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Baystate Health to Launch Virtual Veteran Healthcare Luncheon Series

SPRINGFIELD — Baystate Health will launch a free virtual healthcare luncheon series for military veterans on Wednesday, Nov. 3, featuring “Insight into Military Culture and the Health Risks of Military Service.” Led by Janet Fraser Hale, Professor Emeritus of UMass Medical School, she will discuss how military service can impact a veteran’s behavior and health. […]

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Montgomery County Veterans Services Commission Seeks Volunteer Mentors

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The Montgomery County Veterans Services Commission is looking for men and women to serve as mentors to veterans in the Dayton area. The new program helps mentors help veteran mentees navigate their recovery process through the VA. The program is overseen by the Montgomery County Veterans Services Commission Mentor Coordinator and […]

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Former employees of Ocean County veterans organization charged with theft | criminality

Three people in southern Ocean County have been charged after they were accused of stealing money from a local veterans organization, Ocean County District Attorney Bradley D. Billhimer said Thursday. Jesse Violante, 34, of Tuckerton; Mary Anne Dileo, 67, of Manahawkin; and Garry Mclain, 34, of Little Egg Harbor Township, were each charged with theft […]

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Mercy Health Muskegon launches healthcare program for military and veterans

MUSKEGON, MI — A new program at Mercy Health Muskegon aims to provide specialized care to military members, veterans, and their families. Mercy Health Muskegon and Mercy Health Physician Partners staff are now trained to respond to health issues specific to the military community. “The training included an understanding of military culture, including the nuances […]

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Jana Moser Moore appointed Director of Veterans Services Office | VTX

Janette “Jana” Moser Moore, Assistant Director of Student Services for Virginia Tech Language and Culture Institute, was appointed director of the university Veterans Services Bureau (OVS). In his new position, Moore provides oversight and leadership for OVS and the Veterans Resource Center (VetZone). Veterans and military-related students work with OVS for certification of veteran educational […]

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Swansea Veterans Services is encouraging residents to attend the next annual Veterans Meat Supper fundraiser

For immediate release SWANSEA – Swansea Director of Veterans Services Kevin Serpa would like to share information regarding the upcoming First Christian Congregational Church Veterans Meat Pie Dinner fundraiser. On Friday, November 5 from 4-7:30 p.m., the First Christian Congregational Church will host its 14th Annual Veterans Meat Supper fundraiser in honor of Swansea veterans […]

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A Guide to Medicare and Veterans Benefits

Two-thirds of US military veterans are over 65, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs, making AV services a popular option for senior health care coverage. Many seniors eligible for VA benefits are also eligible for Medicare, a national health insurance plan available to all seniors. Read on to learn more about these two government […]

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They fought apartheid in South Africa. Now they want veterans benefits.

PRETORIA, South Africa — Lesley Kgogo was 17 when he swapped a school uniform for military fatigues and joined the armed wing of the African National Congress in the fight to overthrow the apartheid regime in South Africa. He was among thousands who trained and slept in bush camps in other countries, then returned to […]

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Wichita Falls Veterans Benefits and Resources Fair at Sikes Lake Center

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Shane Gustafson takes office as new Beltrami County Veterans Services Officer – Bemidji Pioneer

BEMIDJI — After several months of on-the-job learning, Robert Shane Gustafson has officially taken over as the Beltrami County Veterans Services Officer. Gustafson was sworn in at the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, October 19. The oath was read by Gustafson’s predecessor, Scotty Allison, who signaled his intention to retire in 2020 […]

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Gordon Supply donates to veterans organization | Business, finance and technology

Representatives from Gordon Electric Supply presented a $1,000 donation to the organization’s Local Chapter Buddy Check 22 on October 9 at its sixth annual Veteran Suicide Awareness Golf Tournament held at Oak Springs Golf Club in Sainte-Anne. The donation was part of a biannual corporate program that recognizes an employee nominated by his peers for […]

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Free live music and auction to benefit the local church and veterans organization

Atascadero United Methodist Church is located at 11605 El Camino Real in Atascadero. Event taking place on Saturday 6 November — Atascadero United Methodist Church, located at 11605 El Camino Real in Atascadero, will hold its annual fundraiser auction on Saturday, Nov. 6, but a little differently than in previous years. This year’s event will […]

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The Veterans Benefits Guide is now available in print and digital format

VBA has partnered with Stars and Stripes to create a special edition insert for the publication called “The Veterans Benefits Guide”. The print and digital publication, which highlights VA benefits and services available to transitioning service members and their families, is available now. The digital version of the Veterans Benefits Guide is available here: Veterans […]

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Inverness man charged with robbing veterans organization | Crime and courts

An Inverness man was arrested after stealing railings and railings from a local veterans organization to recycle for cash, according to an arrest affidavit from the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office. Alan Lemay, 60, was arrested and charged with grand larceny and two counts of trafficking or attempted trafficking in stolen property. Bail was set at […]

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Marlboro couple honored by Independence for Veterans

× MARLBORO – Mike and Kathleen Robbiani of Marlboro received the Independence for Veterans Volunteers of the Year 2021-22 award. According to a press release from Independence for Veterans, for more than 10 years the couple have been steadfast in their efforts to help New Jersey veterans in need. Each Christmas season, they open their […]

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Republican lawmakers play politics with North Carolina veterans benefits

From Fort Bragg to Camp Lejeune, North Carolina is proud to be home to many of our nation’s service members, veterans, and military families. Fort Bragg is the largest military base in the United States and is home to approximately 57,000 military personnel. Camp Lejeune and the surrounding community are home to approximately 170,000 people, […]

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The New Mexico Department of Veterans Services makes a video highlighting the funeral

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Senator Tammy Duckworth attacked by Fox News for using veterans benefits

Fox News recently took aim at Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) in an apparent attempt at a “gotcha” story about how Duckworth – who lost both of her legs when the Army Black Hawk helicopter she was piloting was shot down over Iraq in 2004 – does not pay property taxes on his home in Illinois. […]

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Medford officials ask mayor to reinstate director of veterans services

As Medford City Council discussed a formal vote on Tuesday to demand that Mayor Breanna Lungo-Koehn fire the Director of Veterans Services after placing him on paid administrative leave pending a psychiatric evaluation, Councilor Michael Marks said the administration was on a “slippery slope,” taking action against a whistleblower employee. “Here is an employee reporting […]