January 6, 2021

The passage of The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 extended the period for collecting deferred 2020 Social Security taxes (OASDI).  The period for collection is now January 1 through December 31, 2021 (instead of January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021). 

January 6, 2021

The DOD has authorized the Department of Army and Department of Air Force to carry out pilot programs allowing eligible Military Spouses to exercise Military Spouse Preference (MSP) when applying to Army or Air Force job opportunity announcements up to 30 days prior to arrival in certain foreign

November 2, 2020

Beginning November 11, 2020 veterans and Gold Star families will be able to visit national parks and oth

October 16, 2020

USAJOBS to Tell Applicants More About Their Competition, Help Identify Relevant Openings.

August 20, 2020

The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 modified the law that requires an offset of Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) payments for surviving spouses who are also entitled to Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).  Under the previous

August 6, 2020

How many emails have you gotten talking about these "uncertain times?" Probably enough to make you scream.  As a military spouse, your entire married life has been uncertain.

June 30, 2020

On May 27th, Army Emergency Relief announced a new financial assistance program to provide support for costs associated with schools transitioning to remote learning.

June 30, 2020

Last summer, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decided to streamline the national suicide prevention hotline. This summer they will vote on whether or not to make the hotline number 988.

June 30, 2020

Making physical, mental, and spiritual health a priority can help those struggling with the stresses of the COVID-19 pandemic. People can use self-care in multiple aspects of their life to gain resilience in stressful times.