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VeteranAid.org Announces 2016 Veterans Benefits Scholarship Winners
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VeteranAid.org Announces 2016 Veterans Benefits Scholarship Winners

Three college students were selected for their innovative proposals to improve the lives of senior veterans and the benefits offered to them. VeteranAid.org today announced the winners of their first annual scholarship program for American students enrolled in an accredited two-year college or four-year university program. Of the nearly 100 students who applied from 78 different schools nationwide, only…

All the Veteran Benefits You Need in Arizona
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All the Veteran Benefits You Need in Arizona

With more than 528,000 veterans living in Arizona, the state is home to more than 24% of the nation’s veteran population. Approximately half of these veterans are age 65 and older, and Arizona veterans can access numerous support programs for veterans, through both state and non-profit organizations. If you’re living in the Sonoran Desert, you’ll…

Is There a Gender Gap in the U.S. Military?
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Is There a Gender Gap in the U.S. Military?

In the United States, women and men theoretically face similar opportunities in their careers, with women able to serve in almost 100% of positions in the workforce. However, studies still show that women still face a substantial gender gap in salary, with women earning around 20% less than men doing the same job. And, while…

5 Helpful Financial Tools for Military Members
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5 Helpful Financial Tools for Military Members

Military members and their families experience a unique set of circumstances, including an often-limited budget, unforeseen expenses from moves, or emergencies while a member of the family is deployed. The good news is there are multiple resources to help servicemembers make the most of their current finances, avoid debt, and handle life’s unexpected challenges. Below…

What You Need To Know About The Vocational Rehab (VR&E) Program
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What You Need To Know About The Vocational Rehab (VR&E) Program

The Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) Program, also referred to as the Chapter 31 program, helps veterans with service-connected disabilities and/or an employment handicaps prepare for, find, and keep jobs. The program provides services that include job searching assistance, vocational, technical or other workforce training; and can also help veterans locate or purchase required job supplies or equipment….

3 Must-Read Books About Military Women
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3 Must-Read Books About Military Women

Women have faced many challenges throughout history, including their struggle to become equal members of the military community. With nearly 200,000 active servicewomen and 1.8 million female veterans, women are a growing cohort in many of today’s worldwide military operations. It is important to understand the history of how women have made their mark in…

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