If you’re not familiar with the digital subscription service Valorous TV, it’s a digital subscription (streaming) service showcasing acts of valor. Obviously, the military is heavily featured in this, and there is a sub-channel for each of the major service branches. Valorous TV is available online (at https://valoroustv.com/), and as channels on Amazon Fire and … Read more
The IRS recently announced to employees that they should use IRM section 6.630.2 – Absence and Leave for Military-Related Reasons. Guidance on the IRS Source site says to use this IRM section, instead of IRM section 6.630.1 IRS Absence and Leave, which has yet to be updated. The guidance also says to talk to your … Read more
Do you miss shopping at the exchange, and benefiting from tax-free shopping? Well, AAFES online website now lets all veterans shop. Just go to their site, and “get verified”. https://www.shopmyexchange.com/veterans I just signed up myself. It interfaces with DEERS (Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System) securely, and confirms your eligibility as a veteran.
Stay tuned, we’ll be adding a members area shortly, we’re just testing all of the bugs and making sure it works for you. In the mean time: check out your new website. We’re adding lots of resources to help you get familiar with the site. If there’s something you’d like to see, let us know.
Current members should stay tuned to the site, as we will be launching a members area soon.
In the Treasury Department’s FY19 Veteran’s Focus newsletter, MOS member Catherine Haines was featured in the Veteran Employee Spotlight. Cathy is the Capital Area Chapter Secretary, and the National Liaison. The Treasury Department’s Veterans Employment Program Office is similar to the VPO at the IRS, headed by Drefus Lane.
Welcome to the new and improved website for Military Outreach for Services. In the coming weeks, we plan on making even more improvements, such as: Turning on the members feature Setting up chapters as groups Setting up an online form for new members to join Providing more resources and information for members Giving chapter presidents … Read more
Good Morning members I want to congratulate MOS on our approval and elevated Status to Employee Resource Group. I want to thank Catherine Haines and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion for recognizing MOS potential and recommending MOS submit an application for the upgrade. This upgrade is a testament of our members dedication and great … Read more
The M.O.S.T. Chapter has a tradition of sending comforts of home and little surprises to American service members deployed overseas. This past December 2017, Chapter members collected, paid for (over $600), and shipped over 60 care packages to ship to deployed members of the Utah National Guard. While in the interest of their security, we … Read more
The Brookhaven Chapter of Military Outreach for Service (MOS) continued its mission to assist veterans in need with this year’s  Thanksgiving Food Drive. Using MOS funds and employee contributions, the employee organization donated $640 worth of grocery store gift cards to the Long Island-based nonprofit organization, Boots on the Ground. In addition to gift … Read more