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Topic - Veterans' Affairs Committee
Dear Sgt. Shaft: I served in the Virginia Air National Guard and had TRICARE Reserve Select. In October of 2012, I had some blood tests done through my doctor's office. To my knowledge, I was covered under TRICARE Reserve Select. I had also paid for my coverage up until January of 2013.
Dear Sgt. Shaft: I would appreciate it if you would answer a question for me. My wife is deceased, and I am wondering how long it will take for my new wife, if I remarry, to come under TRICARE For Life.
House Republicans said Wednesday that the Veterans Affairs Department may not be ready to handle hundreds of thousands of veterans who may sign up for health benefits next year to meet the new individual mandate under President Obama's health-care law.
CLARK COUNTY, Nev.
"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."
Dear Sgt. Shaft: My husband is buried at the RIverside National Cemetery. He died, April 25, 1987, and was interred May 12, 1987. What are the requirements for spouse burial?
Even with President Obama "evolving" his way to support of gay marriage, the politics of the issue are playing out in the states, with potentially large consequences for the vote in November.
A veteran's widow would like to find out about any benefits she may have.
Dear Sgt. Shaft: My husband is on the Agent Orange list, but cannot receive any benefits because his ship isn't on the list. Is there anything we can do?