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ASVAB Question of the Week: August 27, 2014

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

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.
  • Improving treatment for mental health conditions (including PTSD).
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GAO Report: DoD Broke the Law

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

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

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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VA Now Referring More to Private Doctors

Relief may be in sight for veterans who have been waiting to see a primary care physician through the VA Medical System. The Patient-Centered Community Care (PC3) program, originally set up to allow vets access to specialty care if long distances or wait times made a normal VA facility unavailable, has been expanded to now include primary care physicians.

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Army, Air Force, and Navy Revise Hairstyle Regulations

The Army, Air Force, and Navy have all reviewed the newly-implemented hairstyle policies and have agreed to modify both the allowed hairstyles and some of the language used in the regulations themselves.

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ASVAB Question of the Week: August 13, 2014

Here is our ASVAB practice question for this week - don't forget to check out all of our other ASVAB practice material over at http://army.com/info/asvab/general

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Sergeant Major of the Army Chandler Talks Budget Cuts, Tatoos

Here is a short video of SMA Chandler discussing some current issues facing the military in general and the Army in particular:

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ASVAB Question of the Week: August 6, 2014

Here is our ASVAB review question for this week:

Remember that scoring higher on your ASVAB can get you better career opportunities and improve your military career and beyond! We have plenty of materials to help you get that higher score over at http://army.com/info/asvab/general.

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