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IRS responds to myths surrounding refunds

IRS responds to myths surrounding refunds

| February 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

As millions of people begin filing their tax returns, the IRS is taking the time to clear up misunderstandings regarding tax refunds.

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CRG provides consolidated list of programs at posts-bases

CRG provides consolidated list of programs at posts-bases

| February 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Army officials want Soldiers, civilians, family members and retirees to be aware of a new product that lets them see what resources are available to them.
Forty-eight Army installations have launched Community Resource Guides (CRGs) that provide a comprehensive inventory of programs and services across medical, mission and garrison activities.

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523rd Engineers redeploy from Republic of Korea

523rd Engineers redeploy from Republic of Korea

| February 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Some 108 Soldiers from the 523rd Engineer Support Company, 84th Eng. Battalion, 130th Eng. Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, redeployed from the Republic of Korea after a nine-month mission supporting the Eighth Army, Feb. 9.

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Divers plunge into the Pacific during ‘Deep Blue’

Divers plunge into the Pacific during ‘Deep Blue’

| February 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

U.S. Army Pacific divers with 7th Engineer Dive Detachment, 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Eng. Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, conducted their annual Deep Blue exercise aboard Logistic Support Vessel–4, the Lt. Gen. William B. Bunker.

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Secretary of Defense issues budget guidance

Secretary of Defense issues budget guidance

| February 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis issued budget directives at the start of the month aimed at addressing shortfalls in the department and building a more lethal joint force.

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Lt. Gen. explains Army’s new talent management system

Lt. Gen. explains Army’s new talent management system

| February 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

For the first time, the Army will use a talent management process that integrates the personnel records of active Army, Army Reserve and Army National Guard Soldiers into one system.

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Sea Dragon 6 talks PACOM IAMD opps/initiatives at AUSA

Sea Dragon 6 talks PACOM IAMD opps/initiatives at AUSA

| February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The commander for the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, Brig. Gen. Sean A. Gainey, shared his insights on integrated air and missile defense opportunities and initiatives in the Pacific during a panel discussion for the Association of the United States Army’s Institute of Land Warfare (ILW), Feb. 7, in Arlington, Va.

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U.S., Japanese forces strengthening security

U.S., Japanese forces strengthening security

| February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Within the Pacific theater of operations, the U.S. military works with many nations to help provide regional stability and security.

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Free tax software, support available for military, families

Free tax software, support available for military, families

| February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

With the tax season upon us, service members and their families can access free tax-filing software and consultations to help them navigate the task of submitting their annual taxes.

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Troops to be trained on retirement changes

Troops to be trained on retirement changes

| February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Defense Department has launched mandatory training for eligible service members about their options under the “Blended Retirement System” nearly a year before that new system goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2018, Defense Department officials said.

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