Protect the Post 9/11 GI Bill

Apr 29, 2016, 1:35 AM

Earlier this year the House quietly passed H.R. 3016 which includes a provision cutting 50 percent of the basic allowance for housing (BAH) to…

5-Day NDAA Campaign, Day 5, Stop TRICARE Co-payment Increases

Jul 10, 2015, 1:32 AM

Service members went from documented promises of free, lifetime healthcare, to CHAMPUS, to a switch to TRICARE to reduce healthcare spending, to a…

5-Day NDAA Campaign, Day 4, Common Sense Retirement Changes

Jul 9, 2015, 1:28 AM

On January 29, 2015, the MCRMC made several recommendations, one of which was to convert the current military retirement system to a blended one which…

5-Day NDAA Campaign, Day 3, Commissary Funding

Jul 8, 2015, 1:24 AM

Today we tackle the full Commissary Funding. Please urge friends, family, co-workers, and AFSA members to go to the AFSA website and use the Voter's…

5-Day NDAA Campaign, Day 2, Stop BAH Cuts

Jul 7, 2015, 1:19 AM

In its version of the FY 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA),the Senate has proposed a drastic cut in the amount of the basic allowance for…

5-Day NDAA Campaign, Day 1, 2.3% Pay Raise

Jul 6, 2015, 1:15 AM

Today we tackle the 2.3% Pay Raise. Please urge friends, family, co-workers, and AFSA members to go to AFSA's website and take action on the 2.3% pay…

Legislative Call to Action

Jul 5, 2015, 1:10 AM

Fellow AFSA Division 3 Leaders it is time for us to answer our organizations call to action.

No Time To Rest

Jun 3, 2015, 1:05 AM

The 2014 legislative year was another hard fought campaign but once again AFSA held the line against a relentless assault on our promised benefits.

Legislative Update - Dr. Scott Porter

May 11, 2015, 12:53 PM

AFSA Division 3 was fortunate to have Dr. Scott Porter, Deputy Director, Military & Government Relations in attendance at our recent PAC.

S 241 Military Family Relief Act of 2015

May 9, 2015, 12:46 PM

Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to pay temporary (not to exceed six months) dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC) to the…

HR 216 VA Budget Planning Reform Act

May 7, 2015, 11:36 PM

H.R. 216 would require the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to submit several reports to the Congress and to designate a current Assistant…

HR 800 Express Appeals Act

May 4, 2015, 12:42 PM

Many veterans and retirees have experienced long delays with appeals on their VA claim decision. This bill will allow members to participate in a…