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New law means veterans benefits will be printed in multiple languages ​​– Daily Democrat

U.S. veterans with limited English skills will soon have better access to information about federal benefits owed to them, after President Joe Biden signed into law a bipartisan bill this week championed by Rep. Young Kim, R-La Habra. The Veterans and Family Information Act, or HR 2093, directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to translate […]

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New law means veterans benefits will be printed in multiple languages ​​– Daily News

U.S. veterans with limited English skills will soon have better access to information about federal benefits owed to them, after President Joe Biden signed into law a bipartisan bill this week championed by Rep. Young Kim, R-La Habra. The Veterans and Family Information Act, or HR 2093, directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to translate […]

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New law means veterans benefits will be printed in multiple languages ​​– Orange County Register

U.S. veterans with limited English skills will soon have better access to information about federal benefits owed to them, after President Joe Biden signed into law a bipartisan bill this week championed by Rep. Young Kim, R-La Habra. The Veterans and Family Information Act, or HR 2093, directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to translate […]

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Guest View | VA ICU technology shows how to improve health care for veterans | Editorial

One of the most inspiring times of my life was traveling to Washington DC on Honor flights with some of the greatest heroes our country has ever seen. Seeing the reaction of these veterans when they see our Capitol’s war memorials – many for the first time – is an experience I will never forget. […]

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Saratoga County Director of Longtime Veteran Services Honored Posthumously – The Daily Gazette

BALLSTON SPA — The revival of a Saratoga County program that has honored more than 300 veterans who have died over 22 years took on an extremely personal tone Tuesday. The last recipient, Robert G. Mitchell, a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War, went on to serve as the county’s director of longtime veteran […]

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Veterans’ benefits continue to be processed long after contextual events end

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Where tables, chairs, food and veterans had previously filled the empty lot at 311 S. Staples St., hours later large empty tents were all that remained. US Navy veteran Andrew Perales came to Operation Stand Down for the camaraderie, but the 53-year-old also gathered information on education aid, which will help […]

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UW-Stevens Point students find support through Veterans Services, Veterans Club

Members of the UW-Stevens Point Veterans Club in front of Old Main For U.S. Army veteran and University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point senior Julian Phan and other veterans on campus, the University Veterans Club office at Dreyfus University Center is a safe area. “When we’re out there, we can joke around, we can let off steam, […]

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CPN veterans organization calls for participation

Many members of the CPN Veterans Organization find the camaraderie of the group and the opportunities to represent the tribe fulfilling. From time immemorial, the Potawatomi have served as warriors to protect the welfare of others. The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Veterans Organization exists to bring together Citizen Potawatomi veterans, active duty members, and their families, […]

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Southwest Metro Veterans Services Aims to Meet the Needs of Veterans | News from Chanhassen

County Veterans Services offices offer a wide variety of aids and benefits. Whether it’s disability compensation, retirement, dental and optical assistance or even door-to-door transport for medical appointments. When veterans contact the office seeking a service it does not provide, staff members work to connect them with other community organizations, nonprofits, or other groups, said […]

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Weis donates $450,000 to veterans’ organization | Local

SUNBURY — Weis Markets announces it has donated $450,000 to Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) — the nation’s only nonprofit dedicated solely to supporting veterans with injuries, disorders and illnesses of the spinal cord, such as MS and ALS, and all people with disabilities. Weis Markets officials presented the check to PVA on Friday at […]

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Local veterans organization offering assistance with benefits during the Friday event

WACO, Texas (KWTX) — Transitioning out of the military and sorting out benefits can be tough, but a local group is ready to help veterans this Friday, and they can even get a free meal. Starting at 10 a.m., officers from Disabled American Veterans will be at The Backyard to help veterans with everything from […]

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Lansing Restaurant serves services to veterans on Veterans Day

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – Today is Veterans Day and across the country people in central Michigan are reflecting on the sacrifices of veterans and their families. A Lansing business brought the community together to say thank you and give back to those who served. Veterans Day is usually marked with parades, but for the second […]

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WITH VIDEOS: Veterans services available, despite shortages, but vets must ask | News, Sports, Jobs

News Photo by Darby Hinkley Robert Hunt, Commanding Officer of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2356 in Hillman, speaks at the post on Monday. ALPENA — Struggling with needs ranging from health crises to utility shutdown notices, Northeast Michigan’s aging military population can find help from local veterans’ offices and vet groups — if only […]

