Tag: Department of Defense

Pentagon releases new policy on nondeployable members

Pentagon releases new policy on nondeployable members

| February 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Defense Department has released a new policy on military retention for nondeployable service members as it seeks to provide more ready and lethal forces, the undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness told Congress, Feb. 15.

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News Briefs

News Briefs

| January 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Send official announcements for Soldiers and civilians to editor@hawaiiarmyweekly.com.

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A veteran born on Dec. 7th, 1941, shares his remarkable story

A veteran born on Dec. 7th, 1941, shares his remarkable story

| December 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

It was dark at Pearl Harbor’s Tripler Hospital on the evening of Dec. 7, 1941.

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Army Secretary issues challenge with ‘Hack the Army’

Army Secretary issues challenge with ‘Hack the Army’

| November 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

On Nov. 11 at the Capital Factory in Austin, Texas, Army Secretary Eric Fanning announced plans to launch the federal government’s most ambitious “bug bounty” challenge, known as “Hack the Army.”

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Carter honors exemplary employer support of Guard, Reserve

Carter honors exemplary employer support of Guard, Reserve

| September 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Defense Secretary Ash Carter honored 15 companies with the 2016 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award for their exemplary support this year of employees who also are members of the National Guard or Reserve.

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DoD continues Armed Services YMCA agreement

DoD continues Armed Services YMCA agreement

| February 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

The partnership between DoD and the Armed Services YMCA offers no-cost memberships and respite child care services to eligible service members and their families during times of deployment and to those geographically dispersed, officials said.

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Free tax services available to military members, families

Free tax services available to military members, families

| January 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Lisa Ferdinando DoD News Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON — Service members and their families might start looking toward an annual event: filing taxes. The Defense Department wants service members and their families to know they can get free tax consultations and tax filing software through Military OneSource, according to Erika Slaton, program analyst for Military […]

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Some state drivers licenses not to be recognized

Some state drivers licenses not to be recognized

| January 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Defense Department installations will no longer accept driver’s licenses from Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri, New Mexico and Washington as proof of identity, DoD officials have said.

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DOD releases 2016 Basic Allowance for Housing rates

DOD releases 2016 Basic Allowance for Housing rates

| January 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Department of Defense released the 2016 Basic Allowance for Housing rates, Dec. 15.

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DOD to host virtual education fair

DOD to host virtual education fair

| November 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Registration is now open for the Defense Department’s first Virtual Education Fair, scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 19.

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