military families since 2006...

Time remains for absentee voting, official says


WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2012 – Absentee Voting Week is a reminder that it’s still possible for eligible U.S. voters overseas to...

Pentagon Press Secretary George E. Little briefs reporters at the Pentagon, Oct. 2, 2012. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett

Program empowers absentee, overseas citizen voters


WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2012 – Officials have developed a robust program to ensure absentee military and overseas citizens have the...

Family Matters Blog: Family panel addresses exceptional issues


WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2012 – Recently I had the opportunity to serve on a Defense Department advisory panel dealing with special...

Special Report: Don't miss the vote


WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2012 - Learn more about absentee voting options in this American Forces Press Service special report,...

More airports offer streamlined security screening


WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2012 – Active duty service members and other eligible travelers now have more opportunity to take advantage...


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