Veteran services

Texas A&M University Director of Veteran Services Receives National Award

Colonel Gerald L. Smith was recognized this month by the National Association of Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. Texas A&M Division of Student Affairs The director of veterans services at Texas A&M University was recognized this month by the National Association for Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) for his passion, dedication and […]

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Backlog of veterans benefits applications grows by the thousands

More Canadian veterans than ever are waiting to find out if they qualify for disability benefits, despite the government’s repeated promises and efforts to bring the situation under control. New figures from Veterans Affairs Canada show that more than 44,000 requests for help from veterans were in the queue at the end of September, a […]

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New Bingo Hall Funds Veterans Services | Local News

A new community bingo venue has opened its doors, and it’s for a good cause. Debra Christian, commanding officer of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Auxiliary in Texas State District II, dedicated her work to the memory of her father and other veterans. Christian Restoration Community Women Veteran Program Bingo had its grand opening on […]

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Veterans Benefits Change, Advocacy Group Research Illness Coverage

With the New Year came changes to veterans benefits, along with a push by some veterans advocacy groups to seek help for service-related illnesses not currently covered or considered by Veterans Affairs as a “presumption of service-related illness”. Here is a short list of some of the changes. As always, it’s best to take a […]