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  • How to eat healthy during the holidays

    One of the biggest challenges we face during the holidays is eating healthy. We are more likely to indulge at this time of year at holiday parties, family meals and Christmas markets.
  • Chief Wright to Airmen: Know your retirement options

    The opt-in deadline for the Blended Retirement System is December 31, 2018. Make your decision knowing only you can determine which system is best for you, and understand that if you opt into BRS, it is irrevocable. You only have one chance to make this choice, so it’s imperative you and those involved in making financial decisions for your family fully understand the pros and cons of both retirement systems.
  • Hurricane Hunters close out active 2018 hurricane season

    The 2018 hurricane season, which ended Nov. 30, was an active one for the Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunters, who flew more than 655 hours and 83 missions into 12 named storms over the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.
  • Bush’s Legacy Includes Decisive Military Action

    President George H.W. Bush has died at age 94.
  • Mattis: Actions in Ukraine Show Russia’s Word Cannot Be Trusted

    Russia’s seizure of three Ukrainian ships in the Sea of Azov in contradiction to signed treaties and the Law of the Sea show that Russia cannot be counted on to keep its word, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said at the Pentagon.
  • Deadline Approaching to Opt in to Blended Retirement System

    The Defense Department’s director of military compensation policy said service members have just one month left to make a decision about opting in to the blended retirement system.
  • Hurricane evacuation voucher payments nearly complete

    After Hurricane Florence side-swiped Charleston—degrading to a tropical storm by the time it affected the area—Joint Base Charleston had been efficiently evacuated. It was an exercise in emergency management in the face of a possible weather disaster. However, with that hurricane evacuation came the follow-up of reimbursement of travel expenses to all the service members and families who were required to leave the area. Over 3,600 vouchers were turned in for financial reimbursement.
  • TRICARE Prime Versus TRICARE Select: Should You Change or Keep Your Plan?

    TRICARE Open Season is from Nov. 12 through Dec. 10, 2018. This is the annual period when you can enroll in or change your TRICARE Prime or TRICARE Select plan. If you miss open season, you’ll only be able to make enrollment changes within 90 days of a Qualifying Life Event or during the next TRICARE Open Season in fall 2019. If you don’t want to change your plan, you don’t need to do anything during TRICARE Open Season.
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