Monthly Archives: March 2011

Bank of America introduces new mortgage programs for customers serving in the United States military

OJAG Code-61 Last month JPMorgan Chase announced a new mortgage program to help military members. This month Bank of America followed with its own program for mortgages it owns (Bank of America is still working to extend the programs to … Continue reading

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Information for Filipino and Japanese Dependents Who Voluntarily Departed Japan

Please see the links below for important information regarding Filipino and Japanese dependents who voluntarily departed Japan: Information for Filippino Dependents in the US Information for Japanese Dependents in the US

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DoD Removing Social Security Numbers from ID Cards

As of June 2011, SSNs will no longer be printed on any new ID card. • SSN removal will occur in three phases. • Your new ID card will have a DoD ID Number in place of your SSN. • … Continue reading

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Civilian Dependents also authorized voluntary departure

The Department of State (DoS) has also authorized voluntary departures for eligible family members of civilian employees on the Island of Honshu, Japan. The voluntary authorized departure status will remain in effect until terminated by the DoS. Travel to the … Continue reading

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Support for Dependent Departures Coming from Japan

In response to the earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck the northeast coast of Japan, Navy has issued an authorized departure for dependents and will be providing assistance for their transfer to the approved safe haven. Where is the “safe … Continue reading

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NLSO NW Advisory on the Evacuation of U.S. Personnel from Japan

The Department of Defense has authorized voluntary evacuation of dependents from the island of Honshu, Japan and suspended all dependent travel to the area. The military installation in Yokosuka is on the island of Honshu. The evacuees will potentially be … Continue reading

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Called for Jury Duty? Be Weary About Potential Scam

Servicemembers should be particularly vigilant about protecting personal information if you receive any phone call about being summoned for jury duty. News around the fleet suggests that there is a resurgence in recent months of a jury duty phone scam … Continue reading

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