RAO Bulletin 15 April 2021

THIS RETIREE ACTIVITIES OFFICE BULLETIN CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING ARTICLES Pg Article Subject .* DOD *. 04 == Afghan Withdrawal [05] —- (Deadline Moved to 11 SEP) 05 == Transgender Troops [29] —- (Pentagon Releases New Transgender Policies) 06 == Army Pacific Missile Plan —- (Air Force General Says it’s Expensive, Duplicative and “Stupid.”) 08 ==… Continue reading RAO Bulletin 15 April 2021

Illinois State Veteran’s Benefits 2021

The Illinois’ military community as of Dec. 31, 2020 per Defense Manpower Data Center consisted of: 29,627 active-duty service members 5,458 active-duty spouses 11,267 active-duty children 33,729 National Guard and reserve members 11,827 National Guard and reserve spouses 18,505 National Guard and reserve children Additionally, more than 650,000 of their residents are veterans of the… Continue reading Illinois State Veteran’s Benefits 2021

Military History Anniversaries 16 thru 30 April

Events in History over the next 15 day period that had U.S. military involvement or impacted in some way on U.S military operations or American interests Apr 16 1738 – American Revolution: Blamed for the loss of the 13 colonies » Henry Clinton, the future commander in chief of British forces charged with suppressing the… Continue reading Military History Anniversaries 16 thru 30 April

Agent Orange Laos Victims Never Acknowledged by U.S.

It was a blazing-hot morning in October 2019 on the old Ho Chi Minh Trail, an intricate web of truck roads and secret paths that wove its way across the densely forested and mountainous border between Vietnam and Laos. Susan Hammond, Jacquelyn Chagnon and Niphaphone Sengthong forded a rocky stream along the trail and came… Continue reading Agent Orange Laos Victims Never Acknowledged by U.S.

RAO Bulletin 01 April 2021

THIS RETIREE ACTIVITIES OFFICE BULLETIN CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING ARTICLES Pg Article Subject . *DOD* . 04 == Pentagon Reimbursements —- (U.S. Failed to Collect $773M from Afghan Coalition Partners) 05 == DFAS myPay System [19] —- (Two-Factor Authentication Soon for Access to Your Pay Account) 05 == Arlington National Cemetery [91] —- (Congress Needs to… Continue reading RAO Bulletin 01 April 2021

RAO Bulletin 15 March 2021

DOWNLOAD DOC Bulletin 210315 (HTML Edition) Vet State Benefits – IA 2021 Military History Anniversaries 0316 thru 033121 DOWNLOAD PDF Bulletin 210315 (PDF Edition) Vet State Benefits – IA 2021 Military History Anniversaries 0316 thru 033121 THIS RETIREE ACTIVITIES OFFICE BULLETIN CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING ARTICLES Pg Article Subject . * DOD * . 04 ==… Continue reading RAO Bulletin 15 March 2021

Iowa State Veteran’s Benefits 2021

The state of Iowa, through legislation, state offices, and the Department of Veteran Affairs, provides services and support to its military community in the following areas: Housing Financial Assistance Employment Education Recreation Driver and Vehicle Licensing Burial Taxation Iowa’s military community as of Dec. 31, 2020 consisted of: 1,077 active-duty service members 639 active-duty spouses… Continue reading Iowa State Veteran’s Benefits 2021

Military History Anniversaries 16 thru 31 March

Events in History over the next 15 day period that had U.S. military involvement or impacted in some way on U.S military operations or American interests. Mar 16 1802 – West Point: U.S. Military Academy Established » The United States Military Academy–the first military school in the United States–is founded by Congress for the purpose… Continue reading Military History Anniversaries 16 thru 31 March