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Major Veterans Legislation Winding Through Congress
Lots of changes for military members and veterans are included in House amendments to legislation.
'Blue Water Navy' Backers Press Trump to Pressure Senators
Seven groups wrote the president, saying his support could push Congress to approve the legislation.
FEDVIP Extends Military Retiree Dental, Vision Enrollment Window
Military retiree procrastinators get extra time to sign up for dental and vision plans.
VA Makes It Easier to Share Your Health Information with Private Doctors
An update to the VA's Blue Button system makes sharing health info with your personal doctor easier
Scientists Recommend Health Monitoring for Gulf War, Post-9/11 Vets, Offspring
An influential non-profit says the VA and DoD should track troops and their children for environment-related conditions.
Pressure, Compromise Keep Hope Alive for 'Blue Water Navy' Bill
Four veterans groups and a prominent military association have joined forces to try to push the legislation through Congress.
Almost Half of Retiree Tricare Dental Users Could Soon Be Uninsured
Of the 800,000 military retirees who currently use Tricare's retiree dental program, only about 420,000 have signed-up for a...
What Is Tricare 'Open Enrollment?' What to Know Before It's Too Late
Time is running out for military families and retirees to participate in the military's first-ever open enrollment period.
VA Seeks Input on Caregiver Benefits
With the VA’s caregiver program set to expand, the agency needs your help to know how to make it better.
Blue Water Navy Bill Sinking in Senate Despite Late-Hour Talks
As many as 90,000 ailing "Blue Water Navy" veterans are likely to have to wait for a new Congress to see legislation passed.