Monthly Archive: April 2013

Apr 29

FRA NewsBytes – 4-26-13

Due to technical difficulties, we were unable to distribute NewsBytes on Friday, April 26th.  We apologize for the delay and any inconvenience it may have caused. In this week’s edition: FRA Storms Capitol Hill FRA Participates in VSO/MSO Roundtable VA to Expedite Claims Decisions for Long-Waiting Veterans

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Apr 25

FRA Takes Members’ Concerns to Capitol Hill

Alexandria, VA – Members of the Fleet Reserve Association’s (FRA’s) board of directors are taking their shipmates’ concerns directly to Capitol Hill today.  In one-on-one meetings with their respective elected officials and staff, FRA leaders are calling for adequate funding for Department of Defense (DoD) healthcare programs, protection of military retirement benefits, improvement to Department …

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Apr 19

FRA NewsBytes – 4-19-13

In this week’s edition: FRA Testifies Before Senate Defense Panel FRA and Others Discuss Veterans Issues with HVAC Chairman Distinguished Warfare Medal Cancelled HVAC Members Push DoD on VA Claims Backlog “Game-Changer”

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Apr 18

FRA Advocates Full ECI Pay Hike at Senate Hearing

Alexandria, VA – The Fleet Reserve Association (FRA) spoke before the Senate Armed Services’ Personnel Subcommittee yesterday, sharing the concerns of its members and those represented by The Military Coalition (TMC).  FRA’s National Executive Director Joe Barnes, who also co-chairs TMC, represented enlisted organizations as one of four panelists who also spoke on behalf of officer, …

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Apr 14

2013 NW Regional Convention information now available

The 2013 NW Regional Convention information is now uploaded to the NW Regional Website‘s Convention page. This years convention is hosted by Branch and Unit #29, Bremerton, WA on the 20-12 of September.

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