Category: Commentaries
  • Care plan to encompass more military families

    The Defense Department's family care plan policy will be expanded in the coming months to encompass a wider population of military parents, a defense legal expert said. The new policy will require military parents with custody of children from a previous relationship to file a family care plan, said Army Col. Shawn Shumake, the director of the
  • Housing flight, BBC win PHMA awards

    The 30th Civil Engineer Squadron housing flight and Balfour Beatty Communities here received a Professional Housing Management Association award for Outstanding Housing Installation Team-Privatized 2009 at a ceremony in Atlanta, Ga., recently.The PHMA also awarded Ms. Deborah Buck with the Outstanding Mid-Level Housing Manager award for 2009.The
  • Wounded warrior program continues assisting Airmen and their families

    Air Force leaders remain committed to the service's top investments: Airmen and their families. In support of a Defense Department initiative to return wounded warriors to productive military service or civilian life, Air Force officials here have revised several personnel policies. These policies afford seriously wounded Airmen additional