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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

Obama administration wants to trademark GI Bill

Apr 27, 2012
It's part of an administration effort to crack down on deceptive marketing practices by educational institutions that target veterans for their federal education benefits.
Posted In: GI Bill, veterans, military

Military feels heat on green energy

Mar 27, 2012
Two hearings in the House this week will question whether the Pentagon's efforts to go green are worth the cost.
Posted In: Military and Energy, alternative energy, military

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