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MOAA Recommends Further Study on MCRMC Retirement and Health Care Proposals

March 27, 2015
Retired Col. Mike Hayden, USAF, director of government relations of the Military Officers Association of America, testified before the House Armed Services Committee’s subcommittee on personnel today, urging Congress to further study the retirement and health care proposals that potentially would have a negative impact on the military medical readiness and career retention required by the All-Volunteer Force (AFV).

Physicians and Military Officers Urge Congress to Protect Health Care for Seniors and Military Families

March 24, 2015

The American Medical Association (AMA) joined with the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) today to call on Congress to ensure continued access to care for America’s seniors and military families. The organizations are urging policymakers to pass legislation that would perman



MOAA Receives Two Best in Class Awards From Interactive Media Awards Inc.

March 16, 2015
The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) website has been awarded two Best in Class awards from Interactive Media Awards Inc. (IMA) in the “nonprofit” and “military” categories.

Rep. Stefanik to deliver keynote at MOAA Military Spouse Symposium in Alexandria

March 16, 2015

Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.), the youngest women ever elected to the House of Representatives, 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), Monday, March 23 from 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. at the Westin Alexandria, in Old Town Alexandria, Va. Rep. Stefanik will speak at 11:50 a.m.



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.