Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Veteran Report: TRICARE Increase Proposal Moves Forward and More



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  • TRICARE Increase Proposal Moves Forward
  • Featured Discount: TVs and Electronics
  • Stop-Loss Deadline Extended Again
  • VA PTSD App for iPhone
  • Featured Job: Find Your Next Assignment
  • Guarantee Your Family's Security
  • Use Your Biggest Benefit Now
  • Counseling for Veterans in NY State
  • Several New Bills Aim to Fix GI Bill
  • Are Extended Car Warranties Worth It?
  • Health Records to Go
  • The American Legion Memorial Day Speech
  • Creative Arts Therapy for Veterans
  • Resource Directory Goes Mobile
  • VA Compensation Aid and Attendance
  • Mint Selling Army Commemoratives
  • CPR Sequence Changes
  • The American Legion Offers Assistance
  • The American Legion in Film Festival
  • Study Links Depression, Brain Injury
  • Free Legal Advice in Connecticut
  • Veterans Fair in Nevada
  • Vets to Access Doctors Online
  • Study Looks at Diabetics, Depression
  • New Army Museum Fund Raising
  • Print and Post This Week's Veterans Report
  • Headline Military News


    TRICARE Increase Proposal Moves Forward
    Despite pressure from military retirees and veteran's service organizations, the DoD is seeking to increase TRICARE premiums and fees for retirees and their families. More


    Featured Discount: TVs and Electronics
    Military.com members can find big savings on TVs and electronics in time for your tax refund. More

    Stop-Loss Deadline Extended Again
    The deadline for eligible servicemembers, veterans and their beneficiaries to apply for Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay (RSLSP) has been extended again. More


    VA PTSD App for iPhone
    Veterans dealing with symptoms of post-traumatic stress can now turn to their smart phones for help in coping with the mental affliction commonly associated with combat. More


    Featured Job: Find Your Next Assignment
    Military friendly employers are looking for you and your skills. More

    Guarantee Your Family's Security
    Membership in ASMBA is free to all active duty military, retirees, Guard, Reserve, NOAA and UPHS, under age 65, and comes with $5,000 of Free Accidental Death & Dismemberment Coverage. More

    Use Your Biggest Benefit Now
    The GI Bill is worth more than $51,000 towards your education, but your benefits expire though, and the clock starts running as soon as you leave the service. More

    Counseling for Veterans in NY State
    Adjustment counseling services for combat veterans and their families are available in Potsdam, New York. More

    Several New Bills Aim to Fix GI Bill
    Two new bills target the new $17,500 tuition and fee cap for non-public colleges and universities in the GI Bill. More

    Are Extended Car Warranties Worth It?
    Many car buyers purchase extended vehicle warranties, transferring the cost of a breakdown to someone else's wallet. But are they worth it? More

    Health Records to Go
    A pilot program has been introduced to improve the delivery of veterans health information. More

    The American Legion Memorial Day Speech
    A guidelined speech for Memorial Day has been drafted by The American Legion's Public Relations staff and made available online. More

    Creative Arts Therapy for Veterans
    Dr. Mary Rorro has begun a program called "A Few Good Notes" as a way to bring music to veterans to help them to cope with such conditions as post- traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). More

    Resource Directory Goes Mobile
    An easy-to-navigate version of the National Resource Directory website now is available for mobile phones. More

    VA Compensation Aid and Attendance
    Aid and Attendance (A&A) is a need-based, tax-free, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) pension that supports wartime veterans and their spouses who cannot pay for non-service-related medical needs. More

    Mint Selling Army Commemoratives
    The U.S. Mint is selling three, distinct, 2011 Army Commemorative Coins, including a gold coin, a silver coin and a clad half-dollar. More

    CPR Sequence Changes
    With new suggestions by the American Heart Association to change CPR training, sequence, you may need to update your CPR certificate. More

    The American Legion Offers Assistance
    Legionnaires and Sons of the American Legion may be eligible for financial assistance through the Legion's National Emergency Fund (NEF). More

    The American Legion in Film Festival
    A documentary about The American Legion will be one of three films shown on a loop in the exhibit hall at the upcoming GI Film Festival in Washington, D.C. More

    Study Links Depression, Brain Injury
    Researchers conducting an analysis of studies on traumatic brain injury (TBI) are reporting that 30 percent of TBI patients will also suffer from depression. More

    Free Legal Advice in Connecticut
    Ryan Suerth, an attorney in Madison, Connecticut, is offering free legal advice to veterans on Saturday, June 4. More

    Veterans Fair in Nevada
    The Silver Stage Task Force is organizing its annual Wellness Fair featuring free health services, samples, and live entertainment. More

    Vets to Access Doctors Online
    A new technology within the VA's My HealtheVet website allows veterans to communicate directly with healthcare teams online through a new system called Secure Messaging. More

    Study Looks at Diabetics, Depression
    A team of researchers has worked to improve diabetes patients' health by first addressing their depression. More

    New Army Museum Fund Raising
    The Army Historical Foundation is progressing in its efforts to raise money to build The National Museum of the United States Army at Fort Belvoir. More


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