RAO Bulletin Update 15 May 2014

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This bulletin contains the following articles:
DoD
04 == Arlington National Cemetery [47] —- (Still Holds Secrets @ 150)
06 == DoD Benefit Cuts [41] — (Pentagon Leaders Make A Last Stand)
07 == Traumatic Brain Injury [35] ——— (30K+ Undocumented TBIs)
09 == Commissary Case Lot Sales ——————– (Returning in AUG)
VA
09 == FHCC Chicago IL —————————– (Final Salute Policy)
12 == VA Healthcare Stories—————————— (What’s Yours?)
12 == GI Bill [172] ———————————- (TEB Program Rules)
12 == VA Secretary [19] —- (American Legion Demands Resignation)
13 == VA Secretary [20] ——- (Will Not Step Down | Urges Patience)
15 == VA Secretary [21] —————————– (Let Him Do his Job)
16 == PTSD [166] ———————— (Service Dog Treatment Study)
18 == VA Pain Management [04] —– (Alternative Treatments Pushed)
19 == VA PACT —————————- (Patient Aligned Care Teams)
20 == VA Bonuses [14] —————- (House Passes Ban Amendment)
20 == VAMC Phoenix AZ [02] ——- (VA Secretary Issues Statement)
22 == VAMC Phoenix AZ [03] —— (2nd VA Doctor Comes Forward)
23 == VAMC Phoenix AZ [04] ——– (EWL Guidelines Not followed)
24 == VAMC Cheyenne WY — (Fort Collins Clinic Falsified Records)
24 == VAMC San Antonio TX ——- (More Wait Time Manipulations)
25 == VA Fraud, Waste & Abuse ——- (Reported 1 thru 15 May 2014)
26 == VA Loans ——————————— (Closing | What to Expect)
27 == VAVA —————————– (Group Formed to Eliminate VA)
VETS
28 == Servicemembers’ Civil Relief Act [03] —- (Vet Loan Settlement)
29 == National Coast Guard Museum ——————- (Ground Broken)
29 == Flathead National Park Memorial [01] ——— (Retention Ruling)
30 == Wall That Heals [02] ———————— (Additions & Changes)
32 == Burn Pit Lawsuit [02] ———– (Alan Metzgar et. al. v. KBR Inc)
33 == Bladensburg WWI Vet Memorial ————————– (Lawsuit)
34 == POW/MIA [28] ——- (Wauwilermoos Airmen Medal Recipients)
36 == POW/MIA Recoveries ———————— (140501 thru 140514)
38 == OBIT | Buska~Donald ———————————- (29 Apr 2014)
39 == OBIT | Barrios~Hector ————————————- (Apr 2014)
40 == Vet Jobs [151] ———— (Unemployment Rates Continue to Fall)
41 == Vet Jobs [153] ——— (U.S. Cyber Warrior Scholarship Program)
42 == Vet Job Opportunities ————————— (Johnson&Johnson)
42 == Retiree Appreciation Days ——————— (As of 12 May2014)
42 == Vet Hiring Fairs ————————– (15 May thru 15 Jul 2014)
44 == WWII Vets 63 ————————————- (Buxton~Winslow)
46 == State Veteran’s Benefits & Discounts ———— (Wisconsin 2014)
47 == America’s Most Beloved Vets ———— (American Revolution 1)
VET LEGISLATION
48 == Vet Jobs [152] —— (Hire More Heroes Act H.R.3474 & S.2190)
48 == NDAA 2015 ————————————- (Clears HASC 61-0)
49 == DECA Budget Cuts [10] ——- (HASC Considering $100M Cut)
50 == Vet Bills Submitted to 113th Congress —– (As of 12 May 2014)
51 == Veteran Hearing/Mark-up Schedule ——— (As of 13 May 2014)
MILITARY
53 == DoD Benefit Cuts [41] ——————— (Troop Survey Launch)
54 == Coastal Command Boat ——- (New Brown-Water Navy Vessel)
55 == USS Saratoga (CV-60) —————- (Navy Pays $0.01 to Scrap)
56 == Soldier for Life Website ——– (New Online Home for Retirees)
57 == USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) ———- (Maiden Voyage a Success)
58 == Upward Falling Payload ————— (Navy Cost-Cutter Project)
59 == Army Ranger Beret —————————————— (Petition)
60 == DoD Mobilized Reserve 29 APR 2014 ——— (Decrease of 937)
60 == Medal of Honor Citations ———— (Thomas~Charles L WWII)
MILITARY HISTORY
63 == Aviation Art ————————————– (One the Hard Way)
63 == Polar Bears Monument —————— (Addition to NRHP Effort)
65 == D-Day [06] ———– (Dutch Minister Pays Tribute at Arlington)
67 == WWII PreWar Event ———— (Hitler / Mussolini Meeting 1934)
67 == Military History —————————– (Revolt of the Admirals)
68 == Military Trivia —————————— (Operation Little Vittles)
69 == Military History Anniversaries ——————- (16 May – 15 Jun)
69 == Arlington National Cemetery [48] —————————- (Origin)
71 == Spanish American War Image 44 —— (Troops en route to Cuba)
71 == Faces of WAR (WWII) ———————– (Eddie Rickenbacker)
HEALTH CARE
72 == MERS-CoV —————- (GEIS Detects Earliest-Known Cases)
73 == Medical Marijuana —– (Health Insurers Won’t Be Paying For It)
74 == Traumatic Brain Injury [36] ——————– (SMART Program)
75 == Insomnia ———————————- (Having trouble sleeping?)
76 == Ankle Sprains ——————————– (Cause and Treatment)
78 == VA Medical Records [01] —– (Backlogged Consults Cancelled)
80 == TMOP [17] —————————- (TFL Pilot Program Options)
FINANCES
81 == Price Coding ——————— (How to Determine if it is a Deal)
81 == Homeownership [01] ——– (Tax Liens | Do You Owe Interest?)
82 == Saving Money ——————- (Plumbers 2 | Tricks of the Trade)
84 == Craigslist Job Scam ———————————– (How It works)
85 == Lottery Scam w/CPB ——————————— (How It works)
86 == Tax Burden for Louisiana Retirees ————– (As of May 2014)
87 == Thrift Savings Plan 2014 —– (Share Prices + YTD Gain or Loss)
GENERAL INTEREST
88 == Notes of Interest ——————————- (1 thru 14 May 2014)
88 == WWII Vet Incarcerated ——- (Decorated Vet Age 90 Gets 3-yrs)
89 == Mothers Day 2014 Index — (Equivalent Pay for What She Does)
90 == Landline Phone Service ——————- (Reasons Not to Cancel)
91 == Forced Arbitration ——————– (Cable Company Contracts)
92 == Have You Heard? ————————————- (The Bagpiper)
93 == Photos That Say it All ——————————- (Memorial Day)
94 == They Grew Up to Be ———————- (Arnold Schwarzenegger)
94 == Interesting Inventions ———————— (Hidden Power Outlet)
95 == World Peace Day ————————————— (21 SEP 2014)