MCRA Blog

Changes to Burn Pit Registry

By Stephanie Eber

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 / BlogVA News

Since 2014, VA’s Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry has been an important tool for recent Veterans and service members to record their airborne hazard exposures and related health conditions, with an optional examination with a health care provider to learn more.

What You Need to Know About Estate Planning

SPONSORED BY MOAA

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 / Blog

Proper estate planning is vital to protect your loved ones and your legacy. But it's often neglected or put off until it's too late.

Honor Captain Ross A. Reynolds

State of MA

Saturday, April 2, 2022 / BlogMarine Corps/DoD News

State of MA to honor the service & sacrific of Captain Ross A. Reynolds, USMC


Oldest Living WWII Veteran Celebrates His 112th Birthday with Drive-By Party in New Orleans

By Greta Bjornson

Oldest Living WWII Veteran Celebrates His 112th Birthday with Drive-By Party in New Orleans
Sunday, September 19, 2021 / BlogNews

Lawrence Brooks, the nation's oldest living WWII veteran, marked his 112th birthday with a celebration outside his Louisiana home

Temporary hike in BAH imminent for some troops, families caught in housing crunch

By Karen Jowers and Davis Winkie

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 / BlogLegislative News

Military members and families affected by surging housing costs in 56 areas around the country may soon get relief through a temporary hike in their Basic Allowance for Housing.

DoD officials had not officially confirmed the initiative to Military Times by publication time, but the start is imminent, according to a Pentagon source with knowledge of the discussions. The temporary BAH hike has been approved by DoD personnel officials and is scheduled to take effect Oct. 1, the source said.



Corps to fire ship-sinking missile in Pacific as ‘demonstration of force’

Philip Athey

Corps to fire ship-sinking missile in Pacific as ‘demonstration of force’
Sunday, August 15, 2021 / BlogNewsMarine Corps/DoD News

The Marine Corps will launch a Naval Strike Missile at a scrapped U.S. Navy hull Sunday as a demonstration of the force that future Marine artillery units may be able to bring to the fight.

Another 16 million veterans can get these DoD travel deals

Karen Jowers

Another 16 million veterans can get these DoD travel deals
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 / BlogVA News

An additional 16 million veterans are now eligible to use the Defense Department’s discount travel site, under an expansion announced today by DoD’s American Forces Travel and Priceline.


NEW JOB POSTINGS

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 / BlogJob Postings


LAND NAVIGATION AWARD PRESENTED

"Maj Keith Wells Award"

LAND NAVIGATION AWARD PRESENTED
Thursday, July 15, 2021 / Blog


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