Military Retirees and Disabled Veterans Receive Biggest Pay Raise in 7 Years

Posted in Uncategorized on May 14, 2019

Military Retirees and Disabled Veterans Receive Biggest Pay Raise in 7 Years

Military retirees and disabled veterans saw the largest increase in pay since 2012 as the cost of living adjustment (COLA) was raised to 2.8% in 2019. Military retirees, disabled veterans and federal civilian retirees will all benefit from the same pay raise. Learn more about the pay increase and how it could impact your family. Read More »

Female Veterans Face Increased Dementia Risk

Posted in Uncategorized on April 30, 2019

Female Veterans Face Increased Dementia Risk

Recent studies have shown that male veterans with military service-related trauma like a post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or a traumatic brain injury (TBI) may be at an increased risk for dementia later in life. Research now suggests that the same conditions would also impact female veterans, concluding that they would face a 50-80% increased risk Read More »

Must-Have Caregiving Tools From the Veterans Administration

Posted in Uncategorized on April 16, 2019

Must-Have Caregiving Tools From the Veterans Administration

If you are caring for a veteran, you may not realize that you have some free online caregiving tools available to you already. In fact, there are many online resources available to caregivers of veterans. Caregiving Tools From the VA So, whether you need to learn more about a condition or a disease, get organized, Read More »

New Roadmap for Military Caregivers

Posted in Uncategorized on April 2, 2019

New Roadmap for Military Caregivers

There’s no question that every caregiver has an individual, unique journey. There are, however, common threads through every caregiver experience and a new online tool seeks to help military caregivers navigate these common caregiving challenges. Learn more about the "Caregiver Journey Map" and how it strives to help military caregivers best care for their loved Read More »

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 »

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