The leader of the nation’s largest veterans organization expressed appreciation Friday after the Department of Veterans Affairs announced a decision to provide disability benefits to veterans suffering from eight deadly diseases connected to water contamination at Camp Lejeune, N.C.
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#OperationReSupply: A New Campaign, Enlisting The Military Community To Fulfill Holiday Wish-Lists of 15 Homeless Veterans Shelters
On Friday the U.S. Senate passed, by unanimous consent, H.R. 6416, the “Jeff Miller and Richard Blumenthal Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2016”.
The National Veterans Technical Assistance Center (NVTAC) is hosting the webinar “Job Accommodations: Putting Veterans with Disabilities to Work” on Thursday, Dec. 1 at 2:00 pm ET.
WNC, a national investor in real estate and community development initiatives, announced today the completion of Linden Grove Veteran Apartments, a 37-unit affordable housing complex exclusively constructed for homeless veterans of the United States Armed Forces in the Minneapolis suburb of St. Cloud, Minnesota.
Three Post – 9/11 Vets Who Also are 9/11 First Responders Named Grand Marshals For 2016 Veterans Day Parade
For the first time ever, the United War Veterans Council (UWVC) has named three Grand Marshals for the 2016 New York City Veterans Day Parade, America’s Parade.
U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack introduced a bill Wednesday in the House of Representatives aimed at ensuring veterans have access to inpatient mental health care at Veterans Affairs hospitals.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today awarded approximately $300 million more in grants under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program to help thousands of very low-income veteran families around the nation who are permanently housed or transitioning to permanent housing.
Soldiers’ Angels – Denver VA Hospital, & Food Bank of the Rockies Partner for a Hunger Relief Program Serving 200 Veteran Families
Soldiers’ Angels will host a mobile food pantry for homeless and at-risk veterans and wounded service members from the Denver area on Friday, August 26th, 2016.
Soldiers’ Angels is excited to announce the return of their Holiday Community Partners Program.
U.S. Marine Corps veteran Mark Otto will march from Vietnam Veterans Memorial Plaza to the 9/11 Memorial in Lower Manhattan Friday as the final leg of his 1,000 mile ruck march to raise funds and awareness for the battle against Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and veteran suicide.
Back-to-back attacks on police in Texas and Louisiana by former military men have touched a nerve among veterans who traditionally share a close bond with law enforcement.
Congress stepped this week into a sensitive issue that’s been quietly roiling the already-challenging hiring system for federal jobs: the Obama administration’s high-profile push to give preference to veterans.
Veterans recently joined a tour of a local dispensary and testing lab to tell their stories of how medical marijuana has improved their lives since they left the military.
When organizers asked Brandon Wilson to moderate the upcoming PTSD Town Hall, he had no hesitation, despite a schedule that often has him working 70-80 hours a week.
As many as 3,000 Texas veterans are among the nearly 25,000 nationwide that are eligible for new traumatic brain injury exams after Veterans Affairs now admits that it used unqualified doctors to do their initial exams.
Most of the media coverage of President Obama’s trip to Asia has focused on whether the president should apologize to Japan for the United States dropping an atomic bomb on Hiroshima at the end of World War II.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced the availability of 1-year funding for the 21 currently operational fiscal year (FY) 2015 VA Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem (GPD) Special Need Grant Recipients and their collaborative VA Special Need partners (as applicable) to submit renewal applications for assistance under the Special Need Grant component of VA’s Homeless Providers GPD Program.
FirstLight Home Care, a provider of quality, non-medical in-home care, has announced the owner of its Glen Rock, New Jersey location will present on franchising opportunities for military veterans at the 2016 International Franchise Expo.