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By Airman First Class Richard Ware From 88th ABW Wright-Patterson AFB It’s Military Saves Week (www.militarysaves.org), and the Air Force wants to remind airmen about the availability of Falcon Loans. A Falcon Loan is a quick way to obtain a …
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From RTPO Tax season is here and filing can be tricky for service members overseas.  Remember, even if you’re in a combat zone you are still required to pay taxes on active duty pay or allowances. Worried about filing your taxes …
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Story and illustration by MC2(SW) David Danals “Every single suicide loss is a tragedy with a far-reaching impact to the health and readiness of our entire Navy community.” — Chief of Naval Personnel, Vice Adm. Mark Ferguson A Sailor faces …
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CLEVELAND, Ohio – Paydays for military retirees and those who receive portions of retired pay are changing for September and December as the Defense Finance and Accounting Service changes its pay schedule to comply with the 2011 National Defense Authorization …
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By Donna Miles, American Forces Press Service www.defense.gov  WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the United States deals with its fiscal challenges, President Barack Obama emphasized today that it won’t do so at the cost of its military and won’t “balance the budget …
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