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Military base says retirement ceremonies aren’t ‘social events’ to avoid Covid-19 protocols
“The 'Rona respects our military customs."
Point of impact: An untold story of escape from the Pentagon on 9/11 and the Forever Wars that followed
When Flight 77 hit the Pentagon, the Marine Corps and Defense Department prepared for war. Two decades later, this is that story of service and sacrifice.
4 things to know before entering the civilian workforce after disability retirement
Disability isn’t an unemployment sentence
3 things you need to be doing right now if you’re junior enlisted
Making little changes to the way you spend and save your money now can mean the difference between retiring and...
7 things you need to do before leaving the military
Facing the next chapter in your life after the military can feel daunting when you think about everything you need to accomplish before joining the civilian ranks
Court rules against soldier who says he was forced to retire due to his Christian and conservative beliefs
A former master sergeant in the Army Band who claims service officials forced him into retirement because of expressions of his Christian faith and conservative opinions says he plans to appeal after an adverse ruling in his case.
Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, key witness in Trump impeachment, announces retirement
"LTC Vindman's patriotism has cost him his career," his attorney said.
Top Navy SEAL admiral who clashed with president over Gallagher case will reportedly retire early
Rear Adm. Collin Green reportedly vowed to resign or be fired rather than not revoke now-retired SEAL Eddie Gallagher of his trident.
Military retirees can be court-martialed after all, appeals court decides
In the latest turn of a dramatic and winding court saga, a naval appeals court has released a split decision finding that a Navy retiree was properly court-martialed and convicted for a crime committed after he had left active duty
Transitioning your paycheck: Can you really retire?
You hit that magic number of 20 years in the military. Congratulations! That's 7,300 days of service—we're guessing somewhere in...
Court withdraws controversial legal opinion that determined court-martialing military retirees was unconstitutional
The Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals will reconsider the case of Stephen Begani, a retired Navy chief petty officer who faced a court-martial after leaving the military. The court also withdrew its July 31 opinion on court-martialing retirees, according to an Oct. 1 order
A new legal opinion says military retirees can’t be court-martialed
A new legal opinion from the Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals says court-martialing military retirees is unconstitutional — and the reason concerns the issue of retirement pay
The state with the most active-duty US troops is also too expensive for veterans to retire, study say
Its high cost of living makes it a difficult place for retired military service members to settle down, according to an annual report by financial services website WalletHub
5 things you need to know before getting out of the military
I don't claim to have any special insight other than a combination of stumbling and success, which might be the right combination of experiences to give others some tips.
Supreme Court: Military retirees can be court-martialed for crimes committed after service
The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the Defense Department's authority to prosecute retired service members for crimes they commit, even after retirement.
He Accidentally Shot Himself In The Head. Now This Soldier Is Fighting To Be Medically Retired
"Although it was a reckless, stupid act, he had no thought there was actually a bullet in the gun when he fired it."
Here’s What You Should Think About Before Getting Out Of The Military
When it comes to deciding whether to leave the military or to make it a career, too many folks just...
Whether You’re In Or Out, Start Planning Your Civilian Retirement Now
Alright, so you’re thinking about your long-term financial security. Maybe you’re tired of making the rounds like a MARPAT-clad Oliver...
In The Military? Tips For Saving Money At Every Stage
Editor's note: This article is brought to you by Stash. Get more of their financial tips for troops and veterans...
Here’s Why The Military’s New Retirement System May Not Be So Bad
The military retirement system has recently been revamped in a big way. Instead of giving retirees the traditional 50% of...
The Navy Is Ending Its Popular Early Retirement Programs
The Navy has announced it would cancel three early separation programs in order to retain sailors and increase the size...
Here Are The Best And Worst States For Military Retirees
Retiring from the military presents a whole new set of challenges for service members between finding a second career, considering...
These Are The 5 Best Places To Retire After The Military
When you retire from the military, you regain the long lost freedom to choose where you live. Analysts at the...
3 Ways To Be Financially Prepared When You Retire
Financial planning is different in retirement, but the same three components that were important when on active duty or while...
What’s Up With Military Retirement Reforms?
This week on Task & Purpose Radio, Lauren interviews Ryan Gallucci, deputy director of the VFW National Veterans Service about...