Benefit News


AFCLC launches updated culture guide app, introduces new educational course with certificate

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, AL - Airmen now have at their fingertips the opportunity to receive credit for learning about another country’s culture while simultaneously responding to the Air Force chief of staff’s action order to understand the nation’s strategic competitors.


Are You Ready for Open Season? Don’t Forget to Update DEERS

Falls Church, VA, October 19, 2021 - We’re less than a month away from TRICARE Open Season. That means it’s time to start thinking about your and your family’s health care needs for next year. Are you planning to make changes to your TRICARE plan? Will you be enrolling in a new plan for the first time or staying in the plan you already have? Regardless of your situation, make sure you show up as eligible for TRICARE in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS).


MyVector updates help connect Airmen, Guardians

ARLINGTON, VA, October 18, 2021 - To help advance diversity efforts across the force, MyVector has recently added several features to the platform.


Force Health Protection Guidance (Supplement 23) Revision 1, Department of Defense Guidance for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination Attestation, Screening Testing, and Vaccination Verification

WASHINGTON, October 18, 2021 - Today, the Department of Defense released the Force Health Protection Guidance (Supplement 23) Revision 1, which rescinds and replaces three Department of Defense memorandums and provides updated guidance for implementing additional force health protection and workplace safety measures directed by the White House Safer Federal Workforce Task Force to reduce the transmission of the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).


VA pushes for employment inclusivity during Compensated Work Therapy Vocational Rehabilitation Week

WASHINGTON, October 18, 2021 - In recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the Department of Veterans Affairs is observing Compensated Work Therapy Vocational Rehabilitation Week, Oct. 17-21 at its facilities nationwide as part of its efforts to increase employment inclusivity and vocational rehabilitation services for Veterans with disabilities.


Re-branded DEIA office targets removing barriers to employment opportunity

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, OH, October 16, 2021 - The Air Force Materiel Command continues to amplify efforts to ensure all Airmen; uniformed and non-uniformed, have the right environment and opportunities to achieve and succeed.