Army.com Field Report #265, November 1, 2006


Current Army Enlistment Bonuses Made Easy
Confused by the Army's Enlistment Bonus programs. Get straight answers here.

VA Announces "Veteran's Pride Initiative"
On Veteran's Day, November 11th, Help kindle a new spark of patriotism. The VA is asking men and women who have served in the military to wear their medals on Veterans Day.

2.2% Pay Increase for Military Personnel
The 2007 Defense Authorization Act authorizes a 2.2% pay raise for American servicemembers, effective Jan.1, 2007.


Commissary Tools to Speed, Simplify Shopping
Consider the Macarena, the Chicken Dance or the Electric Slide - they may still be around, but they're definitely not cool. When you do the Commissary Glide, however, you're sure to be cool for many years to come.

Thrift Savings Plan: What You Need To Know
It’s almost that time of year when you need to start considering taxes. And the government is going to make its final push to get you enrolled in the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP). But if you are under 50 it might not be such a great deal.

Military Spouces - Working From Home
Tara Crooks and Star Henderson are committed to sharing their stories, knowledge, and providing real answers for today's military families. Today's Field Problem: Military Spouces - Working From Home.

Let's Say Thanks To The Troops
Social responsibility has been ingrained in the Xerox culture since our earliest days as a company. The Let’s Say Thanks program provides one more outlet for the company to deliver value to the community and support the men and women stationed overseas.

APTN (APTN), World
Sun 29 Oct 2006 03:52 PM EDT
As violence continues in iraq, residents there are protesting the U.S. imposed blockade near Baghdad. The blockade has been in place for six days as U.S. troops search for a missing U.S. soldier.

  • Poll: Most Americans say no one winning in Iraq
  • Japanese, U.S. Soldiers Partner in Defense
  • American Mourning: The Intimate Story of Two Families Joined by War
  • Saddam's lawyer walks out of trial - Conflict in Iraq
  • Iraqi criminal court convicts, sentences 65; one gets death



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