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  • Red Cross Eases Access to Emergency Communication Services

    As part of an ongoing effort to better serve the military community, the American Red Cross will move to a single telephone number for its emergency communication services next month. Beginning June 13 at 8 a.m. EDT, service members and their families can use one toll-free number -- 877-272-7337 -- to send an urgent message to a service member.
  • OPM director considers overhaul of civil service system

    The federal civil service system that has provided employees comfort, and sometimes frustration, for 60 years might not last another one in its current form. By early summer, the Obama administration plans to propose a transformation of the compensation structure that has ruled the lives of U.S. government employees since Harry S. Truman was their