Entries by Jason Allen

Defense Bill Includes Biggest Military Pay Raise in 5 Years

Stars and Stripes | Nov 29, 2016 | by Travis J. Tritten WASHINGTON — Troops would get their biggest pay raise in years under the final version of Congress’ annual defense policy bill unveiled Tuesday. The 2.1 percent increase included in the National Defense Authorization Act would break a five-year trend of raises that have […]

Coast Guard Birthday Celebration – Aug. 11th 2016

Entry is FREE for all Navy League Members, Coast Guard Personnel and Auxiliary, Elected Officials, and Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce Members. RSVP is required due to security.  Make your reservation with the Clearwater Regional Chamber at www.clearwaterflorida.org CoastGuard Birthday Additional Details  

July 16th Fishing Tournament – Hosted by 2016 Navy Ball Committee

  REGISTRATION IS OPEN!!!! Register now for the 2016 Tampa Bay Navy Ball Fishing FUNdraiser to be held 16 July 2016 from 0600-1600 (6AM-4PM) at Picnic Island Park, Tampa, FL. In order to register, please send the following information via email to: USNavyBallFishingTournament@gmail.com Name: Team Name (if applicable): Boat or Wading:     Tournament Details: […]

Hiring and Support Summit

 To ALL transitioning service members, veterans, WWs and spouses You are cordially invited to participate in the Dept of the Navy’s Veteran & Wounded Warrior Hiring and Support Summit on Thursday, June 2nd at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel – Tampa Airport – Westshore, Tampa, FL. The Hiring Fair is from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM […]

Annual Memorial Day Observance

American Legion Cemetery in Tampa, FL.   3810 W Kennedy Blvd Tampa, FL 33629 Monday May 30, 2016—Memorial Day           10:45-11:00 a.m  Organizations laying wreaths          11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon Memorial Day Observance (rain or shine)          12:00 noon-1:30 p.m.  Luncheon in the Legion Hall This is an […]

Federal Budget Update

by Greg Lankler – Mercury – from Weekly Military Information published by Debbie Miller with Celestar 30 March 2016 The House and Senate both adjourned for the Easter Recess without making much progress on the budget front. The House continues to struggle to reach agreement on a budget resolution to establish the framework for consideration […]

MacDill Free Day – Tampa Bay History Center

April 17, 2016 – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Celebrate the 75th anniversary of MacDill Air Force Base with free admission to the History Center during MacDill Day, Sunday, April 17. Presented by the Tampa Yankees Foundation, military families and the general public will receive free admission to the History Center from 10 a.m. to […]