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VETERANS’ CORNER: Labor Dept. grants to help train, employ homeless vets
On the heels of the recent announcement by the VA concerning grants for veterans’ transportation needs, the U.S. Department of Labor recently announced $17 million in grants to train and employ homeless veterans.
VETERANS’ CORNER: VA seeks transportation service providers for vets
The VA began accepting applications this month for grants to help state veterans service agencies and veterans service organizations operate or contract for transportation services, to transport veterans to VA medical centers and other facilities that provide VA care for those living in highly rural areas.
VETERANS’ CORNER: Veterans invited to take part in ‘Take the Step’
The Department of Veterans Affairs for PTSD invites the public to participate in its “Take the Step” campaign.
VETERANS’ CORNER: Studies show impact to brains of Gulf War vets
Researchers at Georgetown University, led by Dr. Rakib U. Rayhan, have discovered through brain scans the loss of brain matter in two regions of the brain of Gulf War veterans.
VETERANS’ CORNER: A way to honor UAV and cyberspace, achievements
Just two months after previous Defense Secretary Leon Panetta created and established the Distinguished Warfare Medal, new Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has eliminated the medal.
VETERANS' CORNER: Salute-ations
Recently, while attending ceremonies where the U.S. Flag was displayed, I noticed some confusion among veterans dressed in civilian clothes regarding proper etiquette saluting the U.S. Flag.
VETERANS’ CORNER: The differences in therapy, service and working dogs
Last week I received an email from a veteran in California, seeking assistance in replacing his dog that had to be put down after attacking a small child.
VETERANS' CORNER: Ending veteran homelessness
On May 17, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced two new grants established toward its goal of ending veteran homelessness in 2015.
VETERANS’ CORNER: Leveling the employment field
An unfair fight for job-seeking veterans has become increasingly evident on the jobs front.
VETERANS’ CORNER: VA moves to expedite veterans’ claims
The backlog of veterans claims processing has been disastrous over the past few years. On April 19, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced initiatives to expedite compensation claims decisions for veterans who have waited one year or longer.
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