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RAO Bulletin Update 15 May 2017

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == DFAS Address Change ————- (Shift From Kentucky to Indiana) 05 == DFAS myPay System [18] ———- (Beware Bogus email Messages) 05 == USFSPA & DFAS ———————— (Notice Of Statutory Change) 06 == DoD Pro Sports Policy ———————- (Revised | No Deferments) 07 == DoD Procurement – […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 May 2017

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == Pentagon Accounting [01] —- (How Many People Are On Payroll?) 05 == Selective Service System [24] ——————– (Women Draft Issue) 06 == Government Shutdown [21] —————— (Impact on Troops/Vets) 07 == PRK Nuclear Weapons [08] —– (U.S. Range Missile Trump Policy) 08 == DoD Appropriations Act […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 April 2017

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == SECNAV Retiree Council [06] ———— (Response to 2015 Report) 05 == Navy Retiree Seminar/Appreciation Days ———— (2017 Schedule) 06 == DoD Appropriations Act [02] — (Congress’ Professional Malpractice) 08 == Commissary Elimination [05 ] —————- ( Are They in Jeopardy) 09 == Commissary Funding [29] ———————- […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 April 2017

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == Navy LCS Program [ 01] ——————————– (Cost Overruns) 06 == DoD/VA Collaboration [02] —– (PTSD Symptom Trajectory Study) 07 == Nuclear Weapons [01] ——— (U.S. General Recommends Upgrade) 08 == USFSPA & Divorce [29] —— Dividing Retired Pay SCOTUS Case) 09 == BRAC [56] — (Trump […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 March 2017

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == Military Exchange Closures —————— (Hiring Freeze Impact) 06 == Commissary Employees [01] ——————- (Hiring Freeze Impact) 07 == SBP Legislation [01] ————————- (Budget Planners Impact) 08 == DoD Relocation Policy ———– ( Flexibility for Families Concerns) 09 == DoD Drug Testing ————————- (Expanding for Applicants) 10 […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 March 2017

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == Military Readiness —————————————- (No Quick Fix) 05 == SECNAV ————————– (Nominee Philip Bilden Withdraws) 05== DoD Nuclear Mission [01] ———— (10 Year Modernization Cost) 06 == National Guard Mobilization – (Immigrant Roundup Plan Denied) 07 == China on U.S. Military [01] – (South China Sea Sub […]

RAO Bulletin Update 14 February 2017

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == Commissary Prices [08] ————– (Savings Less Than Thought) 05 == Commissary Private Label Products [01] ——— (Brands Named) 06 == BRAC [54] ——————————– (Too Many Bases | Opinion) 07 == BRAC [55] — (USA/USAF Vice Chiefs Support Another Round) 08== Secret Overseas Prison Plan — (Bush […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 February 2017

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == Trump 350 Ship Fleet ———- (Where Will the Money Come From) 05 == DoD 2018 Budget [01] ——– (McCain’s Plan for Military Buildup) 07 == Army Wish List —————— (2017-2018 Lists Sent to Congress) 09 == DoD Mariana Islands Lawsuit ——————— (Dismissal Sought) 10 == China […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 January 2017

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == Concurrent Receipt Status [03] ——— (Petition Signatures Needed) 05 == Concurrent Receipt Status [04] —— (Wrong Ways To Save Money) 06 == Fleet Expansion ——————– (Biggest Since Cold War Planned) 07 == Identity Theft [15] — (Pentagon Subcontractor Leaks 11GB of Data) 07 == Sequestration [49] […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 January 2017

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == DoD Military & Discharge Records ————– (Vet Review Policy) 05 == DFAS 1099-R [08] ———————– (Tax Year 2016 Availability) 06 == Concurrent Receipt Status [02] ——— (CBO Proposes Elimination) 07 == Military Benefit Proposals [03] — (What Will Congress/Trump Do?) 07 == National Resource Directory [01] […]