7 March 2011 Military Report

From the 7 March 2011 Military Report at Military.com, financial news that might affect you:

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Assistance – The Department of Veterans (VA) is expanding support nationally to caregivers of veterans with Alzheimer’s disease. More…

Another Report Takes Shot at TRICARE – A new report suggests changes that specifically target working-age retirees who choose TRICARE Prime, seeks to increase TRICARE for Life fees, and more. More…

Marines’ Career Planner Conference – The Enlisted Retention and Career Counseling Section (MMEA-6) of the Enlisted Assignment Branch at Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps will host the 2011 Career Planner Conference in May. More…

Military Special Pay – Learn about the special pays and incentives you qualify for, depending on your career field, specialized skills, duty assignment, or geographical location. More…

NAUS Scholarships – NAUS will be awarding four $2,000 undergraduate scholarships for the 2011-2012 School Year! More…

TRICARE Promotes Cancer Screenings – For TRICARE Prime and Standard beneficiaries, there are no cost shares or co-pays for colorectal cancer screenings, as well as many other important preventive care services. More…

Tuition Assistance Program Overview – The Armed Forces offers Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Guardsman, and Airmen several programs to support their education goals including up to 100% Tuition Assistance for college courses taken during off-duty hours. More…

For more information, and non-financial news, see the complete Military Report.

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Kate Horrell
Kate Horrell is a military financial coach, mom of four teens, and Navy spouse. She has a background in taxes and mortgage banking, and a trove of experience helping other military families with their money. Follow her on twitter @realKateHorrell.