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DoD makes it easier for millions in Tricare Prime to get COVID shots outside the military without paying

Tricare Prime patients won’t have to get a referral to get their COVID-19 vaccination outside the military health system, under a special waiver announced by the Defense Health Agency. This means they won’t have to pay fees to the shot provider if they don’t get a referral beforehand. With many in the military community searching […]

US Navy makes progress on aircraft carrier Ford’s bedeviled weapons elevators


WASHINGTON — The U.S. Navy is over the halfway mark in certifying the new aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford’s 11 advanced weapons elevators, which have been at the center of an ongoing controversy over delays in getting the Navy’s most expensive-ever warship ready for its first deployment. In a news release Thursday, the Navy announced […]