RAO Bulletin Update 01 September 2020

This bulletin contains the following articles:
DoD
03 == Military Citizenship Opportunities [01] —- (Minimum Service Requirement Change Ruled Illegal)
05 == USSF [01] —- (Who Will Move to Space Force?)
06 == DARPA [08] —- (ACE | Pilot Loses to AI in AlphaDogfight Trials)
06 == Covid-19 National Guard Activations —- (Democrats Ask for More Consistent Orders & Funding)
07 == POW/MIA Recoveries & Burials —- (Reported 16 thru 31 AUG 2020 | Eight)
VA
09 == Suicide Postvention —- (Helping Survivors Work through Emotions)
11 == VA Pharmacy Mail-Order [02] —- (Vets Encouraged to Order Routine Prescriptions in Advance)
13 == TSGLI [08] —- (Proposed Rule Change Will Expand List of Covered Injuries)
14 == VA Presumptive AO Diseases [34] —- (Advocates Begin ‘Final Push’ to Get Benefits)
16 == VA Foot Care —- (A New Tool to Help Keep Vets Healthy)
17 == VA COVID-19 Cases [04] —- (Four Vets Back From the Brink)
20 == VA COVID-19 Cases [05] —- (August Deadliest Month for Virus Patients Since May)
20 == VA Accountability Office —- (Discipline Recommended for Seven Leaders Since 2018)
21 == VA Caregiver Program [68] —- (PCAFC Eligibility Expansion)
22 == VA COVID-19 Preparations [08] —- (Coronavirus ‘Boomerang’ in Fall Anticipated)
23 == VA Fraud, Waste & Abuse —- (Reported 16 thru 31 AUG 2020)
VETS
24 == Vet Homeless Recovery Programs [07] —- (GPD to Receive More than 425 Grants, $279 Million)
25 == WWII Vets 233 —- (Henry Erwin | MOH Smoke Bomb Survivor)
27 == Korean War Vet —- (Robert Simanek | MOH Grenade Survivor)
29 == Vietnam Vets [43] —- (Donald S. Adam | 100+ Combat Missions)
29 == Vet Gravesites [01] —- (500+ to Receive Headstones/Markers in Bakersfield CA)
30 == Military Retirees & Veterans Events Schedule —- (As of 31 AUG 2020)
30 == Vet Hiring Fairs —- (Scheduled as of 31 AUG 2020)
31 == Veteran State Benefits —- (Hawaii 2020)
VET LEGISLATION
32 == VA Claim DBQ’s [02] —- (S.0000/HR.6493| Veterans Benefits Fairness & Transparency Act)
33 == VA Records [05] —- (HR.7926 | Allow Electronic Request of Certain Records)
33 == Senate Vet Bill Progress —- (16 thru 31 AUG 2020)
34 == House Vet Bill Progress —- (16 thru 31 AUG 2020)
35 == Vet Bills Signed Into Law —- (16 thru 31 AUG 2020)
MILITARY
35 == Military Health Care [03] —- (Trump Rejects $2.2B Pentagon Cut Proposal)
36 == Military Fraud & Abuse [02] —- (Green Beret Faked Claims to get PTSD Disability)
37 == Valkyrie Blood Transfusion System —- (Gives Marines, Sailors Fighting Chance on the Battlefield)
39 == Military Health System [03] —- (Lawmakers Say Reforms Will ‘Stay the Course’)
40 == Air Force Pilot Shortage [05] —- (Weapons Programs Must Accommodate U.S. Recruitment Population)
42 == Air Force Flying Car —- (No Pilot’s License Required)
43 == Military Service Obligation —- (Army Pilot Increase to 10 Years)
44 == Military Drinking [03] —- (Alcohol-Related Hospital Care Study)
45 == Army Policy Changes —- (Focus on Extremist Activity & Gun Ownership)
46 == Military Myths & Legends [03] —- (The Truth about Protectors of This Nation)
47 == Navy Terminology, Jargon & Slang —- (‘NAAF’ thru ‘NFG’)
MILITARY HISTORY
48 == USS Bullard (SS-332) —- (Loss Overshadowed by Atomic Bomb)
50 == WWII Doolittle Raid [02] —- (Zhejiang-Jiangxi Reprisal Campaign)
51 == WWII Bombing of Berlin —- (Initiated in Summer of 1940)
52 == Buffalo Soldiers —- (America’s Frontier African American Troops)
53 == Military History Anniversaries —- (01 thru 15 SEP)
54 == WWII Bomber Nose Art [58] —- (Miss Laid)
54 == WWII Photos —- (Netherlands 30th Inf Div Patrol)
55 == Medal of Honor Citations —- (Charles G. Abrell | Korea)
HEALTH CARE
56 == Aspirin [02] —- (One a Day Might Do More Harm than Good for Some People)
57 == Meat Consumption —- (Ways to Cut Back)
59 == Prescription Drug Costs [63] —- (Pandemic Could Be the Last Straw for High Drug Costs)
60 == Prescription Drug Costs [64] —- (TSCL Survey | Restrict Increases to Inflation)
61 == Prescription Drug Costs [65] —- (Drugmaker’s Alternative to Trump’s Most Favored Nations Rule)
62 == Respiratory Illness —- (Thunderstorm Impact on Sufferers)
63 == Sprains & Strains —- (New Guidelines Urge OTC Painkillers, Not Opioids
64 == Coronavirus Vaccine [12] —- (Operation Warp Speed)
65 == Covid-19 Fake Cures [01] —- (Immune Shot)
66 == Covid-19 Treatment [03] —- (Hospital at Home Programs Expansion)
68 == Covid-19 Precautions [02] —- (Vitamin D Impact)
68 == Covid-19 Testing [04] —- (Nursing Home Rapid Test Use Roadblocks)
FINANCES
70 == Utility Company Scams [02] —- (Impersonation Con Tricks Subscribers)
71 == COVID-19 Scams [02] —- (Free COVID Relief Funds Could Be a Grant Scam)
72 == Identity Theft Scam —- (Protect Yourself from This Tricky One)
73 == Tax Burden for Hawaii Retired Vets —- (As of August 2020)
GENERAL INTEREST
76 == Notes of Interest —- (16 thru 31 August 2020)
77 == Postal Service [09] —- (Service Reductions Suspended Until After Elections)
78 == U.S. China Relations —- (Changed Amid Covid-19)
79 == Taiwan-China Dispute [08] —- (‘Polishing the Gun’ Raising Tensions)
80 == Narco Subs —- (Super-Size Discovery)
81 == Iran Tensions [13] —- (Iran Announces Locally Made Ballistic and Cruise Missiles)
82 == Border Wall Supporters [04] —- (We Build the Wall Fraud Uncovered)
83 == U.S. Embassy Manila —- (Limited Consular Services Resume; Passport Renewal by Mail Info)
84 == Cars That Never Made It —- (Diablo, Centurion II, and La Tosca)
85 == Liberty Tree —- (Rallying Point for Resistance to British Rule over American Colonies)
85 == Have You Heard? —- (Tell Me This Won’t Happen To Us!!!!)

Note:
1. The page number on which an article can be found is provided to the left of each article’s title
2. Numbers contained within brackets [ ] indicate the number of articles written on the subject. To obtain previous articles send a request to [email protected].

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