Field Report #319 Febuary 15, 2009

Making Your Tax Refund Work for You
When it comes to getting a tax refund, military families are at a distinct advantage — they often can file over the phone or online in a matter of minutes, and the Department of Defense gets paperwork done faster than many civilian companies, meaning military families can get their refunds sooner.

Military Spouses of the Year
Military Spouse magazine today announced the five military service branch winners for its 2009 Military Spouse of the Year award, presented by USAA.

The Army Family Action Plan kicked off its 25th anniversary conference with Secretary of the Army Pete Geren telling the 117 delegates that funding would double from $700 million to $1.4 billion for family programs in the coming year.

Fix your Debt now!

Six years after the U.S. Army revolutionized military action games with the launch of the free personal computer game America's Army, the Army has announced the upcoming release of America's Army 3.

Deployed Soldiers Get a ‘Troop Cave’
“Kuwait” and “all the comforts of home” are phrases rarely uttered in the same sentence, but a “Man Caves” makeover at Camp Virginia, Kuwait, will show that sometimes the improbable can happen.

Army Spc. Sergio Trejo always dreamed of owning his own home. But after he was injured by a homemade bomb during his second tour of duty in Iraq, he said he felt his dream was out of reach.

Shaq Shares Hoops Clinic With Buckley Children
More than 265 children from Buckley Air Force Base had more than just a basketball clinic in common with a 7-foot-1-inch, 325-pound four-time National Basketball Association champion...

  • Combat Age Restrictions Re-Emphasized
  • Illegal Soldiers
  • Judge Gives Obama Gitmo Setback
  • Pentagon Sued For Gitmo Deaths
  • Al Qaeda Chief Was Released From Gitmo

  • New Army wife and new wife :)
  • nazi party...again?
  • New to the Army life
  • Bad Credit Problems Can I Still Enlist?
  • Navy Seabee to Army Combat Engineer

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