RAO Bulletin Update 15 August 2012

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This bulletin contains the following articles:
== Military Funeral Disorderly Conduct [22] —- (New Law Reaction)
== VA Claims Backlog [71] —————- (Winston-Salem IG Report)
== USN Retired Activities Offices ——————————- (Listing)
== DFAS Powers of Attorneys & Guardianships ——— (Differences)
== SECNAV Retiree Council [03] —————- (Applications to Join)
== VA Gulf War Vet Support ————————— (Multiple Fronts)
== VA Plain Language Initiative ————————— (Report Card)
== Divorce Financial Impact ———————— (Things to Consider)
== BRAC [28] ———————————————– (None in 2013)
== Vet Toxic Exposure~Lejeune [33] ————– (Obama Signs Law)
== VA Claims Backlog [70] ———— (Fully Developed Claim Filing)
== VA Fully Developed Claims Program —————- (How it Works)
== Military Compensation [10] ————- (MilPay Higher Than Ever)
== Know Your Food [02] ——————————————- (Cereal)
== Flag Presentation [08] —————————- (Display Guidelines)
== RP~China Dispute [02] —————–=—- (U.S. Warning to China)
== VA Disputed Claims [09] ——————————– (Lester Groff)
== Hearing Aids —————————————- (Help in Obtaining)
== Vet Long Term Health Outlook ————– (Worse than Non-Vets)
== Automobility ——————————————— (Disabled Vets)
== Medicare Card [01] ————————– (SS Number Elimination)
== DoD Fraud, Waste, & Abuse] ———————————– (JTRS)
== TRICARE Funding [03] —————— (HASC ltr DoD Response)
== TRICARE Funding [04] —— (Lawmakers Considering Fund Shift)
== Sequestration [01] —————————– (HASC 3 Aug Hearing)
== Olympic Games Trivia [01] ———————————– (Medals)
== TRICARE User Fees [93] ———————————- (H.R.6266)
== Aloe Vera ———————————————————– (Uses)
== Mobilized Reserve 7 AUG 2012 ——————— (5,209 Decrease)
== Iraq War Legacy ———————————– (Troop Perspectives)
== VA Lawsuit~Mary Ann Smith ————– ($5.3 Million Awarded)
== VA Lawsuit~Edgewood [03] ——————— (VA Must Disclose)
== Veterans History Project [01] ——————- (Participants Sought)
== VA Burial Benefit [14] ————————– (Rural Initiative plan)
== Congressional Medal of Honor Museum ————– (Replacement)
== TRICARE Pharmacy Mail Order [01] ————– (Home Delivery)
== Oklahoma Vet Homes [01] ———– (Claremore Abuse allegations)
== Vet Charity Watch [25] ————————— (Action Point, LLC)
== Vet Charity Watch [26] —————- (Help Hospitalized Veterans)
== TRICARE BRACAnalysis Coverage —— (Available 30 Sep 2012)
== Military Working Dogs] ————————— (H.R.4103/ S.2134)
== Military Working Dogs [01] ————– (Army Patrol Dog Retires)
== Vet Jobs [77] ———————————————— (Tax Credits)
== Vet Jobs [78] ** ————————— (President Signs H.R.4155)
== GI Bill [125] ** ———– (Senate Report Slams For-Profit Schools)
== Obit ~ Laura Froehlich ———————————— (Aug 1, 2012)
== Vet License Plates CO ——————— (Eligibility & Availability)
== Stolen Valor [78] ————————————– (Andrew Bryson)
== Veteran Hearing/Mark-up Schedule ————– (As of 13 Aug 2012)
== WWII Vets [25] —————————————– (Harold Perkins)
== POW/MIA [25] —————————————– (1-14 Aug 2012)
== VSO – Uniform Services Organization ———— (Vet Support Org)
== Saving Money ————————- (Check Engine Light Expenses)
== Notes of Interest —————————————- (1-14 Aug 2012)
== Medicare Fraud [98] ———————————– (1-14 Aug 2012)
== Medicaid Fraud [68] ———————————– (1-14 Aug 2012)
== State Veteran’s Benefits ————————————- (Colorado)
== Military History ——————————- (Sub That Sank A Train)
== Military History Anniversaries ————— (Aug 16–31 Summary)
== Military Trivia 56 ————————————- (Challenge coins)
== Tax Burden for New Mexico Retirees ————- (As of Aug 2012)
== Aviation Art (11) ——————————————– (Last Word)
== Veteran Legislation Status 13 Aug 2012 ———— (Where we stand)
== Have You Heard? ——————————————— (The hook)

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