HAPPY 71st BIRTHDAY TO THE U.S. NAVY BLUE ANGELS On April 24, 1946, the Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Chester Nimitz, ordered the formation of a naval exhibition team to keep the public interested in naval aviation following the end of World War II. The mission of the Blue Angels is to showcase the pride and professionalism of the United States Navy and Marine Corps by inspiring a culture of excellence and service to country through flight demonstrations and community outreach. Since 1946, the Blue Angels have performed for nearly 500 million fans. For the past 71 years, the U.S. Navy Bl... read more
Blog Posts in "Military Programs"
Story by: Senior Airman Krystal Wright (502nd Air Base Wing) To make PCS moves a smoother process for military families, the Department of Defense has launched a new website that allows them to submit an online request for child care before they even get to their next destination. This single online gateway provides access to comprehensive information on military-operated and military-subsidized child care options worldwide, according to the new Military Child Care website, http://www.militarychildcare.com . Through this system, military families are able to update their online profile, searc... read more
COMMISSARY CASE LOT SALES ARE HERE FOR SPRING 2017! DeCA's Customer Appreciation Case Lot Sale Do you love to buy in bulk? If so, the DECA Case Lot Sale might be a great opportunity for you to SAVE money. Click on your local commissary to be linked to the store's web page where you can find additional store information including phone numbers, contact information, local store information and other upcoming events. The dates below reflect upcoming Case Lot Sales.Always check with your commissary for date changes or cancellations before you go. Case lot sales may be cancelled due to weather or ... read more
Major changes are coming to the Tricare Dental Program effective May 1, 2017, United Concordia will assume responsibility for administering the TRICARE Dental Program, replacing the outgoing dental contractor, MetLife. You can enroll for dental coverage now through the Beneficiary Web Enrollment website. (Via tricare.mil ) Why is this causing a major concern for military members & families? The article link at the bottom of this pagedoes a fantastic job of explaining what is happening and why dentists are choosing to opt out of United Concordia. Frankly, I don't blame them one bit. I have spo... read more
Exchange’s You Made the Grade Program Rewards Military Students’ Achievements by Army & Air Force Exchange Service Public Affairs DALLAS – For 17 years, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s You Made the Grade program has been a cornerstone of military life. Now, students who participated in the program as children are passing it on to another generation of military students—and the Exchange is ready to honor their achievements . In recognition of military students who excel, the Exchange is rewarding high-achieving scholars in first through 12th grades who maintain a B average or better wi... read more