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The Baguio Retiree Assistance Office (RAO) is an “answer place” for all Veterans and Expats in addition to providing FPO mail services; Forms; U.S. & RP Government Services; etc.

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Past Bulletins

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RAO Bulletin Update 15 January 2015

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == DoD European Force Consolidation —————– (Planned Changes) 06 == Gulf War Syndrome [32] —————- (DoD Detoxification Program) 06 == Arrears of Pay ——————————————— (What to Expect) 06 == MCRMC [06] ————- (Pentagon Bracing for Upcoming Proposals) 07 == QRMC [10] ——————————- (Obama Cancels 2016 Review) 08 […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 January 2015

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == MCRMC [05] ———- (Compensation Commission Readies Report) 05 == ID Card Obtainment in Philippines —————— (Request by Mail) 07 == War Costs since 911 ——————————— (Dollar and Human) 08 == Commissary User Savings [03] —————— (Orange Value Signs) 09 == Budget Deficit Reduction [01] – (Brainstorming […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 December 2014

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == BRAC [39] ———————— (NDAA Rejects 2017 Base Closures) 05 == DoD Sexual Abuse [16] ———————- (Military’s Rough Justice) 05 == DoD Sexual Abuse [17 ————- (Higher Than Previously Thought) 07 == Commissary News [10] ——– ($100 Million Funding Cut Next Year) 08 == SECDEF [09] ———————————— […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 December 2014

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == AFRH [06] —————————– (Gulfport MS & Washington DC) 06 == SECDEF [08] ————————– (Chuck Hagel is Stepping Down) 07 == DoD Fraud, Waste, & Abuse ———- (Reported 16 thru 30 Nov 2014) 08 == POW/MIA Recoveries —————— (Reported 141115 thru 141130) VA 11 == VA Burial […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 November 2014

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == Military Retirement System [17] ———- (End-of-Career Payout Plan) 05 == SASC ——————————– (Anticipated New Chairman Impact) 07 == Selective Service System [10] ———– (Women Draft Could be Next) 08 == DFAS 1099-R [04] ————————————- (2014 Availability) 09 == Retiree Newsletters —————– (DFAS Role in Newsletter Receipt) […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 November 2014

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == Exchange Online Shopping [03] – (Shopping for Vets Inches Forward) 05 == DoD & Congress ——————– (Sen. McCain Calls 2-Star an Idiot) 06 == DoD Fraud, Waste, & Abuse ———– (Reported 16 thru 31 Oct 2014) 07 == POW/MIA [40] —————- (POW/MIA Commemorative Chair Act) 09 […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 October 2014

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == DFAS Fraud ———— (Retiree Direct Deposit Phone Change Policy) 05 == Military Retirement System [16] —————– (Redux a Rotten Deal) 07 == DoD Pay and Benefits [03] — (Pentagon Trim Proposals to Continue) 07 == DoD Mobilized Reserve 30 SEP 2014 —————- (Decrease of 708) 08 […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 October 2014

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == DoD/VA Seamless Transition [25] ————— (Effort Progressing) 04 == Service Academies ——————————- (Nomination Process) 06 == POW/MIA [37] ——————— (Maj. Bobby Jones 42 Year MIA) 08 == POW/MIA Recoveries ————————— (140916 thru 140930) VA 10 == VA Appointments [11] ——– (New Scheduling System in 6-Years) 10 […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 September 2014

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == DoD Suicide Policy [06] ——————- (First Quarter 2014 Results) 05 == IDES [02] —————- (Advisory Panel Recommends Scrap System) 06 == Vietnam PTSD Discharges ———- (DoD Has Agreed to Reconsider) 07 == Pentagon 9-11 Flag ———————————- (The Story Behind it) 08 == DoD Fraud, Waste, & […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 September 2014

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == DoD Pay and Benefits [02] —— (New Electronic Notification Policy) 04 == DoD/VA Mental Health ———- (Obama Announces New Initiatives) 05 == Exchange Online Shopping [01] — (All Vet Use Proposal Roadblocks) 06 == DoD Ice Bucket Challenge Policy ———————- (Not in Uniform) 07 == DoD […]