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A group calling itself "Lulzsec Reborn" claims to have hacked into the private information of 170,000 members of a military dating website. However, the owner of the website disputed the claim, since the dating service has only 140,000 members.
The Pentagon recently announced it would open up 14,000 combat positions to female troops. While women in uniform say the decision will lend "legitimacy" to the frontline roles they already fill, they say job discrimination pales in comparison to the difficulty of raising a family while serving.
In her 26-years of government service, Robin Wink served in both the military and the civil service. Wink says there's a lot civilian agencies can learn about motivating their workforces from those in uniform.
The White House has asked the Pentagon for initial recommendations for the U.S. troop presence in Afghanistan in 2014. It is the first step in planning the final U.S. drawdown, despite a bleak security outlook.
TroopSwap CEO Blake Hall and Vice President of Operations Aaron Tiffany joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to explain how the company is reaching out to military spouses.
he Veterans of Foreign Wars on Tuesday urged its 2 million members to plead with Congress to spare military and veterans' benefits as a special deficit-cutting panel looks to slash $1.2 trillion from the federal budget.
Who speaks for the children of our military men and women in uniform? Trevor Romain, an internationally-known children's author and advocate, is working with the Pentagon on a DVD to address the special challenges of military kids. Bullying, cluques, and homework are not unique, but the complications of re-deployment, frequent moving, and missing parents can make it tough. He spoke to a recent Defense military family conference in Chicago.
Twitter users can be found at the top of the U.S. Military's chain of command. Follow Air Force General Craig McKinley, chief of the National Guard Bureau at Chief-N-G-B. Navy Admiral Mike Mullen -- follow him at 'thejointstaff' - says he'll keep tweeting even as the Pentagon debates the future of social media. These military leaders see social networks as a way to dialogue with the civilians they serve.
The Armed Forces Press Service is launching a new military blog called "Family Matters". It's dedicated to helping military families deal with the challenges unique to the military lifestyle. You can get everything from back-to-school tips, find out about education benefits, childcare, and how to deal with deployments.
Find the Family Matters blog online at http://afps.dodlive.mil.