RAO BULLETIN 15 June 2022

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RAO BULLETIN 15 June 2022

#1 Postby boardman » Wed Jun 15, 2022 1:54 pm

RAO BULLETIN
15 June 2022

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THIS RETIREE ACTIVITIES OFFICE BULLETIN CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING ARTICLES

Pg Article Subject
. * DOD * .

04 == PFAS Toxic Exposure [22] ---- (Water Supplies near Bases Have Elevated PFAS)
05 == DoD Fraud, Waste, & Abuse ---- (Reported JUN 01 thru 15, 2022)
06 == DoD Overseas School Meals [01] ---- (Parents to Start Paying For School Meals Again)
07 == DoD HIV Policy [01] ---- (Keep Troops with an Undetectable Viral Load Deployable)
08 == NDAA 2023 [01] ---- (What You Need to Know as Congress Begins Work)
10 == NDAA 2023 [02] ---- (House Subpanel Vote On Pay Raise/Smaller Military/ Suicide Prevention)
12 == NDAA 2023 [03] ---- (Support Adding Key Survivor Legislation)
13 == POW/MIA Recoveries & Burials ---- (Reported JUN 01 thru 15, 2022 | Eight)

. * VA * .

16 == VA VRRAP [01] ---- (Biden Signs S.4089 Restoring Education Benefits to Veterans)
17 == VA Home Loans [77] ---- (Lawmakers Worry Program Not Keeping Up With Hot Housing Market)
18 == VA Emergency Care [14] ---- (Dying Vet Denied Because Staff Couldn’t Verify Military Service)
20 == VALife ---- (New VA Benefit Will Sell Insurance to Most Veterans)
21 == VA Homeless Program [01] ---- (Lagging In Goal of Housing 38,000 Distressed Vets This Year)
22 == VA Caregiver Stipend [02] ---- (All Reassessments to be Suspended Amid Program Rules Concerns)
24 == VA Covid-19 Health Protection Levels ---- (Three-Tier Safety Protocol Standard Launched)
25 == VA Fraud, Waste & Abuse ---- (Reported 01 thru 15 JUN 2022)

. * VETS * .

26 == U.S. Capitol Riot [28] ---- (Former Army Reservist Hale-Cusanelli Found Guilty)
28 == Vet Unemployment 2022 [05] ---- (Below 3% for the Third Consecutive Month)
29 == Vet Deportations [30] ---- (New ICE Directive Says Veteran Status Will Be Considered)
30 == Medal of Honor Awardees ---- (Clair Goodblood | Korea)
32 == Medal of Honor Awardees ---- (Donald E. Ballard | Vietnam)
34 == Vet Hiring Fairs ---- (Scheduled As of JUN 16, 2022)
35 == Military Retirees & Veterans Events Schedule ---- (As of JUN 16, 2022)

. * VET LEGISLATION * .

36 == VET Legislation Progress ---- (01-15 JUN 2022)
37 == Military Abortions [02] ---- (H.R.7945 | Military Access to Reproductive Care and Health)
39 == Social Security Legislation [04] ---- (H.R.8005 | Social Security Expansion Act)

. * MILITARY* .

40 == Navy Uniform & Grooming [10] ---- (Changes Effective May 27, 2022)
41 == Military Family Hunger [06] ---- (Reports Find Often Worsened by Common Military Experiences)
43 == Navy Fleet Size [25] ---- (Lawmakers Plan to Save Some Ships Navy Wants to Cut)
45 == USAF Tanker/Transport Fleet [01] ---- (Proposed Authorization Bill Keeps Tanker Cut on the Table)
46 == Military Fraud & Abuse [16] ---- (Couple Accused of Stealing, Reselling Military Equipment)
46 == Ammunition [01] ---- (US Heavily Reliant on China/Russia’s Antimony for Its Ammo Supply Chain)
48 == Guard/Reserve Overpayment ---- (Regulations Require the Government to Recoup)
49 == Military Myths & Legends [07] ---- (The Philadelphia Experiment | Invisible Navy Destroyer)
51 == Coronavirus Vaccines [40] ---- (New Vaccine May Be Option for Troops with Religious Concerns)
53 == Army Recruiting [18] ---- (Army Involuntarily Extending Assignments for Recruiters)
54 == Navy Days ---- (Standing Order #3)
55 == Navy Terminology, Jargon & Slang ---- (Bulkhead’ thru ‘By and Large’)

. * MILITARY HISTORY * .

56 == WWII Operation Tidal Wave ---- (A Daring Bomber Raid on 'Hitler's Gas Station')
59 == Military History Anniversaries ---- (16 thru 30 JUN)
59 == WWII Battle of Dunkirk [01] ---- (Evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force from France)
62 == Allied Bombing of Germany ---- (Bocholt)
63 == Every Picture Tells A Story ---- (Angels of Death)
63 == WWII Bomber Nose Art [100] ---- (Briefing Time)

. * HEALTH CARE * .

64 == Medicare Part B Premiums [13] ---- (Impact Update on Alzheimer’s Drug Aduhelm)
64 == Medicare Enrollment [04] ---- (Extended thru DEC 2022 for 2022)
66 == Post-COVID-19 Syndrome [02] ---- (Vaccinated People Can Get Long COVID)
67 == Coronavirus Vaccine Concerns [07] ---- (How Long Does Protection Last?)
68 == TRICARE for Guard/Reserve [03] ---- (New Legislation to Address Lack of Health Insurance)
70 == Mammograms [04] ---- (Two Bills That Expand Access for Female Veterans Become Law)
72 == Drug Importation ---- (FDA Approves Limited Prescriptions from Canada)

. * FINANCES * .

72 == Military Retirement Pay Taxation [10] ---- (Grassroots Work to Exempt Military Retirement)
75 == Insurance & Inflation ---- (What You Need To Keep In Mind)
77 == Social Security Fund Depletion [17] --- (Good News, if only Temporary)
78 == Home Buying [03] ---- (Active Duty)
79 == Norton/Lifelock Scam ---- (Impostor Poses As BBB Using Five Different Scams)
80 == Job Candidates Scam ---- (Hiring? Watch Out For Those Who Aren’t Who They Pretend To Be)
81 == Workers’ Comp Scam ---- (Your Facebook Friend Claims You’re Owed Workers’ Comp)
83 == Tax Burden on Alabama Vets ---- (As of May 2022)

. * GENERAL INTEREST * .

88 == Notes of Interest ---- (JUN 01 thru 15, 2022)
88 == DPRK Nuclear Weapons [30] --- (North Korea Appears To Be Preparing for Nuclear Test)
89 == War Correspondence ---- (Opportunities Have Declined since Ernie Pyle’s Time)
92 == U.S. Embassy Manila, Philippines ---- (Updated Philippine Entry and Exit Requirements)
94 == U.S. Embassy Manila, Philippines ---- (Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Prior to U.S. Flight Update)
95 == Cooking Myths ---- (Culinary Confusion)
98 == Etiquette Rules [01] ---- (More Manners That No One Seems To Follow Anymore)
100 == Vocabulary ---- (Some Words to Enhance Yours | 220615)
101 == News of the Weird ---- (Jun 01 thru 15, 2022)
103 == Have You Heard or Seen? ---- Southern States of Mind | Toons | Try Being Stupid)
108 == Advertisements ---- (Once Acceptable Vintage Ads | 06)

. * ATTACHMENTS * .

Military History Anniversaries 16 thru 30 JUN (Updated)
http://thearmysecurityagency.com/upload ... 063022.pdf

NOTE
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