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Feds Feed Families: Stateside Commissaries Serve As Collection Sites For Donations Through July 31
FORT LEE, Va. – The USDA’s Feds Feed Families (FFF) campaign for 2020 has started for federal workers, and Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) customers and employees who want to donate to food banks and pantries.This year’s program runs June 1- July 31 and for the first time, the Department of Defense has delegated the campaign lead to DeCA, said Randy Eller, the agency’s director of logistics.“We are proud of taking the lead for a campaign that allows us to showcase...

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Posted on July 6, 2020







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Replace Your Social Security Card Online In 43 States And The District Of Columbia
We’re pleased to announce that we’ve added Connecticut, Ohio, and Utah to the growing list of states where you can go online to replace your Social Security card. In many cases, you may not need a replacement card. Most of the time, simply knowing your Social Security number is enough.If you do need to replace your lost or misplaced Social Security card, our online application makes getting a replacement card easier than ever. Online card replacement is available if you live in the D...

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Posted on July 6, 2020







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How TRICARE Is Responding To COVID-19 And What It Means For You
The Military Health System (MHS) is working to improve your access to care during these trying times. In response to the national health emergency due to the pandemic, the Defense Health Agency (DHA) introduced temporary changes. Whether you’re an active duty service member or a military retiree, these changes can help you and your family.“It’s more important now than ever for military personnel, their families, and others using TRICARE to know how to access their care,”...

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Posted on July 2, 2020







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News From Our Partners: Armed Forces Retirement Home Welcomes Applications - Protection Of Residents Is Our Highest Priority
Seeking a healthy, safe, and dynamic place to live in retirement?  Then the Armed Forces Retirement Home (AFRH) may just be for you!AFRH offers affordable independent living to eligible veterans in its Washington, D.C., and Gulfport, Miss. locations, and we continue to accept applications for residency in 2020.Maintaining the health of our residents and staff during COVID-19 is our highest priority.  To date, no resident has tested positive for the virus. In March, AFRH instituted...

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Posted on June 29, 2020