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Important Info for TRICARE for Life Beneficiaries

Many TRICARE For Life (TFL) beneficiaries use Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities for care related to their service connected disabilities.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – August 13, 2013

Hear Chief Bill Tippins, Former POW, as he tells the story of how he survived incredible odds and several escape attempts. When he was liberated by the Russians in April 1945, he weighed a little over 100 lbs

Military Headline News: Week In Review

A Florida lawyer has written Congress alleging that some veterans are falsifying Department of Veterans Affairs benefit claims for sleep apnea.

The Sunday Read: Catch Up on the Week’s Top Military Stories

The Army sergeant convicted of murdering five fellow service members in 2009 has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

MilitaryHeadlineNews: Planned TRICARE Hikes, $750M Food Fight

The Pentagon has recouped nearly $300 million in alleged overpayments to a Swiss company that feeds U.S. troops in Afghanistan.

Military Headline News Week in Review

A Nashville woman pled guilty to bilking the Department of Veterans Affairs out of nearly $400,000 meant for homeless veterans.

TMA Announces Higher Fees for TRICARE Prime

Last week, TRICARE Management Activity (TMA) announced TRICARE Prime enrollment fees will increase for some retired military personnel and their families by 3.6 percent and for most by 17 percent starting October 1.

Liars and Thieves, GOP Spends Billions To Misinform about Obambacare and...

We are going to start with one GOP fairytale, health care. Their position is the 1986 law, called EMPALA (Emergency Medial Treatment and Active Labor Act) guarantees uninsured Americans quality medical care. This is a total lie.

McCain Begins Attack on Military and Vets

Congress can begin slashing military pay and benefits, cutting access to Tricare Prime and upping fees for retirees. John McCain said so and he represents everything military.

TRICARE Informs Beneficiaries About ID Card Changes

RICARE beneficiaries should make sure they have their Social Security number (SSN) committed to memory. It won’t be found on new Department of Defense (DoD) ID cards.

Moving Families Can Transfer TRICARE Prime Enrollment

Active duty military members and their families who are moving to a new location can now transfer their TRICARE Prime military health plan enrollment with a simple phone call.

Battle Over Science, Money Blocks Widely Recommended TBI Therapy

Pentagon blocks cognitive rehabilitation therapy promoted by health experts in show of foolishness unusual even by DoD standards From the VA: Running a very similar version...

Sen. Russ Feingold: Health care reform ensures veterans NOT taxed...

By Sen. Russ Feingold in the Peshtigo Times:  “Country Cousin’s column wrongly said that under the new health care law, veterans will be taxed for...

VFW Officer Hits VFW’s Tradewell in Testimony on Health Care

U.S. Rep Chet Edwards (D-Waco), member of the House Appropriations Committee and Chair of the House Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Subcommittee, slammed...

Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) Decries Health Care Reform “Scare Tactics”

Despite the media spin and scare tactics of opponents of health care reform as reported in previous articles on Veterans Today, Sec Def Gates...

VFW’s Tradewell Betrays Veterans … Again

Thomas J. Tradewell Sr., a Republican flack who heads the Veterans for Foreign Wars (VFW), has an unusual give-away when he's lying. His mouth...