BREAKING NEWS

TRICARE For Life Encore Webinar

Thursday September 25, 2014 from 1-2 p.m. EST

 

Due to the overwhelming response, TRICARE and Military OneSource are co-hosting an additional TRICARE For Life webinar. This webinar will review the TRICARE For Life health plan and how it works with Medicare. The webinar will take place on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, from 1-2 p.m. EST. To sign up, go to https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/648004914. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis and is limited due to system capacity.

For more information, visit www.tricare.mil/TFLEncoreWebinar091514.

 

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August 2014

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September 2014

FROM WASHINGTON:

News for the Enlisted  Monday Sept. 1, 2014

 

Now are the dog days of summer in Washington DC. The town is emptying for Labor Day events (hope all of you are going to do something festive). And federal Departments and Agencies are putting out stories that they hope will be covered during these slow news days. (As you can see some of them are interesting.)

 

Please remember that there is still time to plan to come down to TREA’s National Convention in Norfolk Virginia. It would be grand for us in the Washington Office to get to talk to you directly about what is going on in DC and what your thoughts and needs are. If you can, please come. It should be both useful and great fun.

 

Employers are Looking for Veteran Applicants Online: Are You Ready to Connect?

President Obama Announces Executive Orders on Veteran Access to Mental Health, Veteran Suicide, and More

VA’s Inspector General’s Report on Hidden Medical Appointment Delays Does Not Find That Delays Caused Death; Did Cause Misery.

VA Releases New Version of GI Bill® Comparison Tool

DoD Has said NO to the Ice Bucket Challenge

Student Veterans Receive New Protections

HUD, VA, and USICH Announce 33% Drop in Veterans Homelessness Since 2010

 

Click Here to view full Update

 

 

 

The Annual Convention held in Norfolk, VA last week was very productive.

Congratulations to our new President, Larry Hyland, and the new slate of Directors.

The Weekly Washington Update will resume with Monday postings

next Monday September 22.

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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.

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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