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ASVAB Question of the Week: August 27, 2014

  • 08/27/2014 - 07:54

    Here is our ASVAB practice question for this week:

    We've got a lot more information to help you improve your ASVAB scores over at http://army.com/info/asvab/general. If you are getting ready to enlist (or even just thinking about it) make sure you check it out!

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President Unveils 19 Executive Orders to Help VA

  • 08/26/2014 - 13:42

    In a speech to the national conference of the American Legion today, President Obama announced that he would issue 19 executive orders designed to help the beleaguered Department of Veterans Affairs.

    The executive orders are designed to tackle six major areas where the Veterans Administration still needs work:

    • Improving the transition for veterans from the Department of Defense care to VA and civilian care.
    • Improving access to and the quality of mental care in the VA and DoD.
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GAO Report: DoD Broke the Law

  • 08/22/2014 - 13:42

    The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has weighted in on the prisoner exchange involving Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, and believes that the Defense Department broke the law.

    According to the GAO 7-page report, the DoD violated section 8111 of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act of 2014 when they used taxpayer money to transfer prisoners detained at Guantanamo Bay without giving Congress at least 30 days notice.

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ASVAB Question of the Week: August 20, 2014

  • 08/20/2014 - 07:48

    Here is this week's ASVAB study question:

    Remember to use all of our other ASVAB resources if you are taking (or even thinking about taking) the ASVAB! A higher score means better career opportunities!

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Feeding America Survey Reveals Military Families Troubles

  • 08/18/2014 - 12:32

    A recent survey by Feeding America has some interesting and troubling statistics about the number of military families relying on food banks.

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