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The A&A Pension can provide up to $1,788 per month to a veteran, $1,149 per month to a surviving spouse, or $2,120 per month to a couple.

Additional information at: All records are kept at the "National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) in St. When discharged a veteran is given a Form DD-214 with most pertinent information on it.

This DD-214 can be upgraded to a DD-215 which allows for additional information to be added.

Check out the upcoming events and meeting information. US troops who fought against the Islamic State in Operation Odyssey Lightning in Libya between Aug. 19 are now eligible for the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary medal.

The Defense Department has expanded the geographic criteria for the medal.

The optical dispensary can fill requests for glasses from recent VA exams. Additional cost for special lens coatings and select frame styles. Service members and private military contractors who worked around “burn pits” downrange, and later suffered from lung and respiratory issues, may soon get a breath of fresh air. The burn pits — where chemicals were released into the air from trash, abandoned hardware, and other waste being incinerated — were used throughout U. military bases in Iraq and Afghanistan over the course of the wars there.

Additional info at: WASHINGTON, April 23, 2018 —Navy Aviation Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Durell Wade, killed during the attack on the USS Oklahoma in World War II, has now been accounted for. 7, 1941, Wade was assigned to the USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft.

Bring your friends and take a chance to win the jackpot! No dead North Vietnamese soldiers were found, only the bodies of four Cambodian civilians. The Office of Personnel Management announced today that the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP) will be offered for the first time to TRICARE eligible retirees and their families during the 2018 Federal Benefits Open Season.

This action was part of the Cambodian “incursion” that had been launched by U. Active duty family members will be eligible to enroll in FEDVIP vision insurance.

Many families overlook the A&A Pension as it pertains to veterans who are still independent, but have an ill spouse.

Keep in mind that in this situation,if the spouse's medical expenses completely deplete their combined monthly income, the Veteran can file as a Veteran with a sick.

The contract, worth up to $29.4 million, was awarded to H&K in Ashburn, Virginia, to supply the service with as many as 15,000 M27 IARs and spare parts, according to an April 27 press release from Marine Corps Systems a recognition certificate awarded by the Secretary of Defense to all U. Armed Forces personnel and qualified federal government civilian personnel who faithfully and honorably served the United States anytime during the Cold War era, which is defined as September 2, 1945 to December 26, 1991.