marinecorpstimes.com http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com en-us Copyright 2015, marinecorpstimes.com SaxoTech Online Tue, 02 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0400 Tue, 02 Jun 2015 09:32:08 -0400 15 Shipping delays appear to be easing for troops' personal vehicles http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS/311090014 The backlog of troops' privately owned vehicles has almost been cleared, according to an analysis of numbers provided by the contractor responsible for shipping troops' cars on reassignment moves to and from overseas. Sun, 09 Nov 2014 10:26:00 -0400 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141109/NEWS/311090014 Justice Department's influence in VA cases up for debate http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141107/NEWS05/311070044 When Congress passed new rules for firing Veterans Affairs executives in July, the goal was to get rid of problem employees faster and without bureaucratic confusion. So far, it's done neither. Fri, 07 Nov 2014 08:50:00 -0400 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141107/NEWS05/311070044 Death prompts changes at Hampton VA hospital http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141106/NEWS/311060040 A patient's death has prompted policy changes at the Hampton VA Medical Center. Thu, 06 Nov 2014 10:15:00 -0400 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141106/NEWS/311060040 Medical tests for PTSD and TBI not far off http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141105/NEWS/311050064 Researchers are inching closer to creating medical tests to detect post-traumatic stress or mild traumatic brain injury - conditions that now are diagnosed only with self-reported symptoms and subjective exams. Thu, 06 Nov 2014 12:51:00 -0400 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141105/NEWS/311050064 Autism therapy benefit to be analyzed for DoD http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141105/NEWS/311050063 The Defense Department has hired Rand Corp. to analyze its autism therapy benefit to determine whether the level of coverage is appropriate and how well it stacks up against private insurers. Wed, 05 Nov 2014 17:27:00 -0400 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141105/NEWS/311050063 VA names new director for Phoenix medical center http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141105/NEWS/311050042 The Department of Veterans Affairs has named longtime administrator Glen Grippen as the third interim executive to oversee the Phoenix VA Health Care System since it became the hub of a national crisis over mismanagement and delayed care. Wed, 05 Nov 2014 09:26:00 -0400 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141105/NEWS/311050042 Some veterans to receive health care 'choice cards' this week http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141105/BENEFITS06/311050038 Veterans Affairs Department 'choice cards' will arrive in some veterans' mailboxes this week, allowing them to seek out private medical care and have VA pick up the bill. Wed, 05 Nov 2014 07:35:00 -0400 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141105/BENEFITS06/311050038 DoD proposes consolidating Tricare regions into two http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141104/BENEFITS06/311040057 The Defense Health Agency is proposing to cut the number of Tricare regions from three to two, a cost-savings plan that would sharply increase competition for the next round of lucrative Pentagon health care contracts. Tue, 04 Nov 2014 16:42:00 -0400 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141104/BENEFITS06/311040057 Mission Family: Limits on nonprofit groups designed to protect military families http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141104/NEWS/311040045 You may not have realized there was a problem. You may not have known that some nonprofit groups have been trying to make your life easier but are hitting roadblocks when military installation officials won't allow them access. Tue, 04 Nov 2014 10:27:00 -0400 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141104/NEWS/311040045 Tricare Help: How to disenroll from Tricare Young Adult http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141104/BENEFITS06/311040043 Q. I'm enrolled in Tricare Young Adult. But I just graduated college and got a job that offers health benefits. Tue, 04 Nov 2014 09:39:00 -0400 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141104/BENEFITS06/311040043 Ask the Lawyer: Uncharged offenses relevant in sexual assault cases http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141104/NEWS/311040042 A. Under the Military Rules of Evidence, prosecutors generally can't use evidence of other crimes, wrongs or acts to prove that it was within a service member's character to commit whatever offense he or she is charged with. Tue, 04 Nov 2014 09:33:00 -0400 http://archive.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20141104/NEWS/311040042