Jun 26

FRA NewsBytes June 26 2015

FRA Newsbytes 06/26/2015

FRA Newsbytes 06/26/2015

In this issue:
FRA Hosts 17th Annual Coast Guard Caucus Breakfast
VA Undersecretary for Health Confirmed After Delay on Agent Orange Info
Comparing Different Schemes to Cut Future Career Benefits
Hearing on VA Budget Shortfall
FRA NHQ Closed for Independence Day Celebration

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Jun 19

FRA NewsBytes June 19 2015

FRA Newsbytes 06/19/2015

FRA Newsbytes 06/19/2015

In this issue:
Senate Passes NDAA Despite Spending Controversy
Agent Orange Presumption Expanded, but Not for Blue Water Navy Veterans
FRA Meets with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Others
Dual BAH on the Chopping Block
VA Drops Net Worth in Determining Eligibility

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Jun 12

FRA NewsBytes June 12 2015

FRA Newsbytes 06/12/2015

FRA Newsbytes 06/12/2015

In this issue:
Support Agent Orange Blue Water Navy NDAA Amendment
DoD Supports New Military Retirement System with Changes
SBP/DIC Offset Repeal Introduced in the Senate
Flag Day is Sunday, June 14

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Jun 06

FRA NewsBytes June 6 2015

FRA Newsbytes 06/06/2015

FRA Newsbytes 06/06/2015

In this issue:
Senate NDAA is Moving Fast
NED Discusses Homeless Veterans’ Issues with Senate Panel
HVAC Assesses VA’s Ability to Promptly Pay Non-VA Providers
Battle of Midway Remembered
Southwest Regional Convention Dates Misprinted in June Issue of FRA Today

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May 29

FRA NewsBytes May 29 2015

FRA Newsbytes 05/29/2015

FRA Newsbytes 05/29/2015

In this issue:
VA Secretary Promises to Eliminate Veteran Homelessness
Coast Guard Coin Bill
TRICARE: Easy Access to Mental Health
President Nominates New CNO

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May 29

The Passing of PRPNW John Carroll

PRPNW John Carroll*Everett Branch #1701990-91

PRPNW John Carroll*
Everett Branch #170
1990-91

It was passed to me this week that Shipmate PRPNW John Carroll, Everett Branch #170 (RPNW 1990-91) Passed away on May 11th, 2015 with his Funeral on the 22nd. Here is a link to his Obituary

His wife, LAFRA PRPNW Kathleen passed away earlier this year in February.

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/heraldnet/obituary.aspx?n=john-patrick-carroll&pid=174879513&fhid=12020

Two bell ceremony will be held for him at the NW Regional Convention in September. NW Regional Branches are directed to drape their charter for the month.

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