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Pay For Some Will Decrease to Cover Social Security Deferrals

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Service members may see a change in their paychecks starting in January as Social Security taxes that were deferred in late 2020 will be paid in early 2021.

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Space Force Leader to Become 8th Member of Joint Chiefs

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The Joint Chiefs of Staff will grow by one member when Space Force Gen. John "Jay" Raymond joins the highest-ranking military, deliberative body in the Defense Department on Dec. 20.

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In 2019 Spouse Survey, 70% Report Good, Better Finances

Posted by C. Todd Lopez on


The 2019 Survey of Active Duty Spouses provides the Defense Department with guides on how to adjust family policy in the coming years, the principal deputy under secretary of defense for personnel and readiness said.

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Defense Department's Annual Housing Satisfaction Survey Begins Soon

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Defense Department leaders are inviting DOD housing residents to participate in the department's annual housing satisfaction survey, which is scheduled to launch in December. 

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New Museum Tells the Story of the U.S. Army

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The National Museum of the United States Army officially opened at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. It is the first museum to tell the entire story of the Army, which has existed since June 14, 1775 — even before the existence of the United States itself.

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Rules Describe Permitted, Prohibited Post-Election Activities

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Though the 2020 election cycle is almost over, the rules that limit the political activities of federal government employees and service members still apply.

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App for Military Resources Available to Service Members, Families

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The "My Military OneSource" mobile app makes it more convenient for service members and their families to access resources from a smartphone.

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During COVID-19, Use of Non-Medical Family Counseling Remains Strong

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, the use of counseling support, such as what's available through Military OneSource has continued to rise, the director of Military Community Support Programs said.

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Chairman Honors WWII Army Nurse, Others

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Medics, corpsmen, pararescuemen, doctors, nurses and other military medical personnel were honored at the Armed Services YMCA's 14th annual Angels of the Battlefield Awards ceremony in Washington, D.C.

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Families, People Have Been Priority Since Start of COVID-19

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As early as January, Defense Department officials were aware of the possibility of a medical crisis due to the coronavirus and began to issue guidance to be ready, the undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness said.

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