By Aniela Szymanski
VA plans to change how it rates tinnitus. Currently, tinnitus is a standalone disability with a 10% rating. That means that even if a veteran does not have any other service-connected disability except for tinnitus, he or she can receive a 10% rating solely for the tinnitus.
House Veterans Affairs Committee Hearing on the Legislative Presentation of Disabled American Veterans
Military Health System/Defense Health Agency Outreach Partners:
Hello and greetings from the Defense Health Agency! The end of meteorological winter brings the second edition of the MHS RoundUp, our new, regular monthly email we distribute to our partners to highlight select stories from around the Military Health System and other topics we believe may be of interest to you.
By: Jordan Kolb, Legislative Intern
On February 24th, 2022, Admiral Karl L. Schultz, the 26th Commandant of the U.S.
Coast Guard delivered his annual State of the Coast Guard Address in Clearwater, Florida.
The CWOA will be donating $1,000 to the Coast Guard Museum in memory of "The Coast Guard Lady" Lois Bouton.
If you would like to additionally make a donation we will be collecting donations until 28 February 2022.
House Veteran Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Hearing on Securing High-Demand Jobs for Veterans
Hello and greetings from the Defense Health Agency!
We hope you have all had a great start to the new year. This message is intended to be the first of a regular email we will distribute to you to highlight select stories and articles from around the Military Health System and other topics that may be of interest to you and your networks.
Carl and Sue Seale invited a group of retired military that were camping at Pelican Roost RV on Naval Station Mayport to a lunch at Coast Guard Station Mayport on 23 November 2021. The Commanding Officer, CWO4 (BOSN) John Holmes, hosted the group and gave us a guided tour of the station. The group represented Navy submarine and surface service, Army nurse and ground service, Air Force and Coast Guard. This group all travels in motorhomes and we get together every year in November. Everyone appreciated the lunch and tour and they did learn something about what the Coast Guard is doing today.
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"I want to ask all of our Warrant Officers if they feel valued at the CWOA?
On the afternoon of October 26th, the Steven Shields Alexandria Chapter hosted members from around the greater National Capital Region for a Fall Membership drive and social event. With about 45 general members in attendance, this event also served as a quarterly General Membership Meeting for the CWOA.
The views expressed in the articles in this publication are solely those of the authors. They do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the organizations for which they work, CWOAUSCG, the U.S. Coast Guard, the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, or the U.S. government.