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Quality of life, retention, among service priorities

Quality of life, retention, among service priorities

| February 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

As service members continue to be heavily tasked overseas, separation from families and the impact of deployments on children rank as top areas of concern, a Blue Star Family survey revealed.

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Senior leaders discuss upcoming moves to ease family concerns

Senior leaders discuss upcoming moves to ease family concerns

| February 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Senior Army leaders on Feb. 5, 2019, highlighted actions now taking place to address concerns brought up by family members four months ago during a town hall.

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Service members reap benefits of tax law changes

Service members reap benefits of tax law changes

| February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Recent changes in tax law mean that many in uniform could see big returns when they file their 2018 taxes.

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Thousands apply to join new Army esports team

Thousands apply to join new Army esports team

| February 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Over 6,500 Soldiers are already hoping to be part of a new Army esports team that will compete in video game tournaments nationwide in an effort to attract potential recruits.

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Army offers more flexibility with new parental leave policy

Army offers more flexibility with new parental leave policy

| February 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Army has doubled the amount of parental leave available to fathers and other secondary caregivers of newborn infants with a policy that also provides more leave flexibility for mothers.

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New email survey aims to gauge Army housing quality

New email survey aims to gauge Army housing quality

| January 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Residents of Family housing owned and leased by the Army can again rate the quality of their housing and housing services.

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New fitness test, uniforms ranked top stories of 2018

New fitness test, uniforms ranked top stories of 2018

| December 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

This past year, the Army rolled out several programs and policies to boost the readiness of its Soldiers as well as prepare them for life after the military.

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New fitness test measures combat readiness, Army Secretary says

New fitness test measures combat readiness, Army Secretary says

| September 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

“If you can’t pass the Army Combat Fitness Test, then there’s probably not a spot for you in the Army,” said Secretary of the Army Mark T. Esper.

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Futures Command aims to tap into innovative culture

Futures Command aims to tap into innovative culture

| August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Army’s undersecretary hopes to “harness the energy” of entrepreneurs in the Austin area and across the country, as the Army Futures Command plans to officially open its doors later this month.

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New Army credentialing assistance program to be tested this fall

New Army credentialing assistance program to be tested this fall

| August 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

A new Army Credentialing Assistance Program is set to begin a one-year limited user test in Texas this fall before a projected rollout to the entire service in fiscal year 2020.

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