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RAO Bulletin Update 15 August 2016

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == DoD Mental Health Programs [04] ——– (New Final Rule Issued) 05 == Rising Sea Levels —————— (Military Base Impact | Virginia) 06 == IRR AAFES Use ——————– (Policy & ID Card Procurement) 06 == BRAC [51] ——— (Outgoing SECNAV | Another Round Needed) 07 == DoD […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 August 2016

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == Commissary Privatization [03] —————– (AAFES Has A Plan) 06 == DoD/VA Seamless Transition [35] — (VA Official Says Won’t Work) 07 == DoD Headset Project ————- (Improve Brain’s Learning Skills) 08 == PTSD [214] ——————- (Do PTSD Vets Deserve a Purple Heart?) 10 == TRICARE Regions […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 July 2016

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == Transgender Troops ——— (Gender Change Policy | The New Rules) 06 == DoD/VA Seamless Transition [34] ——————- (Still Years Away) 07 == Arlington National Cemetery [60] – (Future Eligibility Requirements) 07 == Selective Service System [20] —– (Amendment to Bar Female Draft) 08 == TRICARE MTF […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 July 2016

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == DoD Whistleblowers ——————— (Retaliation is Alive and Well) 06 == TRICARE Dental Program [12] ———————— (New Contractor) 06 == DoD IT [01] ———————- (Hack The Pentagon Program Results) 06 == Commissary Generics Use — (Private Label Program to Begin 1 OCT) 07 == Exchange Online Shopping […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 June 2016

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == Exchange Online Shopping [05] ————————– (Still in Limbo) 06 == Commissary Funding [28] ———— (Budget Neutrality Not Realistic) 07 == DOD Tuition Assistance [04] — (TA & GI Bill Most Popular Schools) 07 == GI Bill [206] ————— (Ashford University’s Pending Disapproval) 08 == POW/MIA Recoveries […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 June 2016

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == Memorial Day 2016 ——- (Remember and Celebrate Decoration Day) 07 == DARPA [02] ————————————— (Demo Day May 2016) 08 == NDAA 2017 [05] ——————– (SASC Releases $602M Draft Bill) 10 == NDAA 2017 [06] ———- (House Removes Woman Draft Provisions) 11 == NDAA 2017 [07] —— […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 May 2016

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == SBP Changes after Retirement [03] —- (Open Season Ends Nov 2016) 05 == NDAA 2017 [01] ————- (HASC Markup | Significant Provisions) 06 == NDAA 2017 [04] ——————— (CBO Cost Estimate on H.R.4909) 06 == Navy Shipbuilding Plan [01] —————– (30 Year Plan | 292 Ships) […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 May 2016

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == Stars and Stripes [01] ————– (May Be Silenced by Funding Cuts) 05 == DoD Religious Expression [04] ———- (U.S. Court of Appeals Case) 07 == Commissary Prices [04] ——- (Draft Bill Eliminates At-Cost Pricing) 08 == Selective Service System [17] — (May be Headed for the […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 April 2016

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == NDAA for 2017 ————————————————— (Timeline) 05 == DoD Disability Retirement [04] — (Severance Pay Wrongfully Taxed) 06 == Navy Shipbuilding Plan ————————- (Five Year | $81 Billion) 07 == POW/MIA [70] —————————– (Status as of March 26, 2016) 09 == POW/MIA [71] ———————– (Bone Fragments Returned […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 April 2016

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == Commissary Prices [03] ——– (Budget-Neutrality | Variable Pricing) 05 == UCMJ ——————————- (Proposed Changes | 1st in 30 Years) 07 == Pentagon Personnel Policy —— (9 Chiefs in 7 Years Hurting Reform) 08 == Pentagon Personnel Policy [01] ———– (Reforms Will Go Forward) 10 == Philippine […]