Number of Females as Admirals and Generals Doubles Since 2000

A recent report by the Service Women’s Action Network (SWAN) shows that more women are in senior enlisted and officer ranks as more are pursuing careers in the military. There were 30 female admirals and generals on active duty in the five services in fiscal 2000. In 2018, there were 63 females occupying senior positions in the military. The increase of female representation is credited to more women staying in the military and more opportunities being made available, such as military occupational specialties.

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Happy Veterans Day 2017!

Veterans Day is here again, a day dedicated to honoring and paying respects to American active and retired servicemen and women. Originally celebrated as Armistice Day in 1919 for veterans of the First World War, the holiday was expanded to include veterans of all wars by a May 1954 bill; six days later the celebration’s name was changed to Veterans Day.

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LIVE Updates: 2017 NAWRB Conference – Keynote by Dr. Tanya Wattenburg Komas, Ph.D. Founding Director and CEO, Concrete Preservation Institute (CPI)

Desirée Patno, NAWRB CEO and President, commenced Day 2 of the 2017 NAWRB Nexus Conference with opening remarks, describing the wonderful work leading up to the conference and recognizing the professionals who made time for the diversity and inclusion (D&I) movement.

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Military Lending Final Rule

Last week, the Department of Defense (DOD) issued a final rule modifying regulations set forth in the Military Lending Act (MLA). Passed by Congress in 2006, the MLA was created to protect active duty service members and their families from elevated interest rates in credit transactions, limiting the Military Annual Percentage Rate (MAPR) to 36 percent. The rule provides additional protections to military members from numerous credit products that the existing regulations do not address. Continue reading

Special Veterans Spread in NAWRB Magazine!

NAWRB is proud to announce we will be featuring a Veterans Spread in our upcoming October magazine issue. It will highlight several programs available to our country’s retired and active military members, and will include submissions and testimonials from the very organizations working to serve the Americans that have served us so diligently. Continue reading