RAO Bulletin Update 15 May 2020

This bulletin contains the following articles:
DoD
04 == DOD Watch —- (Being Maintained Despite Pandemic)
05 == Coronavirus Disinformation —- (China’s Exploitation of the Pandemic)
06 == PCS Moves [10] —- (30,000 Military Families to Move during Stop-Movement Order)
06 == DOD Immigrant Soldier Citizenship —- (Lawsuit | Promise Broken by U.S).
07 == Military Medicine [02] —- (Congress Must Stop the Attempt to Dismantle)
09 == Marine Corps Readiness [04] —- (Forming a First-of-its-Kind Regiment in Hawaii)
10 == MilSpouse Money Mission —- (New DoD Website for Military Spouses)
11 == POW/MIA Recoveries & Burials —- (Reported 01 thru 15 May 2020 | Ten)
VA
13 == Memorial Day [01] —- (VA National Cemeteries to Commemorate 22 MAY)
14 == VA Operations —- (3-Part Plan to Resume Full Services)
15 == VA Coronavirus Preparations [05] —- (Rising Capacity, Supplies, & Staffing 8 weeks In)
15 == VA COVID-19 National Summary [01] —- (Reporting Summary Tool Enhanced)
16 == VA COVID-19 National Summary [02] —- (More Than 5,000 Veterans Are in Recovery)
17 == VA Referrals —- (Agency Probe Requested on COVID-19 Handling)
18 == Homeless Vets [100] —- (CARES Act Funding Expands VA Support Services)
19 == Homeless Vets [101] —- (COVID-19 Aid Bill Create Tent Cities in VA Parking Lots)
20 == VA Mobile Apps [02] —- (COVID-19 Coach Available for Download)
21 == VA Veteran Homes [01] —- (Senate Probe Sought After COVID-19 Deaths)
22 == Burn Pit Toxic Exposure [76] —- (Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry Update)
23 == VA COVID-19 Deaths [01] —- (African American & Hispanic Warning)
24 == Agent Orange Exposure Locations [03] —- (White Paper Identifies Guam 13 Year Exposure Period)
25 == VA Cemeteries [22] —- (Gravestones Bearing Nazi Swastikas Removal Request Rejected)
25 == VA Fraud, Waste & Abuse —- (Reported 01 thru 15 MAY 2020)
VETS
26 == Airborne Hazard & Burn Pit Registry —- (Steps for Completing)
28 == Vet Jobs [263] —- (Remote Work Opportunities for Vets & Spouses)
30 == Vet Jobs [264] —- (Part-Time Work from Home)
31 == Vet Jobs [265] —- (PAVE | Employment Services for Vets, Caregivers & Military Spouses)
32 == Homeless Vets [99] —- (Sleeper Effect Delay)
33 == Alaska Native Vietnam Vets —- (Free Land Eligibility | Act Now)
33 == Vet Unemployment [21] —- (Up to Nearly 12% amid Coronavirus Crisis)
34 == WWII Vets 226 —- (Frederick Kroesen | 3 War Veteran Passes)
34 == WWII Vets 227 —- (Alexander Ewanchuk | Lifetime of Naval Service)
36 == Afghan Vets 10 —- (Robert J. Reeves | Over 12 Deployments)
37 == Military Retirees & Veterans Events Schedule —- (As of 15 MAY 2020)
37 == Vet Hiring Fairs —- (Scheduled as of 15 MAY 2020)
38 == State Veteran’s Benefits —- (Arizona 2020)
VET LEGISLATION
39 == Tricare Pharmacy Copay [20] —- (H.R.6573 | Help Our Heroes Access Medicine Act of 2020)
40 == Agent Orange Eligibility [01] —- (S.1381 | VA Treat Thailand & Vietnam Exposure the Same)
40 == Servicemembers Lease Protections —- (S.3637/H.R.6767 | Stop Movement Orders Exemption)
41 == VA Health Care Eligibility [02] —- (H.0000 | Heroes Act)
MILITARY
42 == CNO —- (Message To The Fleet | 6 May 2020)
43 == South China Sea Ops —- (Navy Ships Enter to Counter Beijing ‘Bullying’)
44 == Military Hazardous Duty Pay —- (Approval Sought for Coronavirus Response Troops)
45 == USS Kidd (DDG-100) —- (COVID-19 Lessons from USS Roosevelt Outbreak Helped)
