How to Apply for the Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefit
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How to Apply for the Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefit

VeteranAid.org was created to be an educational and supportive website for veterans and families looking for the Aid and Attendance benefit. This infographic was recently created to share with veterans and their family members so awareness can be spread about this little known veterans pension benefit. Please share this image with your friends, family, on…

Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day
History, Veteran Holidays

Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day

As we celebrate the life of the great Martin Luther King Jr., let us remember wise words he said about the military world. What?! Yes, while most people association Martin Luther King Jr. as a pacifist, he had some intriguing quotes about military service that should not be ignored. In 1967, King Jr. made a speech…

Female Veterans Make an Impact as Entrepreneurs
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Female Veterans Make an Impact as Entrepreneurs

We recently published a blog about the popularity and success of America’s “vetrepreneurs” – veterans who have established their own successful businesses after transitioning to civilian life, impacting the U.S. economy with more than $1.2 trillion in sales. If you take the analysis of these motivated vets a step further, you’ll see that female veteran…

Funding Your Veteran-Owned Business
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Funding Your Veteran-Owned Business

If you are a veteran looking to leverage the leadership and discipline you learned in the service to create an outstanding business of your own, you’re not alone. There are more than 3 million veteran-owned businesses in the U.S., and 30% of all American business owners are veterans. It seems that the formula of armed…

Matching Your Military Skills to a Career
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Matching Your Military Skills to a Career

If you are a veteran planning a transition into civilian life, you’re most likely considering the best ways to leverage your experience and skills formed in the service to a good-paying and fulfilling career. Luckily, there are several resources available to help make your transition easier and more successful. Consider Registered Apprenticeship Programs Regulated by…

Happy Birthday to the National Guard!
History, Veterans News

Happy Birthday to the National Guard!

Today, on December 13, 2015, the National Guard celebrates its 379th birthday. The military organization we know today as the National Guard was born from a direct declaration on December 13, 1636.  On this date, the Massachusetts General Court in Salem, for the first time in the history of the North American continent, established that all…

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