VIP Health System for Top US Officials Risked Jeopardizing Care for Soldiers

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Top U.S. officials in the Washington area have received preferential treatment from a little-known health care program run by the military, potentially jeopardizing care for other patients including active-duty service members, according to Pentagon investigators. White House officials, senior military and other national security leaders, retired military officers, and family members have all benefited. The […]

New Army Program Helps Some Reserve Soldiers Find Child Care

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The Army has launched a program in two locations to help reserve members find child care services and help ease the burden of searching for qualified, licensed providers. Service officials said Thursday that Army Reserve members in West Liberty, Iowa, and Clay County, Missouri, would now have access to WeeCare Company, a child care matching […]

Military in Alaska Struggles With ‘Constant Strain’ of Child Care Shortage

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The U.S. military is struggling to provide child care to its service members in Alaska, which is directly affecting operations and putting a strain on those serving in uniform. Alaska child care providers have reported that the system statewide is in crisis, with long waitlists, low wages and high enrollment costs. While most of the child care challenges facing […]