Articles by Terry Howell


OpEd: America’s Rosies

America’s Rosies: The women who built the armament that led the entire world to peace By Congresswoman Candice Miller In today’s world, gender-segregated workplaces seem…


TRICARE Update: Autism Care Demo

Update from TRICARE – The Comprehensive Autism Care Demonstration (ACD) was recently updated to reduce the potential financial burden of applied behavior analysis (ABA) services for non-active…

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New Fairness to Veterans Act Unveiled

The following has been provided by The American Legion – ‘Fairness to Veterans’ empowers veteran-owned businesses in rebuilding nation’s infrastructure  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Mike…

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Vietnam Veterans Day

The following is President Obama’s 2012 proclamation declaring March 29, 2012, as Vietnam Veterans Day. There is currently a bill in the Senate (S. 409),…

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Deadline Looms for TSP Required Update

Important Notice from the Defense Finance and Accounting Service – Active duty Roth TSP participants have until Saturday midnight to get updated contribution elections submitted via…

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Retiree COLA Reduction Delayed

By Bryant Jordan – A move to reduce retirement pay increases for future career service members by 1 percent lower will not go into…

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Changes to Discretionary Allotments

New Department of Defense regulations prohibit the use of discretionary allotments for the purchase, lease or rent personal property. Personal property includes vehicles, appliances and…

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Ebola: Informed and Not Afraid

Posted at the Request of the Dept. of Defense By Rosemary Freitas Williams, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy Ebola….

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MOAA Pushes Back on Pay Cap

The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) issued a statement strongly objecting to the proposal to again cap military pay below private sector pay growth. The statement…