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FRA PROTECTS YOUR PAY AND BENEFITS Legitimate and very serious threats to active duty, veteran, retiree, and reserve pay and benefits are being considered by Congress. FRA has always been at the forefront of defending military and veterans’ health care, compensation and benefits, and other quality-of-life programs. We need your help to get the message to Congress! The threats to your pay and benefits have never been greater. Pay increases for career enlisted personnel Protection of military retirement benefits
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The short list of FRA’s legislative victories on the back of this flap is just the tip of the iceberg. To learn more about FRA’s achievements, current legislative agenda, and most importantly, how you can participate, visit the FRA Action Center: www.fra.org/actioncenter
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Beyond keeping you up-to-date on today’s important issues and FRA’s responses, the Action Center allows you to convey your concerns directly to your elected officials. Use the pre-written letters provided or craft your own to urge your elected officials to halt potentially harmful legislation or support legislation that will help you. You will be kept apprised of changes and can see first-hand how adding your voice to FRA’s makes the message stronger.
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