Monday, February 21, 2011

Veterans Report: Proposed 2012 Raises, DoD Seeks TRICARE Fee Increase, and More



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  • Proposed 2012 Military Pay Raise
  • Deal of the Week: H&R Block at Home
  • 2012 VA Budget Request
  • DoD Seeks TRICARE Fee Increase
  • Let AFBA Protect Your Family's Future
  • Choose Your Career Path Wisely
  • Featured Job: Time for a Career Change?
  • Report on Homeless Veterans
  • VA Suicide Prevention Line
  • Free Legal Assistance
  • TeleBenefits Links Vets to Counselors
  • Know Your Military Special Pay
  • VA Expands Sports Programs
  • Support for Caregivers
  • Sports Clinic Registration Opens
  • New Louisiana Veterans Plates
  • Print and Post This Week's Veterans Report
  • Headline Military News


    Proposed 2012 Military Pay Raise
    The White House has requested a 1.6% military pay raise for 2012. More


    Deal of the Week: H&R Block at Home
    File your taxes online free -- free to prepare, free to print, free to e-file. More

    2012 VA Budget Request
    The President recently released the VA's Budget proposal, which includes a plan of $132 billion for 2012. More


    DoD Seeks TRICARE Fee Increase
    Beginning next year there will be increases in the annual membership fees for military retirees under 65. More


    Let AFBA Protect Your Family's Future
    AFBA offers low-cost life insurance with no war or terrorism exclusions and makes it affordable to keep your loved ones safe. More

    Choose Your Career Path Wisely
    Don't waste your GI Bill and Tuition Assistance benefits on a degree that doesn't match your career path. More

    Featured Job: Time for a Career Change?
    Military-friendly employers like Raytheon, Waste Management, Verizon and others understand your military background and how valuable you can be to their organization. More

    Report on Homeless Veterans
    For the first time, the VA and the Department of Housing and Urban Development have released the most authoritative analysis of the extent and nature of homelessness among veterans. More

    VA Suicide Prevention Line
    If you are a veteran in crisis or know of one who is, please call the VA's 24/7 Suicide Prevention Line. More

    Free Legal Assistance
    Military servicemembers and their families have access to legal assistance, absolutely free. More

    TeleBenefits Links Vets to Counselors
    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is piloting a program on the Western Slope of Colorado that gives veterans better access to services that they have earned. More

    Know Your Military Special Pay
    In addition to basic pay and allowances, servicemembers may receive special pays and incentives depending on their career field, specialized skills, duty assignment, or geographical location. More

    VA Expands Sports Programs
    The Department of Veterans Affairs is awarding two grants totaling $7.5 million to the U.S. Olympic Committee to enhance recreation and sporting activities for disabled veterans and disabled members of the armed forces. More

    Support for Caregivers
    The VA is providing enhanced benefits and services to caregivers of veterans of all eras who are already enrolled in VA care. More

    Sports Clinic Registration Opens
    The National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic will offer such sports as surfing, sailing, kayaking, track and field, and cycling to injured veterans. More

    New Louisiana Veterans Plates
    The State of Louisiana is offering a new Support Our Veterans license tag to drivers in Louisiana at a one-time cost of $25 above the regular plates. More


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