A New Museum Honoring America's Veterans Opens in Ohio

Posted in Uncategorized on February 5, 2019

A New Museum Honoring America's Veterans Opens in Ohio

The National Veterans Memorial and Museum, a new museum honoring America's veterans, opened in Columbus, Ohio last fall and strives to capture the experiences of United States veterans, telling their stories of sacrifice in a compelling and personal way. Learn more about the new museum and its mission to connect, educate, honor and inspire the nation Read More »

5 Easy Ways to Honor Our Veterans

Posted in Uncategorized on January 22, 2019

5 Easy Ways to Honor Our Veterans

Last Updated: January 22, 2019 With more than 19 million military veterans living in the United States today, you don’t have to look far to find someone who has served in our nation’s armed forces, either as active duty, reserve or a member of a military family. While it’s always a kind gesture to offer Read More »

New Veteran-Only Social Media App Offers Connection, Support

Posted in Uncategorized on January 8, 2019

New Veteran-Only Social Media App Offers Connection, Support

A veteran’s life experience is unique, and in many ways, something only another veteran can understand. From combat memories and training to duty-related injuries or sickness, to reintegrate into civilian life, it can help tremendously to have a network of fellow veterans to turn to. Learn more about how the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Read More »

New Extended Access to Military OneSource for Veterans

Posted in Uncategorized on December 11, 2018

New Extended Access to Military OneSource for Veterans

U.S. military servicemen and veterans, as well as their families, can now continue to utilize the extensive Military OneSource website for a full 365 days from separation, more than double the amount of time previously available to them. While much of the Military OneSource content is accessible by the general public, the site also includes Read More »

VA’s VITAL Program Offering a "Battle Buddy" for Student Veterans

Posted in Uncategorized on November 27, 2018

Many veterans – whether they are new to civilian life or have been separated for years – often struggle with a negative stigma associated with asking for help. Whether it is real or all in their minds, the fear of being seen as “weak” can make them feel alone in their struggles, prevent them from Read More »

What You Need to Know About Transferring Your GI Bill

Posted in Uncategorized on November 20, 2018

Service members are able to transfer their GI Bill to dependents if the service member does not want to use the benefit for his or her own education. The Pentagon recently announced new rules on transferring GI Bill benefits to dependents, however. Learn more about those changes and what you need to do to protect your GI Bill.

Service members are able to transfer their GI Bill to dependents if the service member does not want to use the benefit for his or her own education. The Pentagon recently announced new rules on transferring benefits to dependents, however. Learn more about the changes and what you need to do to protect your GI Read More »

U.S. Veteran Unemployment Rates Hit Historic Lows

Posted in Uncategorized on November 13, 2018

U.S. Veteran Unemployment Rates Hit Historic Lows

United States veterans are continuing to experience record low unemployment rates, according to recent reports from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In October 2018, the veteran unemployment rate for veterans age 18 and older dipped down to 2.7%, notably lower than the rate for civilian unemployment which ranged around 3.7%. Although the number is Read More »

7 Unique Ways to Celebrate Veterans Day

Posted in Uncategorized on November 6, 2018

7 Unique Ways to Celebrate Veterans Day

Each year, November 11 is set aside to celebrate and thank our nation’s veterans. Veterans Day can be celebrated in a variety of ways, from parades to patriotic parties. Learn more about the unique ways to celebrate Veterans Day and honor, remember and thank the thousands of brave servicemen and women who served and are Read More »

VA Resolves Record Number of Claims

Posted in Uncategorized on October 30, 2018

VA Resolves Record Number of Claims

The Board of Veterans’ Appeals conducts hearings and decides appeals for veterans claiming disability. The Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) pledged to reduce the wait time for these veterans who are appealing disability benefits claims and has signed 86% more decisions than last year. Learn more about how the VA has resolved a record number Read More »

Mesothelioma in Veterans

Posted in Uncategorized on October 23, 2018

Mesothelioma in Veterans

One of the biggest diseases that aging veterans should be aware of and on the lookout for is mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is a type of cancer caused by asbestos that generally shows up in seniors decades after their first exposure. Learn more about mesothelioma in veterans and read about the symptoms of the disease. Forms of Read More »

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