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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 December 2008

This bulletin contains the following articles: == VA Disability Compensation [03] ——– (Widows Cheated) == Vet Legislative Advances ——————————— (2008) == Mobilized Reserve 10 DEC 08 ————— (3577 Increase) == NY Vet Property Tax Relief ————– (Tax Break Delays) == Tomb of the Unknowns [03] ———- (Army Declines Offer) == VA Appointments [04] ————————- (Flaws […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 December 2008

This bulletin contains the following articles: == Tricare One Year Limit [01] ——– (Overseas 2008 Waiver) == Certificate of Creditable Coverage [02] ———- (Eligibility) == Camp Lejeune Toxic Exposure [02] —- (Guests Health Risk) == CRDP/CRSC Option [02] —————- (2009 Open Season) == Mobilized Reserve 25 NOV 08 —————- (349 Increase) == VA Lawsuit (Randen […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 November 2008

This bulletin contains the following articles: == Vet Jobs [06] ———————————– (OPM Changes) == Tricare After Hours Care ————- (Emergency & Urgent) == RACHAP/RHAPP [01] ————— (Retiree Hearing Aids) == Tricare PI Fee Schedule ———————– (New 1 NOV 08) == Barcode Basics —————————– (Country of Origin) == Mobilized Reserve 11 NOV 08] ————— (192 Increase) […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 November 2008

This bulletin contains the following articles: == Military History Anniversaries ———————- (November) == Daylight Saving Time [01] ———————- (Why & When) == Votes Count ——————————- (Make Sure You Vote) == LTC Catch 22 —————————– (Middle Class Plight) == Mobilized Reserve 28 OCT 08 —————– (882 Decrease) == VA Nursing [01] ——————————- (In Short Supply) == […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 October 2008

This bulletin contains the following articles: == VA Presumptive POW Diseases [01] ———- (Updated List) == Veteran Legislation 2008 —– (S.3023 Omnibus Bill Passes) == Traumatic Brain Injury [04] —————- (Rating Changes) == COLA 2009 [04] —————————— (5.9% Projected) == Combat Vet Health Care [03] —— (Combat Vet Eligibility) == SBP Paid Up Provision [06] […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 September 2008

This bulletin contains the following articles: == Mobilized Reserve 10 SEP 08 ————— (7,744 Increase) == Credit Score [01] —————————— (Misunderstood) == VA Rural Access [06] ———————– (10 More Clinics) == VA COLA 2009 ——————————– (Clears House) == FDA Drug Safety Issues ——————– (List) == Tricare URFS ———————– (Overview) == Tricare URFS [01] ———————- (DEERS […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 September 2008

This bulletin contains the following articles: == Gift Policy for USA —————————— (New Website) == Party Platforms on Vet Issues ———————- (Democrats) == Macular Degeneration [01] ————————- (Prevention) == VA Fraud [12] ————————- (Bonner County ID) == Social Security Fund Depletion [06] —– (Okay for 75 years) == Fat Tax ———————————– (Alabama) == Contact Info […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 August 2008

This bulletin contains the following articles: == Mobilized Reserve 13 AUG 08 —————- (1,106 Decrease) == Will [02] ——————————— (What to Avoid) == Tricare Deductible [01] ———————— (New Rule for RC) == Medicare Part D [22] ————— (Dual Eligible’s Drug Cost) == Medicare Ambulance Coverage] —— (What is/is not covered) == Economic Stimulus Package [07] […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 August 2008

This bulletin contains the following articles: == Bereavement Check Cashing ————- (New Rules Requested) == VA Budget 2009 [04] ——————— (Bush Threatens Veto) == Sole Survivor [03] —————————- (House Passes Bill) == Mobilized Reserve 30 JUL 08 —————– (3,789 Decrease) == Tricare Uniform Formulary [25] —– (JUL Recommendations) == Senior Corps ———————- (Service Opportunities) == […]