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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 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) […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 December 2007

This bulletin update contains the following articles: CA Vet Homeowner (Foreclosure Problem) VA Retro Pay Project [10] (Deadline Missed) Wreaths Across America (National Campaign) VA Data Breaches [39] (Indianapolis Med Ctr) VA Data Breaches [40] (VA Auditor Theft) VA Data Breaches [41] (Lawsuit Mediation) Legislation of Interest [08] (COLA/ Suicide Measures) Legislation of Interest [09] […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 November 2007

This bulletin update contains the following articles: Tricare Shingles Vaccine (Age 60 and Older) VA Homeless Vets [07] (Setting the Record Straight) VA Disability/Comp System (System Improvements) WRAMC [12] (Xmas Greetings to Wounded) Bone Marrow Donor Registration (Enrollees Sought) CA & Federal Death Benefits (Service Connected) CA & Federal Death Benefits (Nonservice Connected) SSN Protection […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 November 2007

This bulletin update contains the following articles: Medicare Part D [17] (New Legislation) VA Budget 2008 [09] (New Approach) VA Diverting Patients (Nationwide Problem) VA Guardian (Policy) VA Tidbits (Did you know?) Biotape Refunds ($2.5 Million Available) VA Flag-folding Recitation Ban (AL will Ignore) VA Flag-folding Recitation Ban [01] (Ban Clarified) Agent Orange Lawsuits [10] […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 October 2007

This bulletin update contains the following articles: VA Physician Quals (Hiring system validity questioned) Marine Reserve Bonus (Expanded) Overseas Holiday Mailing 2007 (mailing dates) VA Obesity Initiative [02] (Epidemic of diabetes) VA Flu Shots (2007/08 Season) VA Health Care Funding [11] (IL referendum) West Virginia Vet Cemetery (Funded by Lottery) VA Polytrauma Rehab Centers (Not […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 October 2007

This bulletin update contains the following articles: VA Secretary [02] (Mansfield Takes Over) NDAA 2008 [08] (Senate Action) Defense Health Agency (Proposed New Agency) Virginia Vet Homes (2nd Home Opens) VA Budget 2008 [07] (Another Senate Delay) Tricare Employer Health Plans ( 1 JAN Stop Date) POW VA Benefits [04] (25,000 Vets Eligible) VA Home […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 September 2007

This bulletin update contains the following articles: VA Retro Pay Project [07] (75% Processed) NDAA 2008 [08] (Unresolved Issues) SSA Congressional Coverage (Who Contributes?) Military Travel Discounts & Offers (Vacation Ideas) Agent Orange Dig in Alaska (Buried 40 Years) Complementary & Alternative Medicine (FDA Limits) Alzheimer’s [03] (Heart Impact on Brain) Army Retired Soldiers Pin […]