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Decided to put together some info for veterans.

Don't believe the lies about Tricare coming from the anti-HRC fear-mongers. Premiums will not be going up and your plan will not be taxed.

The President believes our nation's greatest strategic asset is our men and women in uniform. Our servicemen and women and their families have always sacrificed selflessly in defense of our ideals.  That is why one of the President's top priorities since coming into office has been to give our veterans "the care they were promised and the benefits that they have earned."

Some additional info on right wing fear-mongering

Indeed Democrats contend that if the Senate-passed Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (HR 3590) becomes law, many of 16 million veterans not enrolled in VA health care "will have access to quality, affordable health insurance choices through [new] health insurance Exchanges�and may be eligible for premium tax credits and cost-sharing reductions as well."

The Social Security Administration is expediting benefits for wounded warriors. This is available to all veterans disabled on active duty since October 1, 2001

For retirees only, there are free eye glasses from the Naval Ophthalmic Support and Training Activity. Click on the "How-to-Order:Retirees" link for info.

Originally posted to Mr Boffo on Mon Jan 18, 2010 at 07:00 AM PST.

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