Are you a military spouse looking for a career but frustrated at the lack of opportunities out there? Well, here's a bit of good news. The Department of Defense is kicking off new partnership with Fortune 500 companies to help open professional doors for the wives and husbands of servicemembers.
Members of Congress and veterans leaders called for federal action to absolve the debts of nearly 10,000 soldiers in California alone who have been ordered by the Pentagon to repay enlistment bonuses a decade after they signed up to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The state reached a $252,000 settlement with two contractors over the companies' unlawful evictions of 18 military service members and their families from private military housing in San Diego and Orange counties.