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Bill Would Let Children Stay On Parents’ Tricare Plan Until Age 26

Rep. Elaine Luria, a Democrat whose district includes numerous military installations, including Naval Air Station Oceana and Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, introduced a bill Thursday to allow young adults to stay on Tricare. Currently, dependent children of active-duty or retired personnel lose their Tricare eligibility at age 21, or age 23 if they …

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COLA Increase for Veterans Benefits Passes House

This year’s bill was introduced by Rep. Elaine Luria, D-Virginia, a retired Navy commander, and co-sponsored by Rep. Mike Bost, R-Illinois, a Marine veteran. Both stressed the need for urgent action by the Senate. “During this public health emergency, it is more important now than ever to provide this cost-of-living adjustment to disabled veterans who depend on their benefits …

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