California Council of MOAA California Council of MOAA
California Council of MOAA California Council of MOAA
Member Login    News    Event Calendar    Support our Sponsors      
California Council of MOAA


Recent News:
(Published in last 30 days)


California Council of MOAA
GREAT Job looking out for TROOPS

Honorable Brian Maienschein awaded CALMOAA Leadership Award

Arlington National Cemetery Eligibility Overview Report to Congress

Emergency Response and Relief Non Profit Extending Help to Californians

RX OPEN ACTIVATED In Response to CA Wildfires

SB 1071

President Sacramento Chapter recognized as JROTC Instructor

CA 54 Member LT Brian Thompson USCG PCS to NC

Department of Defense CA ESGR Why become an ESGR Volunteer

ALL SERVICES RETIREE SEMINAR COAST GUARD ISLAND ALAMEDA CA

Fed Collaboration Raises Awareness of Zero Interest Student Loan

CDVA Women Veterans Benefits and Employment Seminar

SCA19 Introduced Property taxation base year value transfer for Vets

Camp Lejeune Health and Disability Benefits

Korean Ambassador for Peace Medal

Ambassador For Peace Medal

TRICARE NEWS

Military experts Leaders Say UP or OUT System Outdated

Pharmacy Fee Hikes Feb 1 Will Drive More Rx Business onto Base

Corn Beef Dinner All VSO Veterans Memorial Building Fundraiser

MOAA National Conference at Sheraton Grand Phoenix

New VA information ib health registries

VA to Expand Telehealth Services

Job List Network Jan 8 2018

VA Discloses Ratings of its 146 Medical Centers

Letter of Appreciation from MOAA President to CDR Lichtenstern

Facebook Cybersecurity University Information

NEW MILITARY RETIREMENT SYSTEM EFFECTIVE JAN 1 2018

Heres How the 2018 Tricare Changes Impact Guard and Reservists

Ventura County Chapter of MOAA

CALMOAA Donating to Semper Fi Fund Camp Pendleton CA

Veteans Compensation Benefits Rate Tables Effective Dec 1 2017

VA Medical Scheduling Now Available Online

Vets Must Apply Onliine for new VA ID Card

VA Joins Task Force To Address Mortgage Refinancing Issue

Breaking News   
Register for News Story Emails

US soldiers wish for masks as air pollution smothers South Korea

 YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea — With much of South Korea smothered in record levels of fine dust, the streets are full of people wearing masks as protection from the punishing air pollution.

Most American soldiers don’t have that option — at least when they’re in uniform. The Air Force permits masks when pollution hits a certain level.

Army regulations bar soldiers from wearing the masks, which cover noses and mouths, unless they have a certified medical condition that merits an exception.

That has caused concern among many soldiers and their loved ones as much of South Korea has endured several days of dense pollution that irritates eyes and makes breathing difficult.

“I feel like my husband should be able to wear a mask. I really don’t like that,” Army wife Alexandra Jackson said as she waited for dinner at the Yongsan Garrison food court.

Source: Read More


California Council of MOAA
California Council of MOAA