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August 4, 2023

A military spouse has won a preliminary court battle against Texas education officials who refused to accept her school counseling licenses from other states, Military Times reported. The Justice Department has filed a supporting statement in the case, saying Texas is in violation of the new Servicemembers Civil Relief Act provision that allows professional licensing portability for service members and their spouses….

The Center for a New American Security’s Brandon Archuleta wrote in The San Diego Union-Tribune about California legislation that would stop the state from fully taxing military pensions.

Space Force photo from Vandenberg Space Force Base by Senior Airman Tiarra Sibley

August 4, 2023

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House to Begin Consideration of Defense Spending Bill

House to Begin Consideration of Defense Spending Bill

The House Rules Committee will meet this afternoon to consider more than 400 amendments to the defense appropriations bill. The bill is expected to be considered on the floor later this week. All Democrats on the Appropriations Committee voted against the bill in...

In Our Communities

In Our Communities

Elizabeth City Celebrates Being Named 2024 Great American Defense Community City officials, business leaders and Coast Guard personnel celebrated Elizabeth City’s designation as a Great American Defense Community, highlighting the city’s partnership with the Coast...

Chollet to Become Austin’s Chief of Staff

Chollet to Become Austin’s Chief of Staff

Derek Chollet, a State Department official and former DOD employee, become chief of staff to Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will next month, the Pentagon announced Monday. “He is one of the most distinguished, far-sighted, and skillful national-security practitioners...

Nomination Period Open for ADC’s Military Spouse Initiative

Nomination Period Open for ADC’s Military Spouse Initiative

ADC recently announced that nominations are open for the 2024-2025 Military Spouse Leadership Initiative. The program gives military spouses the opportunity to engage with defense leaders at the local and national levels. “Our vision is a future where spouse-leaders...

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