MOAA Newsletter - National

June 18, 2020
Membership Level: LIFE
MOAA Number: 03517663
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Big Changes to Military Health System Will Be Delayed, Top Health Official Says
MOAA continues to seek a better way forward for any reforms, including improved analysis and congressional oversight.
Legislation Moving to Support Reserve Component Credit for COVID Response
MOAA is backing efforts to make those on the front lines of the coronavirus fight eligible for critical federal benefits.
As Space Concerns Mount at Arlington, Officials Move to Expand Historic Site
The move will provide an estimated 60,000 additional burial sites.
Understanding Long-Term Care Assistance From the VA
Two programs are available to those with VA pensions who also meet other requirements.
What You Should Know About the Veterans Benefits Banking Program
Veterans can get help managing their VA compensation, and avoid scams and other financial pitfalls.
On the Front Lines: USPHS Officers and the COVID-19 Pandemic
A look at members of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps who've stepped up in a time of crisis.
Jon Stewart Continues Advocacy Efforts on Behalf of Those Exposed to Burn Pits
MOAA co-founded a coalition to help these veterans receive the care they’ve earned. Learn more about the latest push.
Military Officer Magazine Live and Play 2020
Considering travel in the months ahead? Check out what awaits you in 11 states and Washington, D.C.
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The MOAA Newsletter

June 04, 2020
Membership Level: LIFE
MOAA Number: 03517663
When Duty Calls, MOAA Answers
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Council and Chapter News
The June issue of Council & Chapter News is now available. Learn about the 2020 Community Outreach Grant recipients, opportunities to highlight your chapter’s work, and how MOAA chapters are giving back to their communities.
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COLA Increase for Veterans Benefits Passes House
The 2021 rate has yet to be determined, and the legislation could face coronavirus-related delays. Learn more about what's next.
How MOAA Members Joined Forces for a Successful Virtual Storm
Our fight to preserve your health care benefit reached every lawmaker in every district. But it’s far from over.
Help MOAA End the ‘180-Day Rule’ for Retirees Seeking Most DoD Civilian Jobs
The delay handicaps DoD’s talent search and limits retirees’ career choices. It could be changed in this year’s NDAA.
Thrift Savings Plan Adds New Funds
The move gives participants 15 total options for their retirement investments. Learn more about your choices.
Active Duty More Likely Than Civilians to Report Theft From Their Bank Accounts
According to five years of data from the Federal Trade Commission, these servicemembers are much more frequent targets.
VA to Resume In-Person Compensation and Pension Exams at 20 Locations
Learn where these exams will be offered, and get answers to common questions about the process.
USUHS Grads, Experts Join COVID-19 Fight With ‘Can-Do Attitude’
The university’s president discusses pandemic response and the need to maintain a strong military health system.
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