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RAO Bulletin Update 15 May 2009

This bulletin contains the following articles: == Memorial Day Remembrance [01] ————————- (2009) == VA Health Care Funding [20] ——————— (Uphill Battle) == Mobilized Reserve 12 MAY 09 —————– (6,727 Increase) == Long Term Care FLTCIP [04] ————– (Premium Increase) == Allergy Relief ——————————————– (Overview) == Military Stolen Valor [11] —————- (Cal Expo Policeman) == […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 May 2009

This bulletin contains the following articles: == American Amicable Refunds [01] — ($2.3 Million Unclaimed) == Burn Pit Toxic Emissions [07] —————– (Lawsuits Filed) == Mobilized Reserve 21 APR 09 —————— (6,174 Increase) == PTSD [26] ————————————————- (H.R.952) == Obama VA Officials [03] ————– (Duckworth Confirmed) == Swine Flu ———————————————— (Overview) == FTC Kellogg Complaint […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 April 2009

This bulletin contains the following articles: == Retiree Mobilization [05] ——————- (Push-Pull Exercise) == POW Designation ——————- (Numbers Raise Questions) == POW Designation [01] ————————– (Incentive to Lie) == VA Headstones & Markers [03] —— (Honorable Destruction) == Debt Statute of Limitations ———————————- (Suits) == VA Health Care Funding [19] ——- (Obama Wants Approval) == […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 April 2009

This bulletin contains the following articles: == USFSPA & Divorce [05] ——————- (Oklahoma H.1053) == Tax Burden for Alabama Retirees ——————– (Overview) == Atomic Vets [03] —————————– (Benefit Awareness) == VA Data Breaches [43] ————— (Claim Forms Available) == Medal of Honor [02] ————— (Declining Award Numbers) == Vet Insurance [01] —————————– (S.728 Provisions) == […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 March 2009

This bulletin contains the following articles: == VA Secretary [13] ————————— (Open ltr to Vets) == ECS 2009 [06] ————————————– (Eligibility) == SSA Trust Fund [01] ——————— (Time Running Out) == SSA COLA 2010 —————————- (None Predicted) == Medicare Private Health Plans ———- (Higher Standards) == Mobilized Reserve 10 MAR 09] ————- (751 Decrease) == […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 March 2009

This bulletin contains the following articles: == Mobilized Reserve 24 FEB 09 ————— (2867 Increase) == VA Budget 2010 ———————– (Proposed by Obama) == VA Medical Foster Home —— (Expanding Elder Program) == HASC [03] ————————– (New Vet on Committee) == Tricare Tax Free Premiums [03] ——– (Bill Reintroduced) == Blood Donation & vCJD —————– […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 February 2009

This bulletin contains the following articles: == ECS 2009 [01] —————– (Approved by Conferees) == Mobilized Reserve 10 FEB 09 ————— (1943 Decrease) == VA COLA 2010 ——————— (Legislation Introduced) == VA Health Care Funding [18] —– (Legislation Introduced) == VA Emergency Care [03] ————— (Vet Gap Coverage) == Vet Cemetery Alaska —————————— (Fairbanks) == […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 February 2009

This bulletin contains the following articles: == AF Recall Program —————— (Retired Rated Officers) == Legislation of Interest [11] ———————- (4 New Bills) == Medicare Part D [33] ————— (Alternative Legislation) == VA Vocational Rehabilitation [01] — (Counselor Shortage) == Alaska Territorial Guard ——- (Retirement Pay Reduction) == Filipino Vet Inequities [12] ———— (ECS 2009 […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 January 2009

This bulletin contains the following articles: == VA Parkinson’s Program [01] ———- (Study Offers Hope) == Colds ————————————– (Sleep Impact) == VA Appeals [05] —– (Vet Consortium Pro Bono Program) == Tricare Dental Program [01] —- (Eligibility & Enrollment) == Tricare Dental Program [02] ————– (Benefits & Costs) == COBRA ——————— (Unemployed Health Insurance) == […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 January 2009

This bulletin contains the following articles: == Tricare Self Assessment ————————— (C+ or B-) == Vet Home – CA ———– (Yountville Renovations Frozen) == Veteran’s Federal Employment [05] —————— (DVA) == Veterans’ Preference [05] ———– (Vet’s Rights Violated) == Benefits Upgrades 2008 ——————– (Much left to do) == VA Mileage Reimbursement [07] —— (Deductable Dec) […]