Connect

Twitter
Logo
Twitter
Logo
Facebook
Logo
Twitter
Logo
Twitter
Logo
Twitter
Logo
Facebook
Logo
Twitter
Logo
Twitter
Logo
Twitter
Logo
Twitter
Logo
Facebook
Logo
Twitter
Logo
Twitter
Logo
Twitter
Logo
Facebook
Logo
Facebook
Logo
Facebook
Logo
Facebook
Logo
Facebook
Logo
Facebook
Logo
Facebook
Logo
Facebook
Logo
Facebook
Logo
Facebook
Logo
Facebook
Logo
Facebook
2,685,783
Like Us
Twitter
924,083
Follow Us
YouTube Blog RSS Instagram Pinterest Vine Flickr

Site Pages

News, features and commentaries

News Search

News Comments Updated
Default Air Force Logo Tricare records increase in mail order pharmacy usage
In April, the Tricare Management Activity recorded the highest percentage of customers using its mail order pharmacy program since 2003. Currently, Tricare fills slightly less than 7 percent of beneficiary prescriptions through the mail order pharmacy. The Department of Defense expects to increase the mail order market share to 10 percent by the
0 4/04
2008
Default Air Force Logo Senate approves amendment barring Tricare retail pharmacy hikes
The Senate approved an amendment by Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) that would bar the Department of Defense from increasing pharmacy copays in the Tricare retail network through fiscal 2007. The Lautenberg amendment was introduced in opposition to a provision in the fiscal 2007 Defense Authorization Bill (S.2766), as drafted by the Senate Armed
0 4/04
2008
Default Air Force Logo VA beefs up data security procedures, top official tells Congress
The Department of Veterans Affairs is revamping its data security procedures following last month's theft of a VA laptop computer that contained personal information of veterans and military personnel still in uniform, the secretary of the VA told a congressional committee Thursday. "We will stay focused on these problems until they are fixed,"
0 4/04
2008
Default Air Force Logo Commission maintains U.S. military cemeteries overseas
Recognizing the need for a federal agency to take the lead in honoring U.S. service members who died on foreign soil, Congress enacted legislation in 1923 to create the American Battle Monuments Commission. "The American Battle Monuments Commission maintains and oversees American cemeteries and monuments around the world. They are commemorative
0 4/04
2008
Default Air Force Logo AF launches civilian self-service system June 1
The Air Force will launch two self-service modules that will allow civilians to access their personnel information beginning June 1. My Biz will provide civilian employees access and the ability to update information about themselves; and My Workplace will provide military and civilian managers access to information about their staff. "These
0 4/04
2008
Default Air Force Logo VA working to prevent future information loss
The Department of Veterans Affairs has begun a thorough examination of policies and procedures after the loss of 26.5 million veterans' personal information, the VA's leader told the House Armed Services Committee on May 25. "I've formed a task force ... to examine comprehensively all of our information security programs and policies to bring about
0 4/04
2008
Default Air Force Logo VA urges caution after theft of personal information
Veterans Affairs officials announced May 22 the theft of personal information on up to 26.5 million veterans; however, VA Secretary R. James Nicholson stressed there's no indication the information is being used for purposes of fraud. "We at the VA have recently learned that an employee here, a data analyst, took home a considerable amount of
0 4/04
2008
Default Air Force Logo OPM announces launch of enhanced Long-Term Care Web site
The U.S. Office of Personnel Management has announced the launch of a new and improved Web site for the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program at www.ltcfeds.com/. Long Term Care Partners, LLC, administers the long-term care program and maintains the site. The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program is the largest group long-term care insurance
0 4/04
2008
Default Air Force Logo Vietnam POW exhibit opens at Air Force museum
Visitors can get a rare glimpse into the lives of prisoners of war through a dramatic new exhibit at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. The exhibit, titled "Return with Honor: American Prisoners of War in Southeast Asia," located in the museum's Modern Flight Gallery, is now open to the public. Visitors enter the exhibit next to a
0 4/04
2008
Default Air Force Logo Money problems delay Afterburner issue
A delay in the release of money needed to operate the Air Force Personnel Center this fiscal year, coupled with a shortage in funds, has, in turn, resulted in the publication delay of the Afterburner, News for Retired USAF Personnel. The funds which would have been used to mail the issue planned for April were not released by Congress and higher
0 4/04
2008
RSS