Veterans benefits

Over 75,000 veterans have switched to the Veterans Banking Program

Are you a veteran who doesn’t have a bank or credit union? You’re not alone! Many veterans were in the same situation, which is why VA created the Veterans Banking Program (VBBP) in December 2019. Since then, more than 75,000 veterans have registered to receive their VA benefits through direct deposit. instead of prepaid debit […]

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SpartanNash Foundation Raises $330,000 for Veteran Service Organizations

The SpartanNash Foundation has raised $330,000 for three separate organizations serving veterans through its latest retail sales analytics campaign. The Byron Center-based charity arm of SpartanNash said last week that it had raised the sum – which will be split equally between Team Red, White & Blue, Operation Homefront and Honor and Remember – through […]

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National Veterans Organization holds back-to-school event in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – The national veterans organization, Travis Manion Foundation (TMF), is hosting a character day and school supply giveaway event for middle and high school students in Richmond. The event will take place on September 2 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Chimborazo Elementary School. Students will receive backpacks full of school supplies […]

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Vacaville crowd learn about veterans benefits – The Vacaville Reporter

Are you a military veteran? Chances are you will receive benefits and Ted Puntillo, Director of the Solano County Veterans Services Office, can help you. Puntillo addressed a crowd gathered Tuesday at Pacifica Senior Living in Vacaville to learn more about the matter. “That’s the barrier that keeps people from getting their benefits,” he advised. […]

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Mooresville boutique offers dresses for veterans and healthcare heroes

New this year, frontline healthcare heroes can receive a gown. MOORESVILLE, NC — Inside Tulle Bridal LKN Friday afternoon, joy and laughter came in all sizes. Two brides-to-be were choosing the perfect dress for the perfect wedding day. Both are frontline workers participating in Brides Across America. “I feel like a princess,” veteran Brooke Fisher […]

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Veteran Services USA, Lockwood buys portfolio of hotels for $225 million, plans mixed-use redevelopments

One of the ten properties purchased was Crowne Plaza, located at 7902 South Lewis Ave. in Tulsa, Okla. (Photo). MIAMI AND SOUTHFIELD, MICH. – Veteran Services USA and Lockwood Asset Management, based in Southfield, Mich., bought a portfolio of 10 hotels totaling more than 1.6 million square feet, for $225 million. The seller(s) were not […]

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Veteran Services USA Completes Acquisition of $225 Million National Portfolio

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Civil servants with United States Veterans Services, a Miami-based organization, today announced the $225 million purchase of ten properties across the United States totaling more than 1.6 million square feet. The company intends to redesign and convert the existing buildings into mixed-use destinations offering hotel guests a new range of Radisson Hotel housing with […]

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Congressman Gonzales secures key funds for Texas military operations and veterans services

Congressman Tony Gonzales (TX-23) secured critical funds for military bases and operations, and veteran services throughout Texas’ 23rd District as part of the construction appropriations bill military and veterans for fiscal year 2022. “As a retired Navy Master Chief and a veteran myself, I know how critical our district’s military bases and operations are to […]

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Randolph County Veterans Services Hires Two New Veteran Officers

Since the installation of the new Department Director in 2018, the Veterans Services vision for Randolph County has begun to take a new direction. Under the direction of County Commissioners and Administration, Veterans Services has hired two new officers to begin June 16 to meet community needs. Some of these needs include open 24-hour communication […]