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RAO Bulletin 1 November 2012

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THIS BULLETIN CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING ARTICLES

== DoD Fraud, Waste, & Abuse [01] ———– (ACE Missing Receipts)
== NDAA 2013 [12] ——————————- (TMC Lobbying Effort)
== South Carolina DOR Data Breach —————— (3.6 Million SSNs)
== VA Conference Scandal [02] ———————- (Remedial Actions)
== Veterans Day 2012 ——————————– (Appreciation Offers)
== Oklahoma Vet Homes [02] ———- (Families Describe VA Neglect)
== National Museum of the Marine Corps [01] ———– (Puller Statue)
== VA Work-Study Program ———————————— (Overview)
== VA Work-Study Program [01] ———————– (Late Paychecks)
== Arlington National Cemetery [39] ———— (New Interactive Map)
== GI Bill [130] ————————————- (NC Residency Issues)
== Telemarketing Call Elimination [10] —— (FTC Escalates Program)
== Widow(er)’s SSA Benefits [02] —————— (Prior Employment)
== VA Pension Program ———————————- (New Fact Sheet)
== VA Burial Benefit [16] ———————— (Capital Crime Impact)
== Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial [06] —————- (19 Oct Hearing)
== USS Enterprise (CVN-65) ————— (A Long Sail to Retirement)
== USS Enterprise (CVN-65) [01] ——————- (Museum Proposal)
== USERRA [16] ——————————– (Dwayne Coffer Lawsuit)
== POW Reconciliation Tours —————————— (Osaka Japan)
== DoD/VA Seamless Transition [14] ———– (Lovell FHCC Snafus)
== Monopoly – America’s World War II ———————- (Available)
== HMS Ambush ————————————————- (Awesome)
== VA Pension/Disability ————————————- (Work Rules)
== VA Medical Marijuana Policy [05] —- (Fed Appeals Court Hearing)
== VA Fraud Waste & Abuse [26] ————————– (Honolulu HI)
== Big Brother ——————————————————- (Verizon)
== Blunders in Arms ———————————- (Unusual Weaponry)
== COLA 2013 [02] —————————————- (Social Security)
== COLA 2013 [03] ————————————– (Federal Retirees)
== COLA 2013 [04] ————————————– (Military Retirees)
== COLA 2013 [05] ————————————— (Veteran Affairs)
== Vet Benefits (Federal) ————————————— (Explained)
== Veterans’ Treatment Court [16] —————— (60 Minutes Report)
== VA Cancer Treatment [03] ————— (Senior Age Consideration)
== Supermarket Food ————————————— (What to Avoid)
== Telemarketing Call Elimination [09] —————— (Political Calls)
== Debt Collector’s Rules [03] ———– (Exempt Disability Payments)
== Obit ~ Basil L. Plumley ——————————— (10 OCT 2012)
== TRICARE Prime [14] ———————— (Premium Increase Alert)
== TRICARE Prime [15] ** —————- (Oregon Pullout Questioned)
== VA Claim Denial [08] ** ————– ( Rates Higher for Reservists)
== Times Square V-J Day Kiss ** ———————– (Sexual Assault?)
== Vet Charity Watch [28] ————– (Alias Bobby Thompson ID’ed)
== Mobilized Reserve 23 OCT 2012————————– (96 Increase)
== PTSD [120] ————————————— (Cost Basis Diagnosis)
== Vet Jobs [90] —————————– (Get Skills to Work Program)
== Vet Jobs [91] ————————————– (NOV 2012 Job Fairs)
== Vet License Plates ID ————————————– (Availability)
== Veteran Hearing/Mark-up Schedule ————- (As of 30 Oct 2012)
== WWII Vets [30] —————————————– (Darrell Morris)
== Korean War Vets ——————————— (William Earl Brown)
== WWII Posters ———————————————————- (16)
== POW/MIA [30] —————————————- (16-31 Oct 2012)
== Saving Money ——————————————— (Buying Used)
== Notes of Interest ————————————— (15-31 Oct 2012)
== Medicare Fraud [103] ——————————– (15-31 Oct 2012)
== Medicaid Fraud [73] ———————————- (15-31 Oct 2012)
== State Veteran’s Benefits ———————————- (Hawaii 2012)
== Military History ————————— (The Beloved Gooney Bird)
== Military History Anniversaries —————– (Nov 1-15 Summary)
== Military Trivia 61 ————————– (Spanish American War 3)
== Tax Burden for Oklahoma Retirees —————– (As of Oct 2012)
== Aviation Art ——————————————– (Rocket Hunters)
== Veteran Legislation Status 28 OCT 2012 ——— (Where we stand)
== Have You Heard? ———————————– (CHIPs Radar gun)

Attachment – Veteran Legislation as of 28 OCT 2012
Attachment – State Veteran’s Benefits Hawaii 2012DAA
Attachment – Vet License Plates Idaho
Attachment – VBA Pension Program Fact Sheet
Attachment – RAO Bulletin 1 November 2012 (Text & Website Editions)

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CLARK FIELD SPACE-AVAILABLE 24 Oct – 31 Oct 2012

DATE DESTINATION(S) SHOW TIME SEATS/Remarks

24 Oct 2012 Futenma MCAS Oki * 1100 UNK
26 Oct 2012 Kadena AB Oki & Atsugi JPN* 0830 6 Tentative
27 Oct 2012 Futenma MCAS Oki * 1330 UNK
27 Oct 2012 Atsugi JPN* 1230 UNK
28 Oct 2012 Kadena AB Oki & Osan Korea * 0630 4 Tentative
28 Oct 2012 Kadena AB Oki & Atsugi JPN* 0830 UNK
28 Oct 2012 Futenma MCAS Oki * 1130 UNK
29 Oct 2012 Kadena AB & Futenma MCAS Oki * 0630 UNK
31 Oct 2012 Kadena AB Oki * 1300 UNK

Note:
(1) ONCE SELECTED FOR FLIGHT, PASSENGERS MUST TAKE A COPY OF THE MANIFEST TO THE IMMIGRATION OFFICE TO BE STAMPED OUT OF THE PHILIPPINES
(2) FAILURE TO MEET THIS REQUIREMENT WILL RESULT IN YOUR REMOVAL FROM THE FLIGHT.
(3) Please call for Baggage limits on (*) flights… flights limited to 30lbs checked bags plus one 10 lb carry-on
(4) Space A is conducted at the Haribon Passenger Terminal, Air Force City, Clark Field Philippines
(5) MCAS Iwakuni JP & NAF Atsugi JA travel is limited to persons assigned to Japan on Status of Forces Agreement status.
(6) All flight information is subject to change without notice
(7) JUSMAG/AMC CONTACT: 045-499-7279 or 0920-970-5030. Best time to check on flights/seats availability is 1700 daily
[Note: Please call for info vice text. This will allow the called facility to answer all your questions and serve more customers in less time.]

Additional Info:
a. Yokota Air Base Space “A” information: E-mail To make a reservation: mailto:730ams.space.available@yokota.af.mil
b. Kadena Air Base Space “A” information: E-mail: mailto:Space.Available@kadena.af.mil
c. To download an interactive AMC Form 140 go to http://www.spacea.net/images/amcform140.pdf. Complete online and print. With the exception of the Philippines you can fax it [list of Fax numbers provided on the website] or scan it and email it to your desired Space-A departure point. Be sure to verify that it was received and that you are on the roster!

[Source: Jim Boyd, RAO Angeles City msg 21 Oct 2012 ++]