RAO Bulletin Update 01 August 2009

This bulletin contains the following articles: == NDAA 2010 —————————– (S.1390 & H.R.2647) == VA Medicare Subvention [02] ——————– (H.R.3365) == SSA Compassionate Allowances Prog [02] —— (Hearings) == Mobilized Reserve 28 JUL 09 ———— (Decrease of 851) == Camp Lejeune Toxic Exposure [07] —————– (S.1518) == Space “A” Info [02] ——————— (New AMC Website) […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 July 2009

This bulletin contains the following articles: == VA Parkinson’s Disease Program [02] —— (HBO Therapy) == Veterans’ Court [01] ———————- (California Debate) == VA Claims Backlog [29] ———— (Confluence of Factors) == PTSD [27] ————————————– (Dementia Risk) == Dementia ———————————————- (What it is) == VA Handbook 2009] ————————— (Latest Edition) == GI Bill [52] ———————————— […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 July 2009

This bulletin contains the following articles: == VA Hospitals [03] ———————————- (Under Fire) == Health Care Reform [01] ———- (House Discussion Draft) == ECS 2009 [12] ———————————— (VA $250 Pmt) == Prostate Cancer [10] ——————- (Misleading Bayer Ads) == Chapter 61 Disability Pay [04] ———- (Half Step Forward) == VA Women Vet Programs [04] ——– […]

Understanding the Agent Orange Impact 40 Years Later

Understanding the Impact 40 Years Later U.S. Vietnam Veterans and Agent Orange: National Organization on Disability With funding from the Ford Foundation Special Initiative on Agent Orange/Dioxin June 1, 2009 Foreword The following paper was commissioned by the Ford Foundation Special Initiative on Agent Orange/Dioxin and written by the National Organization on Disability (NOD). The […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 June 2009

This bulletin contains the following articles: == NDAA 2010 ————————————- (Process Begins) == Retiree Telephone News Line —————– (Now available) == Reserve Retirement Age [17] ————- (H.R.208 Bad news) == Mobilized Reserve 9 JUN 09 ——————– (775 Increase) == Retiree Annual COLAs [02] ———— (COLA Calculations) == Retiree Appreciation Days 04] —————- (2009 Schedule) == […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 June 2009

This bulletin contains the following articles: == Flag Day ————————————————- (Overview) == Aetna Data Breach ——————————– (65,000 at Risk) == VA Retro Pay Project [16] ———————- (39,000 Missed) == VA Blue Water Claims [05] ———– (Pierside Now Eligible) == Vet Support from States [02] ————————- (Declining) == Mobilized Reserve 26 MAY 09 ——————- (631 Increase) […]