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Link to Pentagon Winter Alert news item Winter Preparedness 2015    In addition to unseasonably cold temperatures from the Polar Vortex, the National Weather Service is predicting higher-than-normal precipitation. With winter rapidly approaching, now is the time to winterize your home and car and update your vehicle emergency kit to combat the hazards of the season.
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Link to ABC-C Federal Employment Open Season
The 2014 Federal Benefits open season for Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP) will be from Nov 10 to Dec 08, 2014. There is no regularly scheduled open season for the Federal Employees Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) Program.
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Link to Army Office of Energy Initiatives November is National American Indian Heritage Month, a time of reflection, as members of our community honor the immeasurable contributions of American Indians for building our Nation and supporting the Military Services. More than 20 American Indians are Medal of Honor recipients. It is also important we sincerely acknowledge the great legacy of resilience taught to us by the American Indians' painful history. ...    Army Trisigned Letter   
National Native American Heritage Month Fact Sheet w/Links

Link to CPOL Benefits article Oct 22, 2014 - Survivor Benefits for Same Sex Married Couples    The Supreme Court ruling declaring DOMA unconstitutional means legally married same-sex spouses of federal employees are now considered eligible under various benefits programs as described in the HQDA CPAC Guidance document. To ensure that surviving same-sex spouses exercise their rights as "widows" and "widowers" under CSRS and FERS, OPM is encouraging all same-sex spouses of deceased Annuitants ...   Read More!

Link to army dot Mil article Oct 16, 2014 - Under SecArmy Carson: "Army's civilian workforce is indispensable "    Speaking at the Oct. 15 Department of the Army Civilian Luncheon, during the AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition, Under Secretary of the Army Brad R. Carson predicted that as the troop drawdown in Afghanistan continues, the demand for Army civilian employees there will increase. He pledged to continue support for career program development and training for civilians serving worldwide.   Read More!