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RAO Bulletin Update 01 December 2016

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == Trump’s Military —————————————- (What to Expect) 06 == Military Recruiting [06] —————— (Standards May Be Relaxed) 07 == Toxic Exposure | Colorado Springs Area [02] ————— (False Alarm) 07 == BRAC [52] ——————————- (Non-BRAC Closure Alternatives) 08 == Toxic Exposure | Colorado Springs Area [02] ————— […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 November 2016

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == Trump’s Military —————————————- (What to Expect) 06 == Military Recruiting [06] —————— (Standards May Be Relaxed) 07 == Toxic Exposure | Colorado Springs Area [02] ————— (False Alarm) 07 == BRAC [52] ——————————- (Non-BRAC Closure Alternatives) 08 == Toxic Exposure | Colorado Springs Area [02] ————— […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 November 2016

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == DoD Civilian Work Force [01] — (Reduction Cost Savings Unknown) 05 == DoD Fraud, Waste & Abuse ——— (Reported 16 thru 31 OCT 2016) 06 == Arlington National Cemetery [65] ——————— (Pet/Bicycle Ban) 06 == Toxic Exposure | Colorado Springs [01] – (Perfluorinated Compounds) 08 == […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 October 2016

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 05 == DoD Suicide Policy [12] ——- (Mourning the Loss of a Loved One) 06 == DoD Afghan ‘Ghost Soldiers’ ———- (Unease Over Numbers Paid) 06 == NDAA 2017 [20] — (McCain Opposes Vet Hiring Preference Limit) 07 == POW/MIA [76] —————– (KIA Remains Returned After 10 Years) […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 October 2016

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == DoD 2017 Budget [02] ——————— (Caps Long-Term Impact) 05 == DoD Nuclear Mission – (Highest Priority | Bedrock of Our Security) 07 == NDAA 2017 [18] — (Roadblock Pushes Bill to Lame Duck Session) 08 == NDAA 2017 [19] ——————————— (Sage Grouse Impasse) 10 == DoD […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 September 2016

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == Exchange Online Shopping [07] —- (Late 2017 Recommendation) 06 == Selective Service System [21] —- (Women Registration in NDAA) 06 == DoD Tobacco Policy [01] ———————— (Care Package Ban) 07 == DoD Voting Assistance – (18% Fewer Website Users Than in 2012) 08 == Arlington National […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 September 2016

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 04 == Toxic Exposure | Colorado Springs Area ——— (Drinking Water) 05 == DoD Recruitment Concerns ——————- (Influencing Factors) 07 == Commissary Prices [06] —–(New Savings Calculation Approach) 08 == TRICARE Prime [37] —————- (Military Hospital/Clinic Use) 08 == Pentagon Wish List [01] ——————- (Security Enhancement) 09 == […]

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 […]