Karen Jowers, Military Times

Karen Jowers

Military Times

Washington, VA, United States

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Recent articles by Karen:

All troops will now get free credit monitoring service

Credit reporting companies agree to provide the free service to all active duty members. → Read More

Military leaders remove monthly dollar limits for commissary customers in South Korea

Just in time for shopping for holiday meals at the commissary — no monthly dollar limits. → Read More

Jury awards Marine Corps family more than $2 million for mold, health issues in privatized housing

Military family of 4 each awarded $500K for pain and suffering and emotional distress. The company will appeal. → Read More

Affected by Hurricane Dorian? These Tricare waivers can help.

Waivers for prescription refills, and for those in Tricare Prime who need medical care. → Read More

Military folks, here are some expert tips on picking the right charity for your donations

Making a donation? Pick your passion, do your research, and donate your time as well as hard-earned cash. → Read More

Army IG finds widespread concerns with privatized housing and lack of oversight

Bases were prohibited from conducting health and welfare inspections of privatized housing. → Read More

Whether the day is sunny or stormy, Elmo is there for children of the wounded

Helping the littlest members of families of wounded warriors. → Read More

Here’s why growing antibiotic resistance is ‘serious and frightening’ for the military

Researchers working on a mechanism to remove infections directly from the blood -- without antibiotics. → Read More

Is DoD moving too quickly to merge commissaries and exchanges?

Questions remain about whether this will benefit customers. → Read More

Military parents’ injuries are affecting their children’s well-being. Here’s how.

Data shows more medical visits related to abuse and neglect, injuries, and for mental health care, and more days on psychiatric medications. → Read More

Here are some of the deals at your commissary’s sidewalk sale

Most commissaries are holding their sales during one weekend between now and the end of September. → Read More

Navy wife indicted in connection with baby’s death in Hawaii military housing

Former housing resident is accused of manslaughter. → Read More

Here’s one thing military parents should do before their child joins the military

Military children's dependent medical records can disqualify them from joining the military after they reach adulthood. → Read More

Baby died in Hawaii babysitter’s house on base from antihistamine overdose, officials say

Babysitter has been arrested on charges of manslaughter. → Read More

Here’s how 3 million more people will get military shopping benefits

Officials are working to make sure these veterans can get access to base. → Read More

Police arrest woman linked to baby death at Hawaii military base

Sources say suspect was the babysitter at the time the baby died. → Read More

Police say baby’s death at babysitter’s home on Hawaii base was manslaughter

Baby Abi would have been one year old today, July 16. Cause of death is still not released. → Read More

Here’s why you’re paying less for military life insurance

Premiums decreased by $4 a month for the maximum $400,000 SGLI coverage. → Read More

Baby’s death at babysitter’s house on Hawaii base now considered a homicide

The in-home daycare was allegedly operating without a license or approval from the base. → Read More

Will troops be able to use that meal card benefit outside the base dining facility?

Test bases will be announced soon for using the meal card benefit at other locations besides DFACs. → Read More