Veterans benefits

Veterans Benefits will see a cost of living increase this year, but by how much?

Veterans will see a cost-of-living increase in their benefit payments later this year, but it likely won’t be as big as the last one they received. Last week, President Donald Trump signed into law the Annual Veterans Cost of Living Adjustment Act, which ensures that a host of benefits for veterans will receive the same […]

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Helping veterans: the organization gives veterans the opportunity to explore the creative side of art

The transition from military to civilian life can be difficult. But one organization gives veterans a chance to explore their creative side, which can help open up new opportunities. That’s what the United States Veteran Artist Allianceor USVAA, is designed to do so. Executive Director Keith Jeffreys, who is a former Green Beret, says veterans […]

Veterans benefits


United States uniformed service veterans may be eligible for a wide range of programs and services provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Eligibility for most VA benefits is based on release from active military service under conditions other than dishonorable. COMPENSATIONDo you have any disabilities resulting from illness or injury related to your […]

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Members of the Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborative honor 9/11 by helping each other

Eighteen years after the nation was forever changed by the 9/11 terrorist attacks, veterans gathered in a Valencia parking lot, socializing and helping each other in Santa Clarita’s first visit with a vet event. At the event held outside a mall on the corner of McBean Parkway and Decoro Drive, nearly 100 veterans, their families, […]

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Veterans Benefits Center established for North Carolina

For the third time in four years, American Legion Post 67 in Cary, North Carolina, is offering veterans an opportunity to get answers — and sometimes resolutions — about their benefits and health care. From Sept. 12-14, Post 67 is hosting another Veterans Experience Action Center (VEAC), in conjunction with the Department of Veterans Affairs, […]