The DD Form 214, Report of Discharge, is one of the most important documents a veteran has--it is the key to identifying your military service, the nature of your military discharge, and helps you qualify for important benefits like VA mortgages and the GI Bill. How To Get A DD Form 214 Copy In the past, it was much harder to get a replacement copy of the DD Form 214 if … [Read more...] about How To Get A DD Form 214 Copy
Can you quit the military? This is an important question to ask before you ship out to Basic Training, but it is also relevant in a variety of other contexts, too. For example, what if you decide the military is not for you, but you still have time left on a service commitment? Can you simply turn in notice that you’re departing and quit like you would any other … [Read more...] about Can You Quit The Military?
Travel restriction status update for all DoD installations, facilities, and locations with greater than 1,000 DoD personnel assigned. Installations, facilities, and locations that have met the lifting travel criteria (see below table) set forth are indicated by “yes” in the Travel Restrictions Lifted column. May 12 Update Travel Restrictions lifted at 196 of 230 … [Read more...] about Travel Restrictions Installation Status Update
Early military pay banks offer service members a simple, but important service. You can get early access to funds paid to you as a military member (or another qualifying military-adjacent customer) if your paychecks are delivered from the right agency via direct deposit. What Is Early Military Pay? The simple answer is that early military pay is access to your … [Read more...] about Early Pay Military Banks
The National Terrorism Advisory System replaced the Homeland Security Advisory System with a more direct approach that features specific bulletins and alerts in the form of bulletins and advisories: Bulletin: Describes current developments or general trends regarding threats of terrorism.Elevated Alert: Warns of a credible terrorism threat against the United States.Imminent … [Read more...] about National Terrorism Advisory System