ARMY RETIREMENT SERVICES

ARMY RETIREMENT SERVICES

Army & Air Force Exchange Service to Recognize Vietnam Veterans with Pinning Ceremonies

Posted on March 18, 2019

For the second year in a row, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service will honor Vietnam Veterans for their service and sacrifice on March 29, National Vietnam War Veterans Day.

Everyone who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces at any time from Nov. 1, 1955 to May 15, 1975, regardless of location,will receive a Vietnam Veteran Lapel Pin at their local Exchange during cere

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Transitions to VA care made easy with partnerships

Posted on March 18, 2019

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is committed to serving America's Veterans, including Veterans who are eligible for VHA care but choose to receive care at facilities outside the VA health system.

VHA has established partnerships with the Marcus Institute for Brain Health and the Wounded Warrior Project to maintain seamless care for Veteran patients.

Both partne

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Transitions to VA care made easy with partnerships

Posted on March 15, 2019

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is committed to serving America's Veterans, including Veterans who are eligible for VHA care but choose to receive care at facilities outside the VA health system. VHA has established partnerships with the Marcus Institute for Brain Health and the Wounded Warrior Project to maintain seamless care for Veteran patients.

Both partnerships

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Tools Of The Trade

Posted on March 14, 2019

Just like a carpenter would not build a house without the right tools, you shouldn't plan your retirement without the right retirement tools and resources. Now that you have over 17 years of service, tools and resources you should be using include: MyArmyBenefits, Soldier for Life, Veterans Affairs (VA), TRICARE, MyPay, and USAR Retirement websites.

A great place to start is MyArmyBe

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Getting Married? Know Your TRICARE Health Care Options

Posted on March 13, 2019

Getting married? Congratulations! You and your family members may experience changes in TRICARE Prime or TRICARE Select eligibility and coverage after getting married. A change in family composition, such as marriage, is a TRICARE Read more...


Military Retirees: How to Make Tax Season Less Taxing

Posted on March 12, 2019

    Tax season requires finding and organizing a lot of paperwork. Here are some tips for making the process easier and less stressful.

Tip 1: Make a checklist of the documents you need      

     Whether you are doing your taxes yourself, or having someone else prepare them for you, the first step is to g

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Dietitian-approved recipes: New commissary displays make it easier to cook more meals at home

Posted on March 11, 2019

Commissary shoppers looking to up their health and wellness game have only to pull out their smartphone and take a photo of one of the new dietitian-approved recipe posters appearing in commissaries worldwide.

"The posters started going up in December 2018, and it's a concept that meets the busy, health-conscious lifestyles of our customers," said Qahir Abdur-Raman, who coordinated t

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Army Echoes informs Retired Soldiers, surviving spouses, and their Families on changes to their benefits and entitlements, developments within the Army, and how they can continue to support the Army.