Monthly Archive: September 2014

Sep 26

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 DoD Adds Long-Deployment Pay The Department of Defense (DoD) recently approved a bonus for sailors and Marines deployed longer than 220 consecutive days. For each day they are …

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Sep 19

FRA NewsBytes September 19, 2014

In this issue: Continuing Resolution Will Keep Government Open House Panel Questions Accuracy of IG Report on Veterans’ Deaths Navy Retention Study Warrior-Family Symposium

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Sep 12

FRA NewsBytes September 12, 2014

In this issue: President’s Speech Delays Continuing Resolution in the House New VA Secretary Meets with Congressional Leaders and Veteran Groups FRA and Others Ask Veteran’s Committee Leaders to Act on More VA Reforms TMC Honors Lawmakers, Congressional Staff  

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Sep 05

FRA NewsBytes September 5, 2014

In this issue: DoD Reconsider Discharges of Vietnam Vets with PTSD President Obama Sets Military Pay Raise at One Percent for 2015 Legislative Update: Doc Fix Military Retirees Turning 65

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