46 == Military Recruiting [14] —- (Interim Coronavirus Survivor Eligibility Policy)
47 == Military Recruiting [15] —- (Wash-Out Screening)
48 == Navy Terminology, Jargon & Slang —- (‘Idler’ thru ‘Iron Lung)
MILITARY HISTORY
49 == USS Nevada (BB-36) [01] —- (Sunken Hulk Found)
51 == Military History Anniversaries —- (16 thru 31 MAY)
51 == Medal of Honor Citations —- (Frank Gaffney | WWI)
52 == WWII Nazi Germany Battleship Fleet —- (Why Hitler Never Built One)
HEALTH CARE
52 == MHS Nurse Advise Line [01] —- (Proves Invaluable During COVID-19 Pandemic)
54 == Vaccines [02] —- (Scientists Must Understand COVID-19 Building Blocks to Find a Vaccine)
55 == Health Mistakes —- (7 Deadly Ones after Age 50)
57 == TRICARE Prescription Limits —- (Imposed on Some COVID-19 Treatment Drugs)
58 == TRICARE Telehealth Coverage —- (Effective Now Through the Pandemic)
59 == TRICARE Mammograms —- (3D Breast Cancer Screenings Available 29 MAY)
59 == Health Care Jobs —- (1.4 Million Lost in April)
60 == Prescription Drug Costs [53] —- (Pharmaceutical Sector Has Annually Raised Drug Prices)
61 == Prescription Drug Costs [54] —- (Congressional Drug Pricing Efforts on Post-Crisis Agenda)
62 == HIV/AIDS [06] —- (Medicare Patient Drug Price Impact)
63 == Appliances [04] —- (Respiratory & Cardiovascular Disease Risk w/ Gas Powered)
63 == Coronavirus [32] —- (CAMIC Use could Reduce PPE Shortages)
65 == Coronavirus [33] —- (Face Shields May Provide Better Option)
66 == Coronavirus [34] —- (Symptoms & Steps to Help Ensure Full Recovery)
67 == Coronavirus [35] —- (Army Answers Pet Owner FAQs)
68 == Coronavirus [36] —- (Financial Impact on Health Insurance Companies)
69 == Coronavirus [37] —- (Air Force Patient Transport Solution)
FINANCES
70 == Retirement Savings —- (How Much They Have Dropped Since COVID-19)
71 == Social Security Q&A —- (200501 thru 200515)
72 == SSA COLA [07] —- (Buying Power Not Keeping Up Increases)
73 == Coupons —- (7 Ways to Waste Your Money and Time)
74 == Inheritance Tax [01] —- (Liability on Inherited Items You Sell)
75 == Coronavirus Financial Planning [08] —- (The Government is Helping You in 12 Ways)
76 == Catfishing Scam —- (Uses Servicemembers Identity Online to Swindle Money out of People)
78 == Blessing Loom Scam —- (This “Easy Investment” is Really a Pyramid Scheme)
78 == Tax Burden for California Retired Vets —- (As of May 2020)
GENERAL INTEREST
81 == Notes of Interest —- (01 thru 15 May 2020)
83 == China’s Submarine Program [01] —- (Vessels Protected by Underground Tunnels)
84 == NATO [01] —- (Germany Ruling Coalition Want U.S. Nukes Removed)
85 == Iran Military [02] —- (Another Missile Accident)
86 == Vaping [01] —- Higher Tax Proposals
87 == Generic Drug Pricing [07] —- (Apotex Admits to Fixing Price of Widely Used Cholesterol Medication)
88 == Pandemic Fraud —- (COVID-19 Virus Unleashes Wave of Fraud)
90 == Stockpiling —- (Food & Water Tips)
91 == Energy Bills [01] —- (More Mistakes That Send Energy Bills Soaring)
93 == State Income Tax [01] —- (Revenue Source Reliance)
94 == Have You Heard? —- (Husbands & Wives (3))

Note:
1. The page number on which an article can be found is provided to the left of each article’s title
2. Numbers contained within brackets [ ] indicate the number of articles written on the subject. To obtain previous articles send a request to [email protected].

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