Gulf War vet becomes first woman in 25 years to lead a major veterans organization

  Correction: This story has been updated to reflect that Vietnam Veterans of America had a female commander in the 1980s. WASHINGTON — Nine years ago, when Army veteran Delphine Metcalf-Foster went to her local Veterans Affairs hospital for a knee replacement, she asked her doctors if they would use…

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DFAS Retired and Annuitant Pay Changes Mailing Address

DFAS-SmartDocs@mail.mil  To excaliberz@yahoo.com Aug 8 at 8:45 PM   Attention all retirees and annuitants,   The Defense Finance and Accounting Service’s addresses changed effective May 1, 2017.  The old addresses are being discontinued and will be replaced by addresses in Indianapolis.  The new addresses are:

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Recap: VA To Eliminate 7 Compensable Disabilities

Not all service-connected medical conditions and injuries are incurred or exacerbated in the performance of military duties. For example, a qualifying injury can occur when a service member was at home or on leave, and a qualifying medical condition, such as multiple sclerosis, can develop independently of a service member’s military…

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