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Featured Article: Ten Ways to Identify a Dangerous Email

Tracy Gregorio, G2Ops
Tracy Gregorio, G2Ops

Phishing attempts and other types of malicious email are some of the most dangerous messages received.  Phishing is one of the leading ways employees open businesses to infiltration by cybercriminals. To identify dangerous messages and safeguard privacy and finances, take the following precautions with email accounts.

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Register Now - 22nd Annual Safety & Health Seminar!


Registration is underway for the VSRA 22nd Annual Safety & Health Seminar on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at the Ted Constant Convocation Center, ODU. This year's theme is Safety. Live It. Share It. 

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Featured Article: Hearing Loss

Jack Martone, American Equity Underwriters, Inc. (AEU)
Jack Martone, American Equity Underwriters, Inc. (AEU)

A recent decision from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Benefits Review Board (“the Board”) illustrates some challenges related to the adjudication of hearing loss claims under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (“the Act”).

Basically, a claimant filed a hearing loss claim 21 years after his last day of work on the waterfront, against the employer for whom he worked that one last day.

Is this even possible?  Yes, it is.

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Contracts Committee Seminar Series - COMING SOON!


It is almost time again for the annual VSRA Contracts Committee Seminar Series! This seminar series focuses on key issues related to contracting with the federal government. Each seminar is held in the late afternoon, with refreshments to follow.

This year's seminar topics will be...

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July Membership Luncheon Cancelled

CAPT David Bauer, CO, SURFMEPP
CAPT David Bauer, CO, SURFMEPP

Due to maintenance issues at the Portsmouth Renaissance hotel, the July VSRA General Membership Meeting was cancelled. The planned speaker was CAPT David Bauer, CO, SURFMEPP. VSRA will work with CAPT Bauer to address the Membership at a later date.

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31st Annual Golf Tournament - SOLD OUT!


ALL foursomes are now FULL! There are other sponsorships available.

Mark your calendars for the 31st Annual VSRF Golf Tournament

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New VSRA Member Companies

Four new member companies joined VSRA in the month of July, bringing the membership total to 257. Please join us in welcoming:

Acepex Management Corporation

CMP Global

Dream World Solutions LLC

Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy

Click below for more information on our newest VSRA Members!

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Writers Welcome! Please contact Kathy Bryan, Communications Committee Chairman, at (757)366-9300, or kbryan@shipyardstaffing.com, if you would like to submit an article.

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