It Was the Biggest Scam in Tricare's History. Now Troops May Be Going to Jail
Five service members have been convicted of defrauding the federal government. More may follow.
In a First, Pentagon Releases Data on Military Spouse and Child Suicides
Congress first called for a report on military family suicides in 2014.
Military Suicide Rates Hit Record High in 2018
The rate was highest for the divorced; those in admin or mechanical or electrical repair; and those who never deployed.
VA Misses Deadline on Expanding Caregiver Program, Sets New Target
According to the VA, it is still working on the required computer system to support expansion.
'Everybody's Overworked:' String of Suicides Raises Questions About Sailors' Stress Levels
Three sailors assigned to the same ship died in apparent suicides in the last week.
New Tricare Breastfeeding Benefits Lead to Reimbursement Fiascos
The Defense Health Agency has introduced or altered its programs for new moms, with mixed results.
New DoD Pain Rating Scale Will Help Military Doctors Assess Patients' Misery
The new scale has a familiar look, but will help patients and doctors determine how badly pain is affecting their lives.
Top VA Committee Democrats: Accelerate ER Reimbursements to Veterans
The directive follows a court ruling that the VA improperly denied payments to thousands of veterans.
Millions More Vets and Caregivers Are About to Get Commissary, Exchange Access
Roughly 3.5 million veterans and designated VA caregivers will be eligible to make purchases at military stores.
Commands Protect Troops and Fail Families in Domestic Abuse Cases, Victims Say
Three women claim military commands refused to prosecute and allowed their alleged abusers to go free.
The Air Force Has Declared War on Hopelessness in the Ranks
Toxic leadership appears to contribute to "hopelessness," according to the top enlisted person and chief of staff.
Air Force to Institute New Fitness Requirements for Commanders
Starting next week, commanders will be expected to stay in shape, according to Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein.
Nine VA Leaders, Staff Placed on Leave Amid Ant-Bite Scandal
VA Secretary Robert Wilkie says swift action was needed in a case where the VA did not "treat a vet with dignity."
VA’s $900 Million Caregiver Program Bogged Down by Bad Data, IT Issues, GAO Finds
Continued problems with data and software will delay expanding a program to aid those who care for severely injured veterans.
Chiropractic Care Works for Troops with Lower Back Pain, But Not Everyone Can Access It
A study ordered by Congress 10 years ago finds chiropractic care increases fitness in some troops.
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Navy's Top Admiral Has No Apologies Over Carrier Lincoln's Extra-Long Deployment
The carrier deployed in April 2019. Last week, the ship arrived in Hawaii before making its final trek to San Diego.
This Lawmaker Is the Only Veteran on the Team Arguing for Trump’s Impeachment
Rep. Jason Crow, D-Colorado, served with the 82nd Airborne Division and 75th Ranger Regiment.
DoD to Announce New Base Security Measures Worldwide in Wake of Pensacola Shooting
Esper will provide Naval Air Station Pensacola leadership with a preview of new security measures being developed.
Army IDs Green Beret Killed During Free Fall Training Exercise
Master Sgt. Nathan Goodman, 36, died "during a routine military free fall" near Eloy, Arizona, according to a release.
Air Force Two-Star Fired Amid Investigation into Misconduct Allegations
The investigation is ongoing.
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Air Force News
Wrong-Side Drivers Near Air Base Used by US Worry UK Police
Police have not indicated if the cars in the other incidents had any connections to the Air Force base.
US, Japan Defense Officials Discuss How to Address Chemical Contamination Near American Bases
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Marine Corps News
Marine's Moving Truck Gets Stolen with His Father's Ashes Inside
Surveillance footage from the hotel parking lot shows the thieves getting into the truck and driving away.
Marines to Get New Lightweight Polymer Ammo for 'Ma Deuce' Machine Gun
The Marine Corps has inked a $10M contract with MAC LLC for new lightweight polymer machine-gun ammunition.
Coast Guard News
Group Has Raised $56 Million for Coast Guard Museum
Construction of the museum has been pushed back due to two other projects scheduled for New London.
Coast Guard Wrapping Up Study on Why Minority Members Leave the Service
The Coast Guard will wrap up a study examining why minority service members are leaving its ranks.
Coast Guard Helps Rescue Fishermen After Capsized Boat Found off Oregon Coast
Three fishermen were rescued Tuesday night after the U.S. Coast Guard found their boat capsized near Coos Bay, Oregon.