VA Expands Military Caregiver Benefits

Posted in Uncategorized on March 19, 2019

VA Expands Military Caregiver Benefits

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is taking another look at its caregiver assistance program and is asking for help from the public. The VA plans to reevaluate how to define "necessary care" and who qualifies. Learn more about the caregiver assistance program and how you can help the VA redesign the military caregiver program Read More »

Military and Veteran Tax Tips: 2019

Posted in Uncategorized on March 5, 2019

Military and Veteran Tax Tips: 2019

It's spring, which means it's time to think about taxes. The April 15 tax filing deadline is quickly approaching and many people are anxious to see how the new tax code will affect their returns. For many military personnel, overall federal taxes will be reduced. Military and Veteran Tax Tips: 2019 Learn more about how Read More »

Honor Flights for Veterans

Posted in Uncategorized on February 19, 2019

Honor Flights for Veterans

Did you know that an estimated 640 World War II Veterans die each day? The Honor Flight Network strives to thank these veterans one more time by flying them on honor flights to Washington D.C. to visit the World War II Memorial. Learn more about how the network is serving veterans by providing them closure Read More »

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 »

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