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Dec. 7, 2016

First Lady Greets Military Families at ‘Toys For Tots’ Event

First Lady Michelle Obama joined military families at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling to sort toys for the Marine Corps Reserve’s “Toys for Tots” program.

Dec. 2, 2016

Consumer Advocate Urges Troops, Families to Protect Their Finances

Holly Petraeus, chief of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Office of Service Member Affairs, gave a briefing at the Pentagon about how service members and their families can help protect their finances.

Oct. 25, 2016

Commissaries to Give Patrons Reusable Shopping Bags

Customers of Defense Department commissaries will receive a free reusable shopping bag courtesy of Military OneSource.

Oct. 25, 2016

DoD-Wide MWR Survey Seeks Feedback From Customers

The Defense Department has launched the 2016 Morale, Welfare and Recreation Customer Satisfaction Survey, officials from the Department of Defense Morale, Welfare, Recreation and Resale Policy Office announced.

Oct. 21, 2016

USO Anniversary Gala Celebrates 75 Years of Service

More than a thousand people joined Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at a star-studded gala to help the USO celebrate its 75th Anniversary and honor its six 2016 Service Members of the Year.

Oct. 11, 2016

Dunfords Praise Military Family Group for Building Support Network

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and his wife thanked the National Military Family Association for its efforts, stressing that service members cannot protect the nation without the kind of support that groups like NMFA provide.

Sept. 21, 2016

Carter Thanks Troops, Discusses Concerns In Worldwide Troop Talk

To remain the best force in the world, the U.S. military must maintain readiness and be flexible enough to attract and retain the best talent, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in a worldwide troop talk.

July 2, 2016

President Salutes Troops, Joining Forces in Independence Day Weekly Address

In his weekly address, President Barack Obama noted that he, First Lady Michelle Obama, and their two daughters will be hosting hundreds of service members, military veterans and their families at the traditional White House cookout on Independence Day.

June 29, 2016

DoD Military Spouse Employment Partnership Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary

The Defense Department announced that the Military Spouse Employment Partnership program is celebrating five years of supporting military spouses.

May 12, 2016

Face of Defense: Airman Earns Selection for Unique Commissioning Program

Air Force Senior Airman Markese Buckholtz received some four-star advice from Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, and is now attending a university in Arizona on the path to become a commissioned Air Force officer.

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