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GUARD AND MILITARY NEWS


Worries over defense spending have military families tightening belts
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Most military families are worried about defense cuts in Washington, driving a record demand for professional financial advice, according to information released this week by Fort Worth-based First Command Financial Services. According to the July survey, 70 percent of military respondents felt anxious about reductions in defense spending, and more than half are concerned about their job security.
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Chief of the National Guard Bureau visits Camp Ripley
Brainerd Dispatch
Gen. Frank J. Grass, chief of the National Guard Bureau, visited camp Ripley to meet with National Guard men and women and share with them the future directions of the National Guard. While at Camp Ripley 46 years later, Grass and his wife, along with Chief Master Sgt. Mitchell Brush, senior enlisted advisor to the National Guard, toured the facility, its many resources and talked to the men and women working at Camp Ripley.
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Son of Alaska Air Guard colonel named Air National Guard Youth of the Year
DVIDS
Staff Sgt. Edward Eagerton writes: "He is confident yet equally humble, a combination of qualities often not found in youth. Compounded with accomplishment, Brice Wilbanks, now entering his sophomore year at South Anchorage High School, made the perfect candidate to receive the 2015 Air National Guard Youth of the Year award, for which he was recognized at a ceremony."
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King, Collins call for more US addiction treatment funding
Sun Journal via Bangor Daily News
The same day Republican Gov. Paul LePage reiterated his intent to use National Guard troops to fight Maine's growing heroin problem, the state's U.S. senators asked the federal government to increase access to treatment programs for painkiller addicts. Those addicted to prescription painkillers often use heroin as a substitute when they can no longer get a prescription filled or afford to buy black market painkillers on the street.
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National Guard leadership visits Oregon
DVIDS
The director of the National Guard Bureau along with his senior enlisted adviser, visited the 142nd Fighter Wing during a town hall event, speaking and interacting directly with Guardsmen here on base. Army Gen. Frank J. Grass, the 27th NBG Chief, and Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Mitchell O. Brush, addressed key issues effecting Airmen, while outlining the three key missions of the National Guard including; providing resources to the governor to protect the homeland, supporting worldwide combat capabilities, and Oregon's continual assistance to Bangladesh and Vietnam under the State Partnership Program.
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At Chattanooga remembrance, Secretary of Defense vows to protect troops
Military Times
One month after the fatal shooting of four Marines and a sailor in Chattanooga, Tennessee at a Navy Reserve Center, an air of uncertainty still surrounds the catastrophic attack and its roots. "The meaning of their killing is yet unclear. What combination of disturbed mind, violent extremism and hateful ideology was at work, we don't know. Perhaps it will never be fully known, let alone fathomable by all who have the decency and the conscience to value their fellow human beings," Defense Secretary Ash Carter told hundreds of mourners at a memorial service.
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Pentagon warms up to idea of Gitmo moving inside US
The Daily Caller
The Pentagon is reportedly scouting locations in the United States to house detainees from Guantanamo Bay, according to a report from The Associated Press. Officials are now looking at the Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas and the Charleston Navy brig in South Carolina as possible spots for Gitmo detainees shipped from Cuba to the United States, The Associated Press reports. The AP report punctuates years of Pentagon squeamishness about carrying out President Barack Obama's plans to close Gitmo.
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A challenge accepted
DVIDS
Earlier this year a challenge was issued to Army National Guard recruiters across the country: enlist nine new recruits in 90 days. It was not going to be easy when considering the average is about three in that same time frame, but the challenge would help the Army Guard stay on track to maintain its end strength, it was a way to motivate the recruiting force through a little healthy competition.
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Jeb Bush unveils VA reform plan for presidential bid
Military Times
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush hopes to thrust Veteran Affairs reform into the center of the 2016 presidential campaign — and position himself as the most veteran-friendly candidate — with the release of a new policy platform today. The move comes almost six months before the first Republican primary, but also at a time when Bush and others in the large GOP field are struggling to gain the attention and support of likely voters.
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OMB director: 'sequestration was never intended to take effect'
Fierce Government
In a letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee, Office of Management and Budget Director Shaun Donovan outlined "serious concerns" about funding cuts outlined in the proposed appropriations bill. The bill would reduce funding overall by about $4 billion, giving the government 16.3 percent less than President Obama's budget request.
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"We Care for America" Foundation: Program suspended until further notice
EANGUS
The National Guard Soldier and Airmen Relief Fund was created many years ago through a generous grant from a corporate partner. Over time, this fund has supported National Guard members faster than we have replenished the funds. As a result, we have had to temporarily suspend the program and focus on rebuilding the reserves.

To donate: https://eangus.org/wcfa/

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Introducing the TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TRDP) New Mobile Directory
TRICARE
When TRDP beneficiaries see a TRDP network dentist, they save money! And now, there is a new mobile dentist directory at trdp.org that makes it even easier to find a TRDP network dentist.

At home or on the go when using a smartphone or tablet, the mobile directory detects your mobile device and automatically optimizes the network directory for your device.

You can search by ZIP code, address, or dentist name and filter by location/distance. You can also search by dental specialty to find a TRDP network dentist who fits your specific dental care needs.

Once search results are provided, you can press on the dentist’s listing to call the dentist directly to see if he/she is accepting new patients and make an appointment. The mobile directory even uses your device’s mapping capabilities to give you driving directions to the dental office!

Ready to get started? Access the new mobile directory by clicking on the Find a Dentist link on the trdp.org homepage or by going directly to trdpnetwork.org.

And watch the Save Money video to learn about how to save money by using a TRDP network dentist!

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Have a Question or Do You Have a Non-TRDP Enrollee Who Requires Live Assistance?
TRDP
If you have a beneficiary with a question about enrolling in TRDP that they cannot locate on the trdp.org website, please have the beneficiary contact their Regional Representative. Regional Representative contact information is located on the TRDP website at www.trdp.org/contact or at this direct link to the Regional Representative listing: http://www.trdp.org/benefits-advisors/local-support.html. These Representatives are standing-by and ready to help!
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USAA Affinity eNewsletter — News You Can Use
USAA
4 Ways to Help Your Teen Enter the Workforce
Here are four steps to prepare your teen to land that first job

How to Manage Money When You Lose Your Job"
A job loss, whether sudden or anticipated, can be a major blow to your finances. Consider these tips to stay afloat as you seek new employment.

5 Ways to Help Avoid Drowning in Student Debt
Use these five strategies to help avoid sinking your financial future while paying for college.?

Defuse the Power of Electrical Surges
Power surges can destroy your electronics and appliances. Here are three ways to help protect your devices.

Check Your Auto Policy
Every six months, review your auto insurance policy for potential savings and to make sure you have the appropriate amount of coverage.

The USAA Member Community serves as the place for members to seek/give advice and tips around items that are most important in their life.
Hot on USAA Social

Facebook: Great USAA military appreciation event today with troops participating in NFL Combine drills at Washington Redskins Training Camp! ‪#‎SaluteToService
Twitter:How Ride-Share Gap Protection Works — From Start to Stop:http://bit.ly/1TewvDw.

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