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Tricare Changes Possible As DOD Sets Sights On Retirees In 2012

January 30, 2012
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The government is still trying to find ways to cut cost. The DOD has recently considered requiring retirees still of working age to use employee provided health care in an attempt to help with the budget. Currently there isn’t anything set in stone, and it wouldn’t affect any current retirees or serving members. The...

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100 Soldiers Restricted At Joint Base Lewis-McChord In Washington Do To Theft

January 9, 2012
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Missing equipment always leads to an investigation. Unfortunately when it is $600,000 worth of night vision, laser sights and other gear, these investigations get serious very quickly. Currently 100 soldiers are being restricted to the Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington State. The Army Criminal...

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Turbo Tax And H&R Block For Active Duty Military and Veterans – Understanding Adjusted Gross Income And How To File For Free Online

January 5, 2012
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A new year means a new start for many active duty military members and veterans, but it also means it’s time to file taxes. Many soldiers and sailors choose between TurboTax, which provides online filing options, or H&R Block to talk to someone in...

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2012 Military Cost Of Living Rates – COLA Increases, Changes And Decreases For Active Duty And Reserve

December 27, 2011
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Rates for the 2012 military cost of living allowance has increased in some areas. It has also been authorized in many new areas, with only a few locations losing...

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Korean Family In San Diego Is Currently Suing The US Government Do To A Plane Crash Which Killed Family Members

December 12, 2011
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Surviving members of a Korean family living in San Diego are suing the US Government for compensation due to a jet crash, killing 4 people and destroying two homes...

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Troops’ Remains Dumped Into A Landfill – Unauthorized Disposal Of Fallen Soldiers

December 8, 2011
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A mortuary given the task and funding to properly dispose of military remains has been using a landfill in Virginia. This practice is not authorized or condoned by the...

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