Category Archives: moving

VA moving ahead with plans to outsource all compensation and pension exams

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Despite concerns from lawmakers, Veterans Affairs officials are moving ahead with plans to outsource nearly all compensation and pension exams in coming months, a move they believe will improve service for veterans. “This is just the evolution of the process,” said Under Secretary for Benefits Paul Lawrence in an interview with Military Times last week. […]

Moving company illegally auctioned off service member’s family heirlooms and other possessions, Justice alleges

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Justice Department attorneys filed a lawsuit today against a Massachusetts moving and storage company allegedly the company illegally auctioned off the belongings of an Air Force technical sergeant while he was deployed — including military gear and mementos that belonged to a cousin who was killed in action, his grandfather’s military service medals, and a […]

Yankee go home: What does moving American troops out of Germany mean?

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BERLIN — After more than a year of thinly-veiled threats to start pulling U.S. troops out of Germany unless Berlin increases its defense spending, President Donald Trump appears to be proceeding with a hardball approach, planning to cut the U.S. military contingent by more than 25%. About 34,500 American troops are stationed in Germany — […]

Yankee go home: What does moving American troops out of Germany mean?

yankee-go-home:-what-does-moving-american-troops-out-of-germany-mean?

BERLIN — After more than a year of thinly-veiled threats to start pulling U.S. troops out of Germany unless Berlin increases its defense spending, President Donald Trump appears to be proceeding with a hardball approach, planning to cut the U.S. military contingent by more than 25%. About 34,500 American troops are stationed in Germany — […]

Military moving season likely to be extended to end of year

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This year’s moving season for most military members and their families will be likely be extended well into the fall and early winter this year, officials said, because of the coronavirus pandemic delaying most moves to new duty stations. Most service members’ moves were put on hold in March because of concerns about the spreading […]