Washington, DC - The Navy updated the Selective Reenlistment Bonus (SRB) award plan for active component (AC) and full time support (FTS) Sailors in NAVADMIN 311/17 released yesterday.

Washington, DC - Becton, Dickinson and Company and C. R. Bard, Inc. have agreed to divest two medical device product lines to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that Becton, Dickinson’s proposed $24 billion acquisition of Bard would negatively impact competition in those markets. Both companies supply a range of medical devices to health care organizations, healthcare workers, and pharmaceutical companies.

Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission has issued an administrative complaint challenging the merger of two prosthetics manufacturers that are top sellers of prosthetic knees equipped with microprocessors.

Washington, DC - One of the most wide-reaching and significant changes to military pay and benefits of the last 70 years goes into effect Jan. 1, 2018, with the implementation of the Uniformed Services Blended Retirement System (BRS).

Washington, DC - Social Security Matters: Ask Rusty - COLA, Medicare Premiums and the Hold Harmless Provision

Washington, DC - Secretary of State: "The United States faces a 21st century global environment that presents unconventional threats from non-state actors, as well as challenges to our economic and national security from traditional state actors. Whether the threats are rogue nations seeking nuclear weapons, terrorists plotting to attack our homeland, or malicious cyber actors seeking to damage and destabilize our critical systems and infrastructure, we must remain vigilant against those who would do harm to our people and our way of life.