News for the Enlisted Monday January 26, 2015
The 114th session of Congress is now in full action. Hearings, Roundtables, Press Conferences and legislative votes are happening every week. New legislations are being proposed every day. Last week the President gave his State of the Union Address. This week the MCRMC will release its final report (please see below.) Next Monday the Administration will release its FY2016 proposed budget (though whether it will be the full budget or just the top line is still a question.)
What about Sequestration?
Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission to Release Report
TRICARE and the Affordable Care Act
(Obama care) Part 2
New VA Accountability Bill Proposed by Chairman Miller
Coast Guard Funding Still Up in the Air
VSO Roundtable Held on Healthcare
Duffy & Walz Re-Introduce Legislation to Aid Hearing Impaired Veterans
House Holds Hearing about VA Construction Project Mismanagement
TRANSIT WATCH - A sailor aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Farragut stands watch as the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers USS McFaul, right, USS Laboon, left, and USS Winston S. Churchill conduct a simulated strait transit exercise. The Farragut is underway with the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group in preparation for deployment.
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ATTENTION THE ENLISTED ASSOCIATION MEMBERS
TREA: The Enlisted Association has just received information from the Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald regarding the VA's Choice Card.
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All Veterans Eligible for VA Dental Coverage
The U. S. Government has authorized a national dental insurance program for Veterans enrolled in Veterans Affairs health care and individuals enrolled in VA's CHAMPVA program.
VA is partnering with Delta Dental and MetLife to allow eligible Veterans, plus family members enrolled in(CHAMPVA), to purchase affordable dental insurance now. There are no eligibility limitations based on service-connected disability rating or enrollment priority assignment. Complete an application on-line through either Delta Dental: www.deltadentalvadip.org, or
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