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Ryan to Congress: TRICARE Status Quo Unacceptable

February 25, 2015
The president of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), retired Vice Adm. Norb Ryan, USN, testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee’s subcommittee on personnel today, urging Congress to carefully consider any changes to the TRICARE program and military health care system that potentially would have a negative impact on the military medical readiness and career retention required by the all-volunteer force.

First Lady of Virginia Addresses Military Spouses in Virginia Beach

February 25, 2015
More than 250 military spouses joined MOAA in Virginia Beach on Tuesday, Feb 24, to attend the Military Spouse Symposium “Keeping a Career on the Move®.” Virginia’s first lady Dorothy McAuliffe kicked off the award-winning professional-development conference, which was open to all military spouses, currently serving military personnel, retirees, veterans and surviving spouses.

First Lady of Virginia to keynote at MOAA Military Spouse Symposium in Va. Beach

February 6, 2015
Virginia’s First Lady, Mrs. Dorothy McAuliffe, will be the keynote speaker at the Military Spouse Symposium “Keeping a Career on the Move®”, hosted by the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), Tuesday, Feb. 24, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Westin Virginia Beach Town Center, Virginia Beach.

Senate Passes Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act

February 3, 2015
By a vote of 99-0, the Senate today unanimously passed the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act (SAV Act) (S. 167). The act includes valuable initiatives that support the mental health needs of the total force — active duty, National Guard, and Reserve — and veterans who are experiencing challenges resulting from service-related mental health conditions, traumatic brain injury or post-traumatic stress.

MOAA calls for balance in budget, end to sequestration

February 2, 2015
The administration submitted its FY 2016 budget today. Following its release, retired Navy Vice Adm. Norb Ryan, president of MOAA, said, “MOAA clearly understands the predicament the Pentagon faces, and we concur with DoD leadership’s call for balancing the force and ending the harmful effects of sequestration.

MOAA welcomes release of Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission Report

January 29, 2015
The Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission (MCRMC) released today its report, a comprehensive review of the military compensation and retirement systems.

Financial Webinar for MOAA Members Jan 29

January 27, 2015
Join MOAA Certified Financial Planner, Lt Col Shane Ostrom, USAF (Ret), for an informative financial webinar, 4 Crucial Wealth Building Strategies for TSP-401k Investors, hosted by MOAA, Jan. 29, from  2 – 3 p.m., EST.

JPMorgan Chase to be Executive Sponsor of MOAA 2015 Military Spouse Symposia

January 26, 2015
MOAA announces receipt of a grant from JPMorgan Chase & Co. that will help create three regional military spouse symposia in 2015, beginning in Virginia Beach, Va., Feb. 24.

Wrap up 2014 with a tax-deductible donation that helps

December 19, 2014
“Make your year-end giving more meaningful with a tax-deductible donation to show deep appreciation for our military personnel and ensure children from military families continue to receive the financial assistance they need to become successful citizens of this great nation,” said MOAA President Vice Adm. Norb Ryan.

Online application available now for MOAA Scholarship Fund’s educational assistance program

December 18, 2014
The online application for the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) Scholarship Fund’s educational assistance programs for the 2015-16 school year is now available online.