The Pentagon will eliminate geographic rate protection for the basic housing allowance come January. From that point forward, BAH will fluctuate based on regional housing cost estimates collected by military housing offices. The services will adjust the rates annually. But, officials say, there is an “individual rate protection” feature that will protect personnel locked into a lease, so they don’t get stiffed if the housing market rate drops. Read more here.
A three-person shop at Hill Air Force Base designed a $45 data port cover that could save millions of dollars and many headaches across Air Force bases with the F-35.