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November 17, 2012 - The Killeen Daily HeraldA new state-by-state report card from a national organization that represents members of the military and veterans indicated that Texas lacks when it comes to providing monetary incentives or property tax relief for veterans.
November 16, 2012 - National Journal and Government ExecutiveWithout a compromise by Congress, sequestration would cut health benefits for active-duty troops and veterans.
September 24, 2013 - military.com
A key veterans group is optimistic that U.S. lawmakers will reach a budget deal next week and won’t have to delay payments to troops, an official said.
Military Officers Association of America and Syracuse University’s Institute
for Veterans and Military Families will launch The Military Spouse Employment
Survey Sept. 16.
pilots on their way out of the military into civilian life got a boost last
weekend when the Military Officers Association of America teamed up with
Helicopter Association International to offer their first-ever
August 6, 2013 - BereaOnline.comAmerican Legion Post #50 sponsored a trip to DC for Dr. James and Ms. Carol Stutts to join a group from the Military Officers Association of America and the Gold Star Wives to lobby Senators and Congressman.
July 8, 2013 - Military.comMOAA is sponsoring a Storming the Hill event to educate the 113th Congress and their legislative and military assistants on the Survivor Benefit Plan/Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (SBP/DIC) offset issue.
June 7, 2013 - FederalNewsRadio.com
Earlier this week, an unusual coalition of more than two dozen
well-known defense thinkers from ten different think tanks penned an open
letter to Congress and the Pentagon, issuing an urgent call to reform three
specific areas of Pentagon spending: Base infrastructure, the civilian
workforce and military compensation. The experts, who span the ideological
spectrum, don't all agree on the solutions. But they do agree those issues are
threatening to "consume the defense budget from within." For a
different take on the issue, In Depth turns to Retired Navy Vice Adm. Norb
Ryan, president and CEO of the Military Officers Association of America, an
advocacy group for active duty and retired military members.
June 1, 2013 - Washington PostMotion sensors and razor-wire coils ring the ammunition depot on this vast Marine Corps base. Sentries stand watch in the lobby of the headquarters complex. Military police officers patrol the barracks every few hours. But no building here boasts the defenses of the giant, government-run supermarket, whose bright, wide aisles are stocked with seemingly every brand of every food product available in America — Heinz ketchup, Oscar Mayer bacon, Lay’s chips — all sold at close to wholesale prices.
May 17, 2013 - Andrews Gazette Threats of rain didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of Military Officers Association of America staff, family and friends May 11, at Jones Point Park in Alexandria, Va. for the MOAA Wounded Warrior 5K Walk/Run. The event was held to raise funds to assist U.S. Army Reserve Specialist Jay Briseno and his family.
May 8, 2013 - Magic City Morning Star Today, Reps. Elijah E Cummings, Mike Michaud, Adam Smith, Susan Davis, Mark Takano, and John Tierney, the Ranking Members of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, the Committee on Armed Services, the Subcommittee on Military Personnel, the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity, and the Subcommittee on National Security, introduced H.R. 1842, the Military Family Home Protection Act, to strengthen foreclosure protections for U.S. military servicemembers and their families.
April 18, 2013 - NEWSMAX Independent. American.
The largest association of military officers in the country went to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to urge legislators to reject the Obama administration’s proposed spending cuts.
April 15, 2013 - Longboat Key News
“The military budget is not on the table. The military is at the table, and is eating everybody else’s lunch.” Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) commenting on the House passage of the $649 billion FY2012 Defense Appropriations Bill.
April 14, 2013 - Recruitingtrends.com
A small business owner told me that hiring the wrong person is the biggest mistake she can make in her company.
April 13, 2013 - Military.com
Veteran service organizations are forming a united front against President Obama's debt-reduction plan that shrinks cost of living increases for retirees and disabled vets by linking them to the consumer price index.
April 2, 2013 - WMAL 1500 a.m. In Depth with Francis RoseThe D.C. area is a great place for service members and their families to find private-sector jobs. The trick is finding them. Capt. Jim Carman, director of the Military Officers Association of America's Transition Center, joins In Depth to discuss how a recent MOAA career fair can help service members and their families.
April 2, 2013 - The Washington TimesSgt. Shaft gives MOAA credit in his weekly column for helping him answer a question on military Reserve time and whether or not it can be applied toward federal civil service retirement — (CSRS or FERS) Civil Service Retirement Service or Federal Employees Retirement System.
April 3, 2013 - The Republic/ AZCentral.com CAPT Kathy Beasley, Deputy Director for Healthcare in MOAA’s Government Relations department, was quoted in The Republic/AZCentral.com April 3 article saying the GAO report on Tricare echoes some of MOAA’s own findings.
March 29, 2013 - Marine Corps Times onlineUnited Healthcare Military & Veterans Services will assume management of the West region contract on April 1, providing health care services for 2.9 million Tricare beneficiaries.
The House Armed Services Committee Military Personnel Subcommittee met in Washington, D.C. Wednesday March 20th. The purpose was to discuss the current Dept. of Defense budget situation on soldiers and family-related programs.
Federal legislation caps the annual interest rates that payday lenders can charge active duty members of the military and their families at 36 percent. This protection does not extend to veterans, National Guard and reservists.
Nearly every major veterans advocacy organization has visited Capitol Hill over the last month, pushing lawmakers to keep the focus on their issues amid the financial fights in Congress.
March 18, 2013 - Daily KosMilitary tuition assistance is one of the big victims due to the sequester: Recent sequester cuts have forced the U.S. Army, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and Air Force to suspend their Tuition Assistance Programs, which gave active-duty military members up to $4,500 per year to work toward a high school diploma, certificate or college degree.
February 18, 2013 - NEWSMAX
Pressure is growing among advocacy groups to revise a military divorce law that can grant ex-spouses of U.S. warriors up to half of their retirement pay right up to death.
February 15, 2013 - Boston.com
The weeklong Senate recess gives outside interest groups opposed to Chuck Hagel’s nomination to become defense secretary more time to sharpen their attack against President Barack Obama’s choice. And they’re not wasting any of it, promising to redouble their efforts to scour Hagel’s record and to pressure senators to vote against him.
February 14, 2013 - Third Estate Sunday Review
Today, Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Jon Tester (D-MT) introduced legislation to adjust current eligibility requirements for children who receive health care under the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA).
February 14, 2013 - Northwest Guardian
As the deputy director of government relations for the Military Officers Association of America, Karen Golden is passionate about helping military spouses face the challenges of finding jobs and developing careers of their own. Her motivation is understandable because she is not only a social worker, but also the wife of a Marine.
February 12, 2013 - Army Times
A Marine Corps family is in dire financial straits, struggling to pay back a $100,000 loan following a huge error made by the Army Corps of Engineers in administering its Homeowners Assistance Program.
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