Tag: Active Duty Issues

FRA NewsBytes June 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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FRA NewsBytes June 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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Pierce County Exec Visits Mt Rainier Branch #104

On February 9th, Pierce County Executive Pat McCarthy was invited to address Mt. Rainier Branch #104 of the Fleet Reserve Association before their stated meeting.  Executive McCarthy spoke about her recent trip to the Pentagon and the potential effects of any budget cuts to Joint Base Lewis McChord (JBLM) on our local economy.  Executive McCarthy was also spoke about how …

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FRA NewsBytes September 26, 2014

In this issue: DoD Adds Long-Deployment Pay DFAS Direct Deposit Now Required, Debit Card Option Available Ask for Absentee Ballots NOW! September 27th is Medication Take-Back Day

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FRA NewsBytes June 20, 2014

In this issue: FRA and Others Support VA Reform FRA Supports More Colon Cancer Research VA Investigated for Retaliation against Whistleblowers Introducing OnWatch: FRA’s Newsletter for Active Duty and Reserve Personnel

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FRA NewsBytes April 18, 2014

House Panel Listens to Beneficiary’s Concerns on Program Cuts USMC Sergeant Major Responds to Pay Cut Testimony Navy to Increase Sea Pay May 1 VA Care, TRICARE and Obamacare

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