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Saturday, September 16, 2023 / NewsVA News

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Q&A: TRICARE For Life and Your Family

Saturday, September 16, 2023 / BlogNewsMarine Corps/DoD News

FALLS CHURCH, Va.  –  For many families, staying healthy is a big priority. If you’ll be eligible for TRICARE For Life (TFL) soon, you might be wondering how this affects your family’s health care coverage.“Your TFL eligibility is based in part on your eligibility for Medicare,” said Anne Breslin, TRICARE For Life program manager at the Defense Health Agency. “When you become eligible for Medicare, your family members who aren’t yet eligible for Medicare may stay in their current TRICARE plans.”

Natural Disaster One pager to educate veterans about fraud that occurs during natural disasters

Thursday, August 31, 2023 / NewsVA News

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US may put armed troops on commercial ships in Strait of Hormuz

By Lolita C. Baldor and Jon Gambrell, Associated Press

US may put armed troops on commercial ships in Strait of Hormuz
Tuesday, August 8, 2023 / BlogNewsMarine Corps/DoD News

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The U.S. military is considering putting armed personnel on commercial ships traveling through the Strait of Hormuz, in what would be an unheard of action aimed at stopping Iran from seizing and harassingcivilian vessels, four American officials told The Associated Press on Thursday.

US Marine acting commandant details future direction of service

By Megan Eckstein

US Marine acting commandant details future direction of service
Monday, August 7, 2023 / BlogNewsMarine Corps/DoD News

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Marine Corps’ top officer has sent a message to all Marines to clarify the direction the service will take while he awaits Senate confirmation to become commandant.

VA launches mobile medical units to increase access to health care for homeless Veterans

Monday, August 7, 2023 / NewsVA News

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced that it will deploy 25 mobile medical units across the country during the next six months to provide health care and support to homeless and at-risk Veterans. The first MMU arrived today at the VA Orlando Healthcare System, and the full deployment schedule for upcoming MMUs can be viewed here.


Washington, DC

Saturday, July 1, 2023 / NewsMarine Corps/DoD News


Land Navigation Award Presented

National Executive Director Makes Presentation

Land Navigation Award Presented

Recently, Robert Donaghue, national Executive Director, attended The Basic School graduation aboard MCB Quantico, VA to present the “Maj Keith Wells” Land Navigation Award. The recipient of this award was 2Lt. William Hyer from Bridgehampton, NY.