Why do scientists care how water moves through soil?
In the May 15th Soil Matter blog post, I covered the basics of soil hydrology – how water moves through the soil system ( Some of the pores in soil create “preferential flow channels” that direct w…
Change Your Name? How to Get a Corrected Social Security Card
If you change your legal name by marriage or any other reason, the law requires you to get a corrected Social Security card. How do you do that?
10 Tips for the Beginner Kayak Fisherman
New to kayak fishing? Check out the top 10 tips for the beginner kayak fisherman.
How to Write Effective Letters to Your Congressman or Senator
Do letters to US Senators and Representatives do any good? They can and are more likely to be effective if written the right way.
Tutorial on the FCC’s New Electronic Comment Filing System
As part of our efforts to upgrade the FCC’s major IT systems, we’ve been working to modernize the Commission’s Electronic Comment Filing System (ECFS) to improve the public’s ability to engage with the Commission on important issues. Over the last several months, the FCC has been testing a “beta” prototype of a modernized ECFS, as well as engaging with external and internal stakeholders to get input on how to improve the legacy ECFS system to meet today’s needs.
Military Tax Tips
Learn about the special tax benefits that apply to members of the Armed Forces. Get Publication 3, Armed Forces’ Tax Guide, at IRS.gov/pub3 .
Giving America's Veterans The Job Opportunities They've Earned
My late father served as a U.S. Army infantryman in the Korean conflict. He almost never spoke of the combat experience that earned him a Bronze Star. It was too difficult for him to think of the friends who came home maimed for life – or didn’t come home at all.
Why are Drugs So Hard To Quit
Quitting drugs is hard because addiction is a brain disease. Your brain is like a control tower that sends out signals to direct your actions and choices. Ad...
What a Presidential Executive Order is and How Can it Be Used?
Exclusive of the legislative process, the President of the United States has the power to direct the activities of the federal agencies.
Navy Recruit Graduation: January 20, 2017
Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of Recruit Training Command’s graduation, Pass-In Review. It is a