Fort Bragg Local Business
Local business in Fort Bragg, NC
Wednesday Nov 18 | via U.S. Naval Institute
With the chairmen and ranking members of the House and Senate Armed Services Committees agreeing to take on the military healthcare system in next year's budget, a former Pentagon comptroller said the recommended changes the panels will consider would "protect the family" while the Defense Department's plans would only increase co-pays and reduce benefits. Speaking Wednesday at the Heritage Foundation, a Washington, D.C., think-tank, Dov Zakheim, who also served on the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission, said by putting the overhauled healthcare system under the Office of Personnel Management "not only will it help the families; it will save DoD money." Comment?
Thursday Nov 12 | via U.S. Department of Defense
The Guide for Farmers Markets on Military Installations, published this week, provides military commanders with effective ways to bring local agricultural products into the diets of service members and their families at installations across the country. The guide is the result of collaboration between the Defense Department's Healthy Base Initiative and the Agriculture Department's Agricultural Marketing Service, in partnership with Wholesome Wave, officials said. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 11 | via Patch.com
The candy was donated to Wayland dentist Michael Putt, who will ship the candy to Operation Gratitude, for troops overseas. This year, a group of fifth grade students organized the collection and the volunteers. Comment?
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