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W&M Puller Veterans Benefits Clinic: Serving those who served, now and in the future

Helping veterans: Donations and grants from the JD Classes of 1974 and 1984 and from individuals, businesses, and organizations have enabled the clinic to provide students with valuable job training and assist veterans on a pro bono basis. Photo by W&M School of Law by Jaime Welch-Donahue, W&M Law School | November 11, 2021 In […]

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Manhattan College Veteran Student Organization Responds to Call for Veterans in Need

November 11, 2021, 12:47 p.m.Updated on November 11, 2021 Through: News 12 Staff For those Veterans readapting to civilian life, it can be difficult to find a job or continue your education. Manhattan College has a program to help you. At Manhattan College, there’s a hall unlike any other on campus, not only because of […]

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Returning Indigenous soldiers lack support in Alberta, veterans organization says

Canada is not supporting Indigenous veterans after they return from military service, especially in rural Alberta, according to an Indigenous veterans organization. The Royal Canadian Legion provides help to veterans in cities, but more help is needed in remote areas and on reserves, said Chuck Isaacs, president of the Aboriginal Veterans Society of Alberta, a […]

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FRC celebrates local VFWs and veterans services

In honor of Veterans Day, Feather River College invited its veteran students and staff, along with local VFW members, Plumas County Veterans Services, and the community to join a small celebration on campus. The event was organized by the FRC’s Diversity Committee and featured a traditional flag-raising ceremony led by local veterans. The day’s events […]

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Helen Ayer Patton appointed to Veteran Services USA Advisory Board

On Veterans Day, Helene Patton and David WebbSirius XM host Patriot, Fox Nation host and Fox News contributor to represent Veterans Services United States in the City of Tulsa parade. VSUSA will invest $30 million in the former Tulsa Crowne Plaza Hotel located at 7902 S. Lewis Ave. at Tulsa, Oklahoma. to revitalize the hotel […]

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Sarasota County Veterans Services Serving Those Who Served to Navigate Life

Veterans Services Available in Sarasota County Kimberly Kuizon reports SARASOTA, Florida. – At 20, Douglas Kremer enlisted in the US Army. He served in the 101st Airborne Division as a paratrooper during the Vietnam War. “I worked search and destroy in the Vietnam War and the place that scared us the most was going to […]

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Utah veterans organization helps veterans adjust to everyday life

SALT LAKE CITY — As Veterans Day approaches, people often think of those who served and what those men and women went through. Perhaps they are thinking of those we have lost. This is where the spirit of Shallon Cayias will be this year. “My best friend, Staff Sergeant Hoover,” said the US Marine Corps […]

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UMass opens new Veterans Health Care Center in Worcester

WORCESTER — Federal, state and local officials gathered at UMass Chan Medical School on Monday, Nov. 8, for a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the opening of a new 48,000-square-foot veterans outpatient clinic on campus. The new clinic is a collaboration between the local branch of the US Department of Veterans Affairs [VA]the West Central Massachusetts Health […]

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Explain Guilford County Veterans Services

There are approximately 31,329 veterans living in Guilford County, many of whom are returning home after active duty. GUILFORD COUNTY, NC – Jeff Thigpen of the Guilford County Deeds Registry and Robert Shelly of Veterans Services answer your questions. Veterans Services What types of services are provided by Veterans Services and do you assist in […]

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University of Montana Launches New Office of Military and Veteran Services | Local News

The University of Montana is opening a new office to better serve veterans and active duty military. The rebranding of the former office of Veterans Education and Transition Services aims to reach more people connected to the military, whether they are veterans, active service members or members of their family. Through these relationships, the university […]

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NOTICE: Let’s stop the clawback of veterans benefits

Breadcrumb Links Columnists Let’s make sure no veteran leaves a Remembrance Day ceremony hungry, homeless or hopeless Publication date : November 08, 2021 • November 8, 2021 • 2 minute read • 20 comments Andrea Horwath, left, is Ontario NDP Leader and MPP for Hamilton Center and Jennie Stevens is NDP Critic for Veterans Affairs, […]

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Love’s donates $150,000 to veterans’ organization Operation Homefront

Stops on the journey of love honored veterans by donating $150,000 to Operation Homefront and giving them food and drink on Veterans Day. The donation will come from the sale of special edition Operation Homefront mugs, combined with a corporate giveaway. Operation Homefront is a national, nonprofit organization whose mission is to build strong, stable, […]

