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Date Posted:03/26/20
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Coronavirus Relief Bill Contains Nearly $20 Billion for Veterans

Date Posted:03/26/20
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Military Kids, Teens Can Now Access Free Telehealth Counseling

Date Posted:03/23/20
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VA suspends funeral honors, large gatherings at cemeteries due to coronavirus

Date Posted:03/23/20
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Emergency Act to Preserve GI Bill Payments Becomes Law

Date Posted:03/23/20
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Military Hospitals to Cancel Appointments, Shift to Telehealth in COVID 19 Response

Date Posted:03/23/20
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Commissary Blocks Visitors, Cancels Early Bird Shopping in Coronavirus Response

Date Posted:03/19/20
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‘Honor Flight’ postpones all veteran tours through May 31 in response to COVID 19

Date Posted:03/19/20
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Military Patients Face Lengthy Wait Times on Tricare Nurse Advice Line

Date Posted:03/19/20
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Understaffed Veterans Affairs Scrambles to Confront COVID 19

Date Posted:03/19/20
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Free Comcast Internet Available to Disabled Veterans and Low Income Families

Date Posted:03/18/20
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How VA and Tricare Users Can Get Tested for Coronavirus

Date Posted:03/11/20
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Vietnam, Gulf War Vets Get One Step Closer to New Benefit

Date Posted:03/09/20
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Lawmakers Want More Info on Plan to Close Some Military Clinics to Retirees and Families

Date Posted:03/07/20
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Military Discounts for the Golf Enthusiast

Date Posted:03/07/20
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The Air Force Has Updated its Song to Be Gender Neutral

Date Posted:03/04/20
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Commissary, Exchange Suppliers Stock Up on Critical Items Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Date Posted:03/04/20
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Tricare to Exclude Controversial Back Pain Therapy from Coverage

Date Posted:03/04/20
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Military Post Offices to Stop Accepting Handwritten Customs Forms

Date Posted:03/04/20
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Exposure to Toxic Chemicals Has Become a Top Issue for Veteran Organizations

Date Posted:03/04/20
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White House Nominates Nation's 1st African American Military Service Chief

Date Posted:02/29/20
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Lost Care and Broken Promises: Military Retirees React to Tricare Changes

Date Posted:02/29/20
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Thousands locked out of Pentagon and VA benefits websites

Date Posted:02/24/20
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Here’s what you need to know about this on base discount for tax prep services

Date Posted:02/21/20
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Here's the List of Military Clinics That Will No Longer Serve Retirees, Families

Date Posted:02/21/20
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These Tax Filing Tools Are for Military Families

Date Posted:02/15/20
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Some Retirees Have Already Been Pushed to Off Base Providers in Tricare Shift

Date Posted:02/15/20
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National Guard Generals: America Needs a Space Guard

Date Posted:02/15/20
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Could your military commissary surcharge disappear?

Date Posted:02/13/20
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DoD Budget Proposal Cuts All Funding to Stars And Stripes; Lawmakers Back Newspaper

Date Posted:02/13/20
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More Than 3 Dozen Military Hospitals to Stop Treating Retirees, Families, Memo Shows

Date Posted:02/13/20
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Pentagon budget calls for ‘civilianizing’ military hospitals

Date Posted:02/08/20
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Here’s your friendly election year reminder to stay away from politics while in uniform

Date Posted:02/06/20
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Military Discounts for Spring Break

Date Posted:01/31/20
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It’s election year. Do you know when your state’s primary is? Here’s help for military absentee ballot voters.

Date Posted:01/31/20
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Here’s when the 4.1 million newly eligible veterans and caregivers will get access to online commissary benefits It will be at least a month

Date Posted:01/31/20
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Writing your first resume as a civilian? Here’s our comprehensive guide to achieving success

Date Posted:01/31/20
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Need cryotherapy or crutches? Check out these services while shopping at your military exchange.

Date Posted:01/28/20
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Want to work for Space Force? Civilian positions are now hiring

Date Posted:01/27/20
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Some Civilians Who Served in Vietnam Are Getting Veteran Status

Date Posted:01/26/20
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Planned Coast Guard museum has raised $56m

Date Posted:01/26/20
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Cheap Lodging for Military Families

Date Posted:01/26/20
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Here’s when the DoD discount travel site will be fixed for newly eligible veterans

Date Posted:01/26/20
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Know What An Officer Commission Means, By Captain Bill Bray, U.S. Navy (Retired)

Date Posted:01/20/20
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8 tips to get your resume past hiring bots and to a real person

Date Posted:01/20/20
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New Commissary Shoppers Unable Access Online Features, American Forces Travel

Date Posted:01/14/20
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VA Expands Agent Orange Claim Eligibility

Date Posted:01/14/20
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Tricare Panel Votes to End Coverage of Brand Name Viagra, Cialis

Date Posted:01/14/20
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Can You Really Be Recalled to Active Duty at Any Time?

Date Posted:01/14/20
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Children of Women Vietnam Veterans Health Care Benefits Program

Date Posted:01/14/20
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Fisher House celebrates second anniversary

Date Posted:01/04/20
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From golf courses to commissaries: More details about access to new military benefits for 4.1 million extra people

Date Posted:12/16/19
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VA nursing homes, assisted living, and home health care

Date Posted:12/12/19
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Veterans with Base Access Still Face Delays on New Commissary Benefit

Date Posted:12/12/19
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Military families in line for tens of thousands in benefits under plan to dump the ‘widows tax’

Date Posted:12/12/19
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More retirees, family members to be booted from military hospitals under Pentagon reform plans

Date Posted:12/09/19
This Story Expires on: 04/16/20
Here’s when your military 2019 tax statement will be ready

Date Posted:12/09/19
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Military Members, DoD Civilians Are Eligible for Free TSA Precheck

Date Posted:12/09/19
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These States Will Be the Most Popular for Veterans in the Next 25 Years

Date Posted:12/09/19
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TRICARE Open Season

Date Posted:11/16/19
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Everything You Need to Know About Vets' and Caregivers' New Base Access

Date Posted:10/11/19
This Story Expires on: 09/30/20
WARNING Hackers target job hunting service members, veterans with sham employment website

Date Posted:10/03/19
This Story Expires on: 07/31/20
VA Releases Survivors Quick Start Guide

7 Affordable Ideas for Military Care Packages

March 22 Luncheon Meeting

Military Star Card Questions & Answers

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Troops, families trapped in limbo as some PCS moves put on hold.

 In the days following the Army’s decision to suspend travel in and out of the regions more heavily impacted by coronavirus, more and more soldiers and their families have found themselves without housing, vehicles or their personal items as their plans to make permanent change-of-station moves to and from Italy or Korea were put on hold.

With the Defense Department’s Thursday announcement that all PCS and temporary duty moves are on hold for the next 60 days, members of all four services are finding themselves in the same predicament, relying on emergency relief funds and unit-by-unit authorizations of per diem to cover their costs while they wait.

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