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Military Tax Services Available Through Military OneSource > U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE > Defense Department News

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Filing taxes can be a daunting task every year, but the Defense Department has helpful resources for active-duty service members and their families, and it’s all free through Military OneSource beginning today.

Tax services for the military — also known as MilTax — is DOD’s approved tax-filing and tax-support service — including tax preparation and e-filing software and personalized support to deal with issues such as deployments, combat and training pay, housing and rentals, multistate filings, and living overseas.

“They can connect with a [tax] consultant during the tax season, and even past [it], through October, but in addition

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Armored Military Humvee Stolen In California, FBI Search Underway

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The FBI is searching for an armored military Humvee that was stolen from a National Guard facility in a suburb of Los Angeles, California.



a construction truck parked in a parking lot: The FBI is searching for an armored military Humvee that was stolen from a National Guard facility in Bell, California.


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The FBI is searching for an armored military Humvee that was stolen from a National Guard facility in Bell, California.

The Humvee was stolen from the National Guard Armory in Bell around 8.15 a.m. on Friday, FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller said.

It was up-armored, upgraded and considered a combat vehicle, Fox11 reports. The vehicle is worth about $120,000, according to the FBI.

The bureau is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information

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Mark Milley key to military continuity when Biden takes office

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In taking charge of a Pentagon battered by leadership churn, the Biden administration will look to one holdover as a source of military continuity: Gen. Mark A. Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

President-elect Joe Biden will inherit Milley as his senior military advisor, and although Biden could replace Milley, he likely won’t.

A Princeton-educated history buff with the gift of gab, Milley has been a staunch defender of the military’s apolitical tradition even as President Trump packed the Pentagon with political loyalists. Milley reassured Congress that the military would stay out of the elections and, in no

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Bernie Sanders Vows to Reduce Military Spending, Raise Corporate Taxes Amid GOP ‘Socialist’ Fears

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Republicans are stoking concerns this week as “socialist” Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is set to be the next chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, reigniting a longtime GOP fear that Sanders mocked Sunday as he vowed to reduce military spending while boosting corporate tax revenue.



Maria Bartiromo holding a sign: Republicans are stoking concerns this week as "socialist" Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is set to be the next chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, a longtime GOP fear that Sanders mocked as he vowed to reduce military spending while boosting corporate tax revenue.


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Republicans are stoking concerns this week as “socialist” Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is set to be the next chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, a longtime GOP fear that Sanders mocked as he vowed to reduce military spending while boosting corporate tax revenue.

The Vermont Independent and current ranking

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DOD’s Military OneSource MilTax Offers Free Tax Services to Service Members, Families > U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE > Release

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The Department of Defense announced today the annual launch of Military OneSource’s MilTax suite of 100% free tax services for the military community, including personalized support from tax consultants, easy-to-use tax preparation and e-filing software, and current information about filing taxes in the military.

MilTax tax preparation and e-filing software is now available through mid-October for service members, their immediate families, and surviving spouses. Provided exclusively by the Department of Defense and powered by an industry-leading tax service provider, the software was designed specifically with the military in mind. From addressing combat and training pay to deployments, housing and rentals,

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UK trained military of 13 countries with poor human rights records

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The UK government has trained the armies of two thirds of the world’s countries, including 13 it has rebuked for human rights violations.



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An anti-arms trade organisation has called for an investigation into the use of UK military training by other countries to determine whether it has been used to perpetrate human rights abuses.

The call from Campaign Against the Arms Trade came after the Guardian obtained a freedom of information response from the Ministry of Defence that revealed in the years 2018/19 and 2019/20 the government provided training on UK

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Commerce Department Imposes New Controls to Prevent US Citizens From Backing WMD, Foreign Military Intell Activities

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The Department of Commerce’s (DOC) bureau of industry and security has announced new controls to prevent U.S. individuals from supporting weapons of mass destruction programs and foreign military intelligence activities in Russia, China, Cuba, Venezuela and other terrorist-backing countries.

The new controls preclude U.S. citizens from backing foreign military intelligence actions such as offering maintenance, repair and overhaul services and negotiating the sale of products that originated from foreign entities, the department said Thursday.

The bureau is broadening the license requirements for exports to military intelligence end users in those countries and amending end-use controls to ensure that

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Military Humvee stolen from California National Guard facility; FBI offers 10G reward

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The FBI is searching for an armored military vehicle that was stolen from a National Guard facility in Southern California on Friday.

The High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle, more commonly known as a Humvee, was stolen around 8:15 a.m. from the National Guard Armory in Bell, a suburb outside of Los Angeles, federal authorities said in a statement on Saturday. The vehicle is worth about $120,000.

STATES ACTIVATE NATIONAL GUARD, CLOSE CAPITOL BUILDINGS AHEAD OF BIDEN INAUGURATION AND POSSIBLE VIOLENCE

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the recovery of the vehicle.

The

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US Military Says its Troop Removal from Somalia is Complete

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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The U.S. military says its troop withdrawal from Somalia is complete, in one of the last actions of President Donald Trump’s presidency.

Some experts have warned that the withdrawal of an estimated 700 U.S. military personnel comes at the worst possible time for Somalia, as the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab extremist group improves its bomb-making skills and continues to attack military and civilian targets even in the capital, Mogadishu. The withdrawal comes less than a month before Somalia is set to hold a national election.

The U.S. personnel trained and supported Somali forces, including its elite special forces,

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FBI Searches for Armored Military Vehicle in California

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The FBI announced a search Saturday for an armored military Humvee that was stolen from a National Guard facility in a Los Angeles suburb.

The Humvee, which the FBI said is worth about $120,000, was stolen Friday morning from the National Guard Armory in Bell, the agency said in a news release.

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the vehicle.

The FBI described the green camouflage vehicle as having four doors. The bumper number is 40BSBHQ6; the administrative number is WV57TO-HQ06/M1165A1; and the registration number is NZ311R. The

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