Defense

RAMSTEIN BASE – While Army & Air Force Exchange Service shopping privileges are only open to Soldiers, Airmen and their families, anyone can dine in KMC Exchange restaurants or pick up grab-and-go fare from Express locations.
The 2017 Overseas Housing Allowance (OHA) Utility Survey is now available to fill out online. Every March, the Department of Defense (DOD) asks for servicemembers (or spouses) to complete this survey to help determine the future amount of OHA utility funding.
As the 2016-2017 school year slowly closes out, it’s time to start looking toward the next one.
Spouse resiliency workshops are a great way to network and learn coping skills within the demands of the military lifestyle. Although full of great information, a traditional resiliency course can feel similar to death by PowerPoint.
Aside from what you see in movies, what do you know about the military?
It turns out there’s a pretty big knowledge gap nowadays when it comes to what civilians know about military life. Young people especially seem to have a lot of misconceptions about what it’s like to serve.
If you were hired to a permanent position after November 26, 2015 as a new Federal employee, your probationary period now ends November 25, 2017. This change came in the FY16 National Defense Authorization Act. Prior to this change, most new DoD hires had a one-year probationary period.
AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy -- Beginning Oct. 1, 2016, the Patriot Express rotator mission will no longer be available into and out of Aviano Air Base, Italy.
ALEXANDRIA-VA. - Three Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Schools were recognized today by U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King as 2016 National Blue Ribbon Schools.