Legislative Process Brief presented to Navy Petty Officer First Class Leadership Seminar By Joe Barnes National Executive Director, FRA at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland 1 April 2009. What is FRA?.
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LegislativeProcess Briefpresented to
Navy Petty Officer First Class
National Executive Director, FRA
Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland
1 April 2009
Retirement programs are a great example of how benefits can change, and why FRA stays vigilant.
There are three retirement programs –
Because there are no guarantees that benefits will not be changed, it is important to have advocates representing your needs and the needs and concerns of your family!
“Congress has added politically popular pay raises and increased benefits for military personnel in a succession of defense authorization and appropriations bills, while stifling repeated efforts by the Bush administration to raise fees for the military’s Tricare health care system, which grants many service personnel and their families health coverage for life.”
CQ Today, Thursday, February 5, 2009
Re: House Budget Committee Testimony of February 4, 2009
Stephen Daggett, Congressional Research Service
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