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RAO Bulletin Update 15 August 2009

This bulletin contains the following articles: ==VA Vet Centers [06] —————————– (28 New Centers) == Alaska Vet Tuition: ——————— (Allowed Resident Rate) == VA Retro Pay Project [17] ————- (Name Change to CCP) == DFAS R&A Program: ———————– (Transition to DoD) == SBP Paid Up Provision[09]  ———– (Dispute Period Closed) == Reserve Travel Pay ———————— […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 August 2009

This bulletin contains the following articles: == NDAA 2010 —————————– (S.1390 & H.R.2647) == VA Medicare Subvention [02] ——————– (H.R.3365) == SSA Compassionate Allowances Prog [02] —— (Hearings) == Mobilized Reserve 28 JUL 09 ———— (Decrease of 851) == Camp Lejeune Toxic Exposure [07] —————– (S.1518) == Space “A” Info [02] ——————— (New AMC Website) […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 July 2009

This bulletin contains the following articles: == VA Parkinson’s Disease Program [02] —— (HBO Therapy) == Veterans’ Court [01] ———————- (California Debate) == VA Claims Backlog [29] ———— (Confluence of Factors) == PTSD [27] ————————————– (Dementia Risk) == Dementia ———————————————- (What it is) == VA Handbook 2009] ————————— (Latest Edition) == GI Bill [52] ———————————— […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 July 2009

This bulletin contains the following articles: == VA Hospitals [03] ———————————- (Under Fire) == Health Care Reform [01] ———- (House Discussion Draft) == ECS 2009 [12] ———————————— (VA $250 Pmt) == Prostate Cancer [10] ——————- (Misleading Bayer Ads) == Chapter 61 Disability Pay [04] ———- (Half Step Forward) == VA Women Vet Programs [04] ——– […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 June 2009

This bulletin contains the following articles: == NDAA 2010 ————————————- (Process Begins) == Retiree Telephone News Line —————– (Now available) == Reserve Retirement Age [17] ————- (H.R.208 Bad news) == Mobilized Reserve 9 JUN 09 ——————– (775 Increase) == Retiree Annual COLAs [02] ———— (COLA Calculations) == Retiree Appreciation Days 04] —————- (2009 Schedule) == […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 June 2009

This bulletin contains the following articles: == Flag Day ————————————————- (Overview) == Aetna Data Breach ——————————– (65,000 at Risk) == VA Retro Pay Project [16] ———————- (39,000 Missed) == VA Blue Water Claims [05] ———– (Pierside Now Eligible) == Vet Support from States [02] ————————- (Declining) == Mobilized Reserve 26 MAY 09 ——————- (631 Increase) […]

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) == […]