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Military News for August 12, 2022

Military news is more than just breaking stories about forward-deployed troops, combat operations, and military operations. There are many issues that affect troops and their families, and the purpose of this column is to provide a weekly roundup of news that affects military communities and families. Here are some of the week’s most important stories…. Read more »

Military News For August 5 2022

This column rounds up important developments in the military community for the week. It is focused on issues that affect military families, veterans, retirees, and those who may be considering a career in the Armed Forces. This column does not concentrate on troop movements, new weapons systems, or other readiness issues. Instead, we focus on… Read more »

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Military News for July 29 2022

Military news isn’t just about forward-deployed troops, combat operations, and military hardware. There are many issues that affect troops and their families, and the purpose of this column is to provide a weekly roundup of news that affects military communities and families. Military News For The Week Of July 29, 2022 The PACT Act has… Read more »

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Military News For July 22, 2022

This column notes significant developments in the military community on a weekly basis. Our focus is on the news affecting military families and the military community rather than reporting on troop movements, deployments, military hardware, or similar news. Our military news roundup features the latest information that can affect readiness, quality of life, retention, and… Read more »

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Military News For July 15, 2022

Military news is more than just the latest developments at the “tip of the spear” so to speak. This column discusses news that affects the military community including things that affect the military family, veteran rights, benefits, and more. Our news coverage here does include some news on current operations, but we focus more on… Read more »

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Veterans and Predatory Student Lending

The federal government is attempting to settle a lawsuit brought against the U.S. Department of Education over predatory student lending. If “preliminary approval” is granted by a deadline issued for the end of July, it may result in the government paying $6 billion to compensate the students who were unfairly shut out of a government… Read more »

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Military News This Week: July 8 2022

Here’s a roundup of some of the important military news stories from the last week affecting currently serving troops, military families, and veterans. These are not necessarily breaking news items, information on military operations, or developments in hardware or tech. The stories we bring you here affect military families and are not necessarily focused on… Read more »

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Military News This Week: July 1, 2022

There have been many developments in the military community in the last week of June 2022. Here’s a roundup of some of the important stories from the last week affecting currently serving troops, military families, and veterans. These stories aren’t necessarily the breaking news when it comes to defense tech, troop deployments, or other issues;… Read more »

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House Members Ask: Can We Waive Copays On Birth Control With TRICARE?

Lawmakers Ask For No Copays On Birth Control TRICARE currently requires copays when it comes to contraceptives and designated health care visits that are related to screening, counseling, insertion, removal, or maintenance of FDA-approved contraceptive devices. On January 20, 2022, 141 House members wrote a letter to press Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin to waive these… Read more »