FROM WASHINGTON:

News for the Enlisted  Monday August 25, 2014

 

It has been a quiet time for official Washington. But the U.S. military has been busy in different corners of the world. In Iraq U.S. Airstrikes supported the retaking of the Mosul Dam by Kurdish and Iraqi troops from the ISIS. But an earlier secret raid was unable to save American journalist from being murdered by the ISIS in a monstrous act. Meanwhile the Missouri National Guard was sent to Ferguson to try and bring back order and have now been withdrawn after succeeding. (At least as of when this Update was written.). It has been quite a week.

 

Good News, TRICARE Will Cover Laboratory Developed Tests in 3 Year Demonstration Program

 

Navy Announces New Continuation Board to Judge Over 7,500 Navy Chiefs

 

VA Decides to Create its Own Eye Trauma Registry

 

Is the Federal Veterans Preference Too Complicated to Understand?

 

Tuition Assistance Rules Tighten

 

DFAS Relaxes New Password Requirements

 

Navy Orders NEXCON to Return Hotel Bibles… for Now

 

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All Veterans Eligible for VA Dental Coverage

There are two vacancies opening up on The Senior Citizens League Board of Trustees.  These vacancies will be filled at the TREA National Convention in September.  Candidates need not attend to be considered.  The candidates selected will be notified either in person, if at the convention, or by the telephone number or email address provided on the TREA Form 100-3MT they submitted.  Resumes will be accepted until the day before the start of TREAs National Convention. Please submit resumes on-line or send to tammyc@trea.org and/or sbenton@tsclhq.org .

 

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Together - Defending The Earned Benefits of America’s Senior Citizens!

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.

http://www.veteranstoday.com/2014/04/14/all-veterans-eligible-for-va-dental-coverage/

 

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

MetLife: www.metlife.com/vadip

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