navigation-background arrow-down-circle Reply Icon Show More Heart Delete Icon wiki-circle wiki-square wiki arrow-up-circle add-circle add-square add arrow-down arrow-left arrow-right arrow-up calendar-circle chat-bubble-2 chat-bubble check-circle check close contact-us credit-card drag menu email embed facebook-circle snapchat-circle facebook-square facebook faq-circle faq film gear google-circle google-square googleplus history home instagram-circle instagram-square instagram linkedin-circle linkedin-square linkedin load monitor Video Player Play Icon person pinterest-circle pinterest-square pinterest play readlist remove-circle remove-square remove search share share2 sign-out star trailer trash twitter-circle twitter-square twitter youtube-circle youtube-square youtube

Retirement

The Pentagon wants to sweeten retirement benefits for senior enlisted troops

The 2018 defense budget seeks to extend matching cash contributions for those who serve beyond 26 ye…

Blended retirement: Should I make the switch?

Two West Point professors aim to answer a simple question: Will I get more money if I change plans?

DoD's retirement calculator debuts, lets troops compare traditional and blended options

The long-awaited Defense Department calculator has arrived, to help service members prepare for maki…

New pricing program, private-label goods part of major commissary overhaul

Average savings may stay put, but costs of some items -- likely the best deals -- will go up.

Latest GI Bill fight could sideline a host of planned reforms

Discussions on issues stalled after a strong backlash over a controversial change to veterans educat…

Sign up for our weekly Retirement newsletter:

What's Hot

The Pentagon created this 3-minute overview of its new military retirement plan

DoD signals support for online shopping benefit for veterans

“A new source of revenue that could increase contributions to [Morale, Welfare and Recreation] and o…

Senators defeat commissary privatization test — for now

A pilot program was put on hold until defense officials complete a study on the costs and benefits o…

Top Headlines

The Pentagon wants to sweeten retirement benefits for senior enlisted troops

The 2018 defense budget seeks to extend matching cash contributions for those who serve beyond 26 ye…

Blended retirement: Should I make the switch?

Two West Point professors aim to answer a simple question: Will I get more money if I change plans?

DoD's retirement calculator debuts, lets troops compare traditional and blended options

The long-awaited Defense Department calculator has arrived, to help service members prepare for maki…

New pricing program, private-label goods part of major commissary overhaul

Average savings may stay put, but costs of some items -- likely the best deals -- will go up.

Latest GI Bill fight could sideline a host of planned reforms

Discussions on issues stalled after a strong backlash over a controversial change to veterans educat…

Bills would expand VA telehealth services across state lines

Current rules limit internet or phone appointments for veterans who live in remote areas.

Trump extends vets' access to privatized health care

The Choice Card program allows vets to seek medical care outside VA facilities.

There's a plan in Congress to start charging troops for their GI Bill benefits

The proposal, to be debated next week, would be a major change for the post-9/11 veterans education…