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FY20 budget will fund child care, family initiatives

FY20 budget will fund child care, family initiatives

| March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

During today’s testimony, Army senior leaders told lawmakers their fiscal year 2020 request will not cut any programs supporting military families.

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New Academic Evaluation Report aims to better identify top performers

New Academic Evaluation Report aims to better identify top performers

| March 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

After more than half a century of Soldiers using the current Academic Evaluation Report, Army officials plan to release a new version in the form of a fillable PDF that can be uploaded immediately to the Soldier’s record.

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Soldier pay, quality of life, modernization among priorities in budget proposal

Soldier pay, quality of life, modernization among priorities in budget proposal

| March 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

With Soldiers increasingly being asked to shoulder heavier workloads, the Army hopes to compensate them for their efforts with a 3.1 percent pay raise.

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Army reveals plans to improve military housing to Congress

Army reveals plans to improve military housing to Congress

| March 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Army senior leaders introduced an action plan to lawmakers Thursday that outlines steps to remedy military housing issues.

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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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