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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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RAO Bulletin Update 01 May 2008

This bulletin update contains the following articles: Gasoline Savings [01] (Slow Down) Americans at War (Online) Dates to Remember (Mark Your Calendar) Tricare User Fee [26] (Conditions for Support) VA Claim Delay [02] (VDBCMA H.R.5892) DeCA Dietician Service (Online) VA Retro Pay Project [11] (End in Sight) Filipino Vet Inequities [09] (S.1315 Passes Senate) GI […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 April 2008

This bulletin update contains the following articles: GI Bill [19] (H.R.5684 & H.R.5740) Tricare Supplemental Ins [03] (New Law Clarification) FVE Scholarships (Fall 08 Applications) Reserve Retirement Age [13] (Pay Formula Expansion Bill) Depleted Uranium [05] (Advocates Protest NY Inaction) Tricare Provider Availability [01] (2007 Survey Results) VA Hiring [02] (Obstacles) VA Hiring [03] (New […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 April 2008

This bulletin update contains the following articles: PA Vet Cemetery [02] (WA Crossing VA Nat Cemetery) VA Compensation Garnishment (Alimony/Child support) Military Award/Service Misrepresentation (3 Arrests) Vietnam Memorial Wall [01] (Interactive Wall) Bump Keys (Home Security Compromised) DOD Disability Eval System [10] (VASRD Compliance) Mobilized Reserve 12 MAR 08 (2312 Increase) SBP SSA Offset [10] […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 March 2008

This bulletin update contains the following articles: VA Disability Compensation [01] (Heads Up!) VA Disability Compensation [02] (S2674/HR5509 Impact) Anesthesia Awareness (Waking Up in Surgery) VA Benefits Guide (2008 Issue) Mobilized Reserve 12 MAR 08 (Net Increase 74) VA Travel Nurse Program (Three year Pilot) VA Rating Schedules [03] (Right to Challenge) Prosthetic Limb Development […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 March 2008

This bulletin update contains the following articles: GI Bill [18] (Amended Bill) Tricare User Fee [22] (Pharmacy Copays) Tricare User Fee [23] (SASC Rejects Increase) Tennessee Vet Home [01] (DOJ Findings) Iowa Veterans Home [02] (Expansion Programmed) VA Rating Schedules [02] (HVAS Conclusions) Mobilized Reserve 27 FEB 08 (Net Increase 786) California Taxes (Summary) Filipino […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 February 2008

This bulletin update contains the following articles: Economic Stimulus Package (Impact on Vets) Economic Stimulus Package [01] (File Early) Economic Stimulus Package [02] (Vet Eligibility) Senior Citizen Benefit Cost (Up 24%) Postal Rates (APO/FPO Discount) Wyoming Veterans Home (Overview) Iowa Veterans Trust Fund (Law to Expand Use) Retiree Appreciation Days (2008) U.S. Savings Bonds [03] […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 February 2008

This bulletin update contains the following articles: NDAA 2008 [14] (President Signs) Proposals to Aid Vets (Democrats Take Issue) VDBC [24] (Disability Benefits Contract) VA Claim Backlog [14] (29 JAN HVAC Summary) VA Mileage Reimbursement [03] (28.5 cents/mile) Vet Benefit Expiration Dates (MGIB/VEAP/Rehab/SGLI) SBP Lawsuit (Full DIC) VA Voluntary Service (VAVS)] (How to Participate) NDAA […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 January 2008

This bulletin update contains the following articles: NDAA 2008 [13] (Pocket Veto) Tricare EOBs [02] (TFL Digital Conversion) SS Retirement Age [01] (Delay Decision) VA Eye Care (Criteria) Medicare Eye Care (Coverage) VA Vet Centers [03] (Wisconsin) Alabama Veterans Homes [01] (New Home Opens 2011) USERRA [05] (Sole Jurisdiction of DOL) VA Lawsuit (Lack of […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 January 2008

This bulletin update contains the following articles: NDAA 2008 [12] (Bush Vetoes) VA COLA 2008 (Summary of Increase) Identity Theft [09] (Take Precautions) QVMB Program (Vet Mortgage Source) Aid & Attendance [02] (Criteria) SSA Disability Claim (568,000 Claims Pending) RP DEERS Registration [03] (Procedures/Hours) Military Tax Relief (Quibbling Delays H.R.3997) Medicare Reimbursement Rates [08] (Short […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 December 2007

This bulletin update contains the following articles: Military Health Care TF [07] (Report Finished) Traumatic Amputees (Nam Vet Rehab Research) DFAS 1099-R for 2007 (Availability Dates) Veteran Charities [03] (Congressional Hearings) Veteran Charities [04] (AIP Report Card) DoD/USPS Military Mail Policy (Generic Addressees) Alabama Veterans Homes (4th Home Planned) Utah Veterans Homes (2nd Home Proposed) […]