Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Veterans Report: Another Report Takes a Shot at TRICARE, VA Issues Homelessness Report, and More


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  • Another Report Takes Shot at TRICARE
  • Deal of the Week: Home Improvement
  • VA Issues Homelessness Report
  • Court Okays Extending Claim Deadlines
  • Servicemembers Save More With ASMBA
  • Introducing New Base Guide for San Diego
  • Featured Job: Teaching & Education Jobs
  • Tuition Assistance Program Overview
  • SpouseBUZZ Live Coming to Woodbridge
  • How to Make Campuses Veteran-Friendly
  • Military Special Pay
  • New VA Foster Home Program
  • Patients Sue VA Over Exposure
  • Dignity Memorial Burial Program
  • Gulf War 20th Anniversary
  • ESGR Wants Employer Feedback
  • Last WWI Veteran Dies
  • Alzheimer's Caregiver Assistance
  • ROTC Offers Skills-Based Bonus
  • VA Looking for Gulf War Photos
  • New VA Health Care Website
  • Navy Shuts Down JROTC Units
  • Freeze Impacts Federal Employee Pay
  • Chicago 'Hiring our Heroes' Job Fair
  • Print and Post This Week's Veterans Report
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    Another Report Takes Shot at TRICARE
    A new report suggests changes that specifically target working-age retirees who choose TRICARE Prime, seeks to increase TRICARE for Life fees and more. More


    Deal of the Week: Home Improvement
    Save over 10 percent through Military.com, your one-stop for all things home improvement, with extra discounts just in time for your tax rebates! More

    VA Issues Homelessness Report
    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the VA recently published a study on the extent and nature of homelessness among America's veterans. More


    Court Okays Extending Claim Deadlines
    The Supreme Court concluded that the 120-day limit was not intended to carry the harsh consequences of the "jurisdictional tag." More


    Servicemembers Save More With ASMBA
    You can get an extra $100,000 worth of life insurance coverage for only $19 a month. More

    Introducing New Base Guide for San Diego
    The new Military.com Base Guide San Diego is your one-stop source for what you need to know about life on base and around the San Diego area. More

    Featured Job: Teaching & Education Jobs
    Your military experience and skills are in demand, and Military.com offers you the largest military friendly employment board around. More

    Tuition Assistance Program Overview
    The Armed Forces offers Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Guardsman, and Airmen several programs to support their education goals including up to 100% Tuition Assistance for college courses taken during off-duty hours. More

    SpouseBUZZ Live Coming to Woodbridge
    SpouseBuzz LIVE is an interactive celebration and experience for military spouses, and it's coming to Woodbridge on March 12. More

    How to Make Campuses Veteran-Friendly
    The American Legion's upcoming Veterans On Campus event will discuss student veterans, the Post-9/11 GI Bill, campus resources for women veterans and ways to cultivate veteran-friendly campuses. More

    Military Special Pay
    Learn about the special pays and incentives you qualify for, depending on your career field, specialized skills, duty assignment, or geographical location. More

    New VA Foster Home Program
    The VA Medical Center in Dublin, Georgia has started a program to put veterans into a foster home instead of a nursing home. More

    Patients Sue VA Over Exposure
    VA patients in Tennessee, Florida and Georgia were exposed to potentially fatal infections during colonoscopies performed between 2003 and 2008. More

    Dignity Memorial Burial Program
    Two veterans are among the first to receive free burials through the Dignity Memorial Burial Program, which provides dignified burial services for eligible homeless and indigent veterans. More

    Gulf War 20th Anniversary
    The Department of Veterans' Affairs recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of the start of ground combat in the 1990-1991 Gulf War. More

    ESGR Wants Employer Feedback
    The Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve survey is expected to give the DoD an assessment of the impact of Guard and Reserve service on our nation's employers. More

    Last WWI Veteran Dies
    Frank Woodruff Buckles, the last known U.S. veteran of World War I, has passed away. More

    Alzheimer's Caregiver Assistance
    The Department of Veterans (VA) is expanding support nationally to caregivers of veterans with Alzheimer's disease. More

    ROTC Offers Skills-Based Bonus
    Qualified ROTC students who take foreign language or culture classes can earn as much as $3,000 per year. More

    VA Looking for Gulf War Photos
    In honor of the 20th anniversary of the start of ground combat in the first Gulf War, the VA is calling for submissions of Gulf War-era photos. More

    New VA Health Care Website
    The National Center for Health Promotion & Disease Prevention has a newly revised website that provides a wealth of information, tips, and resources about healthy living for veterans. More

    Navy Shuts Down JROTC Units
    The full list of 19 Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) units that will be disestablished is now available. More

    Freeze Impacts Federal Employee Pay
    The pay freeze impacts basic pay, special pay rates and cost-of-living allowances for nearly two million federal employees through Dec. 31, 2012. More

    Chicago 'Hiring our Heroes' Job Fair
    The 2011 Chicago "Hiring our Heroes" event will take place on March 24, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago Hotel. More


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