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Military Officers Association of America hosts Military Spouse Symposium “Keeping a Career on the Move®” September 17th at Camp Lejeune

September 15, 2014
Military spouses, servicemembers, and veterans are invited to attend the free 2014 Military Spouse Symposium “Keeping a Career on the Move®,” at Camp Lejeune, N.C., hosted by MOAA.

MOAA Maryland Council of Chapters hosts Congressional Luncheon on Capitol Hill

September 11, 2014
Vice Adm. Norb Ryan, USN (Ret), president of MOAA, joined more than 70 attendees, including Sen. Benjamin Cardin and six other members of the Maryland congressional delegation at the annual Maryland Council of Chapters MOAA Congressional Luncheon, Thursday, Sept. 11, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. to thank the members for their leadership and support of issues facing veterans, military retirees, and those currently serving and their families.

Deputy VA Secretary and Director of Defense Health Agency will speak at 2014 Warrior-Family Symposium Sept. 10 in Washington, D.C.

September 8, 2014
Sloan Gibson, VA deputy secretary, and Lt Gen Douglas Robb, Director, Defense Health Agency, will speak at the 2014 Warrior-Family Symposium (WFS) on Wednesday, Sept. 10, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.

MOAA warns 1% pay cap sends bad message to troops

September 2, 2014
MOAA strongly objects to the Administration’s proposal to again cap military pay below private sector pay growth.

President Signs Historic Vets’ Care Bill

August 7, 2014
Retired Navy Vice Adm. Norb Ryan, president of MOAA, participated in a ceremony with service men and women, lawmakers and other military and veterans’ group representatives to witness President Obama sign into law historic legislation to overhaul the VA health care system.   

2014 Warrior-Family Symposium Focuses on Transitioning Forward

July 22, 2014
The 2014 Warrior-Family Symposium (WFS) is Wednesday, Sept. 10, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. The event, “Transitioning Forward: Warriors, Military Families and Civilian Communities,” will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., (registration opens at 7:30 a.m.) and cohosted by the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) and the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA). USAA is the Executive Sponsor of the event.

Pay Commission: DOD was wrong about Personnel Costs

July 10, 2014
MOAA said The Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission interim report released July 3 validated MOAA's analysis that military personnel costs have remained steady at about 30 percent of the defense budget.

MOAA Urges White House/Congress to Create Veterans Health Administration Commission

July 9, 2014
MOAA urges Congress to create a high-level commission to set the groundwork for making necessary reforms to modernize and improve Veterans Health Administration (VHA) healthcare.  The commission’s focus would be to find potential long-term recommendations that may assist Bob McDonald and his staff in reshaping the VHA.

MOAA Urges Swift Confirmation Hearing for McDonald to Helm of VA

July 1, 2014
MOAA urges Congress to expedite the confirmation process for Bob McDonald’s nomination as the leader of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) before the August recess.

Ostrom Receives Award at 29th BAVF Congressional Reception

June 12, 2014
Lt. Col. Shane Ostrom, CFP®, USAF (Ret), deputy director in MOAA’s Transition Center, received the George Alexander Memorial Volunteer Award from The Blinded American Veterans Foundation (BAVF) at their Twenty-Ninth Annual BAVF Congressional Awards reception today on Capitol Hill.