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Military tuition cuts: A tangible sequester impact

Mar 11, 2013
The U.S. Army is freezing all new applications for its tuition assistance program because of the sequester. As David Gura reports, the elimination of the much relied-upon program is among the first tangible repercussions of the automatic budget cuts.
Posted In: sequester, sequestration, college, military

Sequestration: How China sees the prospect of U.S. military cuts

Feb 27, 2013
China is a rising military power in the Pacific and the U.S. is partly a counterbalance, but U.S. military sequester spending cuts may turn out to be a mixed blessing for China.
Posted In: China, sequester, military

Defense Secretary Panetta lifts ban on women in combat

Jan 23, 2013
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta announced today that he was lifting a military ban on women in combat, opening up thousands of positions on the front lines.
Posted In: women, military

Homeless vets face challenges in filing disability claims

Nov 12, 2012
The Veteran's Administration has made homeless vets a priority, but delays in getting benefits persist
Posted In: veterans, homeless, military, disability, Vietnam, Iraq, afghanistan

Social network aims to help veterans get the jump on jobs

Nov 12, 2012
On this Veterans Day holiday, two retired officers are launching a new social network -- only for the military.
Posted In: military, veterans, Jobs, social network

On the fence: A small business owner from Virginia

Nov 5, 2012
With less than a day to go until the nation selects a new president, small business owner Brett Fry's vote will go to the party that will be good stewards of the armed forces.
Posted In: Small Business, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, 2012 election, military

New body units offer info on effects of blasts on soldiers

Aug 1, 2012
The U.S. military is experimenting with new ways to gather data to help personnel in short-term and long-term.
Posted In: Army, military, sensors, Twitter, Olympics

Semper Fi-nance: Marines and money

May 25, 2012
Marines need focus to achieve missions. One commander is helping Marines take one worry off their minds: personal finances.
Posted In: marines, financial literacy, Investing, military

Piggy for the 367

May 25, 2012
This week's Marketplace Money Piggy Award goes to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 367.
Posted In: military, piggy bank award

How military spouses hold down the home front

May 25, 2012
Military families have some unique financial challenges compared to civilians. But citizens can learn a thing or two from the foresight these families apply to their finances.
Posted In: Personal Finance, military, families, spending, Saving, Retirement, will, life insurance

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