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VETERANS’ CORNER: Veterans’ needs the target of recent discussions
Ministers responsible for Veterans Affairs and officials from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States completed a series of meetings April 8-11 at the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., discussing the latest research, best practices and various areas of collaboration to address the growing needs of veterans.
VETERANS’ CORNER: Women on subs? Navy exploring the possibility
The United States Navy is surveying enlisted women and to gauge those interested in volunteering for submarine force duty.
VETERANS’ CORNER: Vets have benefits through Montgomery, Post 9/11 bills
Depending on retirement, either the Montgomery or Post 9/11 GI Bill provides benefits.
VETERAN'S CORNER: Vets, military personnel now eligible for ALS grants
The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced that veterans and active duty military personnel with service connected amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ( ALS ), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, are now medically eligible for grants up to almost $ 68,000. The change affects recipients of VA’s specially adapted housing grants, which helps pay for their costs for building, buying or adapting a home, up to a maximum of $ 67,555.
VETERANS' CORNER: Hire a vet
U.S. technology trade associations, in an online community, are partnering to help veterans transition to civilian careers. The initiative, U.S. Tech Vets, connects veterans to employment in the technology sector. U.S.
VETERANS’ CORNER: Reducing opioids use among vets goal of VA
The Department of Veterans Affairs has initiated a multi-faceted approach to reduce the use of opioids among America’s veterans using VA health care.
VETERANS’ CORNER: Soldiers, families warned about latest Internet scam
The Army’s Criminal Investigation Command is warning about a new website scam in which criminals are attempting to take advantage of soldiers and their families.
VETERANS’ CORNER: VA introducing new ID cards
The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced the phased roll out of newly designed, more secure Veteran Health Identification Cards. The new cards are distinguished by additional security features and will have a different look and feel.
VETERANS’ CORNER: Military branches addressing misconduct, ethics and training
The number of U.S. soldiers forced out of the Army because of crimes or misconduct has soared in the past several years as the military emerges from a decade of war that put a greater focus on battle competence than on character.
VETERANS’ CORNER: Camp offers children of disabled vets week of fun
The constant relocation in dealing with multiple deployments can be a hectic life for children of military families.
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