Legislative Update 23 September 2016: How Secure is Social Security?

 

 

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HOW SECURE IS SOCIAL SECURITY?

How will trust fund depletion affect you?

In his September As I See It column, MOAA Government Relations VP Col. Steve Strobridge, USAF (Ret) examines the future of social security.

 
 

PENTAGON LEADERS TO CONGRESS: DO YOUR JOB

Hill dysfunction undermines readiness

One lawmaker asks, “Are we serving [troops] with the same level of courage?”

 
 

MOAA ENGAGES HOUSE LEADERSHIP ON SBP-DIC

MOAA and others meet with Minority Leader

Finding funding to phase out “widows tax” deserves some priority.

 
 

MAKE AN IMPACT

Now is the time to strengthen MOAA’s voice on Capitol Hill. The Why MOAA video makes it easy for you to share with your fellow officers what MOAA is doing to protect military families and how they can help too.

 

Legislative Update 15 September 2016: 4 Vietnam POWs Share Their Stories

 

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4 VIETNAM POWs SHARE LESSONS LEARNED

In honor of National POW/MIA Recognition Day, which will be observed Sept. 16, we share stories of four Vietnam POWs and how they made the most of their lives in the years that followed.

 

 
 

DOGS ON DEPLOYMENT

As any servicemember with a pet knows, animals are very important members of the family. One of the most heart-wrenching decisions is having to leave a beloved pet behind. That’s why an active duty, dual-military couple created Dogs On Deployment.

 

 
 

THE ELECTION’S IMPACT ON INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

An article from the German Institute for International Security Affairs highlights the importance of the upcoming U.S. presidential election on international affairs and foreign policy, warning that Germany and the EU should “prepare themselves for louder calls from Washington to demonstrate greater commitment to the preservation of international order and to make greater contributions.”

 
 

QUALIFIED LONGEVITY ANNUITY CONTRACTS (QLAC)

Lt. Col. Shane Ostrom, USAF (Ret), CFP® provides an introduction to qualified longevity annuity contracts (QLAC). Find out if it’s something you might be interested in.

 

 

 Collectively We Can and Are Making a Difference

 

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