Legislative Update 26 August 2016: Clinton/Trump; Recalculating Commissary Savings

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Issues 

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CLINTON VS. TRUMP: THE FINAL INSTALLMENT

MOAA questions the candidates on veterans’ issues

Democratic and Republican presidential candidates discuss the VA budget.

 
 

COMMISSARY SAVINGS – RECALCULATING

New benchmarks in the works

What does that mean for commissary shoppers?

 
 

MIDSHIPMEN CRUISE CREDIT FLAP

Nearly 2000 retirees affected

SecNav seeks to correct retiree payment glitch.

 
 

LAST CHANCE TO VOTE

The deadline to cast your ballot is August 31

Take an active role in MOAA’s 2016 Election. MOAA needs your votes on MOAA Board members and proposed 2017 resolutions. Vote online using your eight-digit MOAA member number and the unique 10-digit PIN found on the paper ballot inside the front cover of your August issue of Military Officer magazine.

 

 

 Collectively We Can and Are Making a Difference

 

FOR ALL, Please feel free to pass these Weekly Legislative Updates on to your group of Veteran Friends –don’t be concerned with possible duplications – if your friends are as concerned as we are with Veteran issues, they probably won’t mind getting this from two or more friendly sources.

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Legislative Update 19 August 2016: Who Cares About TRICARE For Life, COLA, Senior Officers

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                                                         Issues 

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WHO CARES ABOUT TRICARE FOR LIFE?

Op-ed columnist doesn’t

In his August As I See It column, MOAA Government Relations VP Col. Steve Strobridge, USAF (Ret) takes on a critic’s view of the value of TFL.

COLA SINKING

July Consumer Price Index slumps again

Follow trends on MOAA’s COLA Watch.

SENIOR OFFICERS AND POLITICAL SPEECH

We asked and you answered

Survey (mostly) says retired senior officers shouldn’t have to muzzle their views.

CLINTON VS. TRUMP: PART THREE

The candidates answer MOAA’s questions

Democrat and Republican presidential candidates discuss military retirement benefits.

ACT NOW AND CAST YOUR BALLOT!

Take an active role in MOAA’s 2016 Election

MOAA depends on the active involvement of members like you to accomplish our important mission. Vote online using your eight-digit MOAA member number and the unique 10-digit PIN found on the paper ballot inside the front cover of your August issue of Military Officer.

 

   Collectively We Can and Are Making a Difference

FOR ALL, Please feel free to pass these Weekly Legislative Updates on to your group of Veteran Friends – don’t be concerned with possible duplications – if your friends are as concerned as we are with Veteran issues, they probably won’t mind getting this from two or more friendly sources.

.                               That’s it for today- Thanks for your continuing help!