• Fisher House Foundation helps provide benefits to families of fallen service members

    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel released a statement concerning the Fisher House Foundation's agreement which allows the federal government to provide family members of fallen service members full benefits they have been promised:"Today, I am pleased to announce that the Department of Defense is entering into an agreement with the Fisher House
  • All commissaries return to normal hours

    Military commissaries worldwide are returned to normal operating schedules Oct. 7. "This is certainly good news for our patrons and our employees," said Joseph H. Jeu, director and CEO of the Defense Commissary Agency. The DeCA announcement comes in the wake of the Defense Department Oct. 5 decision to most DoD civilians recall to work. As part of
  • Military & Civilian Pay update

    Military Pay - Our Financial Management leadership received word from Defense Finance and Accounting Service that they have been given authority to pay essentially all pay and allowances, the primary exclusions are Inactive Duty Training activities. The Oct. 15 file was run last night and the payment file will be released to the Federal Reserve
  • Flu vaccination season begins at Goodfellow

    This year's flu vaccination season kicked off on Oct. 8. Col. Kimberlee Joos, 17th Training Wing Commander, group commanders, joint service and other wing leadership received their flu vaccination. The regular flu season starts this month and runs until June 2014. "We are working on a schedule now for active duty and Defense Department