Monthly Archive: March 2015

Mar 30

Shipmate receives 40 year continuous membership award

On May 19th, PRPNW Pete Lazzaretti, Branch #18 Membership and Retention Chair visited Shipmate Bill McGee at his home in Couer D’ Alene, ID to present him with his 40 year continuous membership certificate, pin, Branch #18 Challenge coin and letter from the FRA National President, John Ippert. Shipmate Bill joined the FRA in 1975 …

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Mar 30

Shipmate receives 60-year continuous membership recognition

PRPNW Pete Lazzaretti, Branch #18 Membership and Retention Chair, caught up with Shipmate Glenn Mackprang at his residence in Kent, WA to present him with his 60 year continuous membership pin, certificate, and letter from FRA National President, John Ippert. Shipmate Glenn served on the USS Oklahoma during the attack at Pearl Harbor, and is …

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Mar 27

FRA NewsBytes March 27 2015

In this issue: House Passes Permanent Doc Fix VA Expands Choice Program Eligibility Budget Resolution Bill to Expand the VA Caregiver Program is Introduced

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Mar 20

FRA NewsBytes March 20 2015

In this issue: FRA Testifies on Capitol Hill “Doc Fix” Deadline Looms Closer Budget Battle could have Substantial Impact on National Security and Benefits Debt Ceiling Limit Reached

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Mar 13

FRA NewsBytes March 13 2015

In this issue: Senate Agent Orange/Blue Water Navy Bill Introduced Comprehensive Concurrent Receipt Bill Introduced in Senate President Visits Phoenix VA Medical Center VA Updating VASRD

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