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Veterans organization sells Norman Rockwell painting for $4.3 million – ARTnews.com

The Massachusetts branch of the American Legion Post, a veterans service organization, last week sold a Norman Rockwell painting to Heritage Auctions for $4.3 million. Title House for Thanksgiving (1945), the painting was sold in Dallas, Texas, and was auctioned off to raise money for the organization, which said it was facing financial fallout as […]

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Wisconsin Union, University Veteran Services to Host Veterans Day Event

November 7, 2021 11:59 am Job : November 7, 2021 11:59 am ME Parker // Shutterstock While traditional religion may have had only a brief resurgence after 9/11, patriotism, or civil religion, has had a much longer resurgence. One year after the terrorist attacks, Research bench reported that 62% of individuals felt more patriotic than […]

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GRCC Student Alliance Dedicates Town Hall to Discuss Veterans Services on Campus

New installation of a wooden GRCC wall on the 4th floor of Raleigh J. Finkelstein Hall. (Breegan Petruska/The Collegiate Church) By Tara Black Jhe Grand Rapids Community College Student Alliance invited Patrick Coleman, GRCC Veteran Success Coordinator, Janice Holton, Veteran Benefits Coordinator, and Valerie Butterfield, Registrar of Veterans Services, to discuss services and benefits available […]

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Troops who refuse vaccines could lose veterans’ benefits – The Hill

The story at a glance Deadlines for receiving a COVID-19 vaccine are rapidly approaching in various military branches. Benefits for veterans range from home loans and transition assistance programs to mental health care services. A service member’s local commander will determine their discharge status, which may determine what benefits they remain eligible for. Members of […]

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Troops who refuse vaccines may lose veterans’ benefits

Members of the United States military who have chosen not to be vaccinated will not be guaranteed their veterans’ benefits. Veterans who have opted out of being vaccinated against COVID-19 and who are discharged will not receive any special protections or preferential assessments for eligibility for Veterans’ benefits, with the decision ultimately determined by their […]

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UWSP students find support through Veterans Services, Veterans Club

By Carrie HeiblerSpecial for the Metro Wire For U.S. Army veteran and University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point senior Julian Phan and other veterans on campus, the University Veterans Club office at Dreyfus University Center is a safe area. “When we’re out there, we can joke around, we can let off steam, we can be real with […]

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No Veteran Benefits Guarantee for Military Vaccines

The Pentagon leaves the decision to local commanders on less than honorable discharges for troops discharged for covid vaccines, The Military Times reports. As Air Force and Space Force deadlines pass, the vast majority are now vaccinated – although more than 7,500 service members are applying for exemptions. The Military Times: Troops who refuse COVID […]

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US Senator Gillibrand and comedian Jon Stewart fight for veterans benefits

Comedian Jon Stewart joined U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand on Capitol Hill on Thursday to urge Congress to help veterans exposed to toxins get medical coverage. Gillibrand has introduced legislation that would streamline the process for veterans to obtain benefits for illness due to exposure to hearthstones and other toxins. She said the Veterans Administration (VA) […]

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Troops who refuse COVID vax will not be guaranteed veterans’ benefits, officials warn

Troops who refuse the coronavirus vaccine will see no additional protections or leniency in the way their layoffs are handled, Defense and Veterans Affairs officials confirmed Wednesday. Instead, decisions on whether or not to grant these people anything other than honorable discharge — potentially blocking them from a host of veterans’ benefits — will be […]

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Troops who refuse COVID vaccines will not be guaranteed veterans’ benefits, officials warn

Troops who refuse the coronavirus vaccine will see no additional protections or leniency in the way their layoffs are handled, Defense and Veterans Affairs officials confirmed Wednesday. Instead, decisions on whether or not to grant these people anything other than honorable discharge — potentially blocking them from a host of veterans’ benefits — will be […]

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Muscogee County Veterans: Goodwill Host Panel on Veterans Benefits

COLUMBUS, Georgia (WRBL) – All Muscogee County veterans looking for help navigating VA benefits can attend an expert panel on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The panel of experts will include VA Benefits Advisor Melvin Tanner, VA Patient Advocate Harding Carr, the Columbus Vet Center and Goodwill Veteran Services Glen […]