VA News 05/14/20

By RON HOLLOWAY,

Veterans Affairs officials are warning veterans who were exposed to open-air burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan that they could face additional risks from respiratory complications related to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.


VA News 04/16/20

By RON HOLLOWAY,

Just received this letter from DOD :  If you are using a military pharmacy (like NAS Meridian) there may be temporary limitations that result in a decrease in service or closure at your pharmacy due to COVID-19.



VA News 04/02/20

By RON HOLLOWAY,

A provision in the recently enacted National Defense Authorization Act of 2020 required VA to explain to Congress by the end of January why there has been a delay in announcing any decisions for adding diseases to the Agent Orange presumptive conditions list.




Tricare

By RON HOLLOWAY,

Thanks to Mr. Tommy Parker for telling me that if you are expecting to receive a Form 1095-A, you should wait to file your income tax return until you receive that form.



VA News

By RON HOLLOWAY,

The Defense Health Agency (DHA) is warning Tricare beneficiaries of an elaborate mail scam designed to steal the money from their bank accounts.


VA News

By RON HOLLOWAY,

The United States’ National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed across the nation on the third Friday of September each year (this year it will be on Friday the 18th of September).



VA News

By RON HOLLOWAY,

The Senate voted 93-3 recently on new legislation to expand veterans' benefits by allowing beneficiaries to seek out private (non-VA) health care paid for by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).


VA News

By RON HOLLOWAY,

The Department of Veterans Affairs today announced a new employment program aimed at helping job-ready Veterans exiting homelessness, and those on the brink of homelessness, gain stable and long-term employment.


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