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Marietta Noon Lions will honor veterans with Bridge of Heroes | News, Sports, Jobs

In a show of pride and patriotism, the Marietta Noon Lions Club will line the Putnam Street Bridge in Marietta with more than 100 American flags honoring military service members and veterans in the community. The flags will be displayed during the weeks of Memorial Day, Independence Day and Veterans Day. Community members […]

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DAV still there for veterans in need – Macomb Daily

Jason Zielke Sr., 47, a national service officer with the Disabled American Veterans organization was heading to White Lake Township last July with his one-year-old son in the car. “Although it was perfectly clear and sunny on I-696, I looked up at the dark sky towards White Lake and said it didn’t look good at […]

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Local Veterans Organization Receives Major Donation of Coats

Inside the Veterans Miracle Center, Barry Feinman and his team try to make room for all the boxes. This is one of the largest donations the Colony organization has ever received. Each box contains winter coats – 5,000 in total. ” I need to tell you something. The first time they called us was 3,000 […]

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Benefits Brochures – Veterans Benefits Administration

Summary of VA Benefits The VA Benefits Summary provides information on compensation, education, health care, home loans, insurance, pension, veterans’ preparation and employment, and funeral and memorial benefits. See document Español Tagalog Summary of VA Home Loan Guarantee Benefits The VA Home Loan Guarantee Benefits Summary provides information about the Home Loan Guarantee, Native American […]

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New bill seeks benefits for veterans exposed to toxic substances while serving

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – The U.S. senator from Kansas has introduced legislation to ensure veterans exposed to toxic materials during military service receive the benefits they rightfully earned. On Tuesday, Feb. 1, U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) says he joined Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) in unveiling their bipartisan Burn Veterans Health Care Act. Senator Moran […]

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Applications for veterans benefits increase as VA seeks to speed up process

The Veterans Building in Washington, DC is shown in this undated file photo. (Carlos Bongioanni/Stars and Stripes) WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs launched a pilot project in December to automate part of the process for reviewing claims for benefits — a change the agency says could shorten the wait time for veterans’ decisions […]

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Camden and Burlington counties recognized for service to veterans.

A most unusual recognition was given to a family at a recent ceremony to present dozens of military service medals to veterans. Gold Star mother Lisa Marie Brunner of Southampton accepted four posthumous Burlington County Military Service Medals for four veterans from different generations in her family during a ceremony at the Burlington County Library […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Veterans’ organization commemorating Gold Star Mother’s and Family Day with display this weekend

In honor of the 13 service members recently killed in Afghanistan – and ahead of Mother’s Day and Gold Star family – members of the Owensboro-Daviess County Veterans Organization will place 13 pairs of combat boots at the Gold Star Families Monument on Saturday. The Veterans Organization will place the boots, with 13 flags and […]

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Omaha veterans organization helps frontline healthcare workers with PTSD

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – A local organization dedicated to helping veterans with post-traumatic stress is now adding another career to their treatment plan – front-line healthcare workers. Post-traumatic stress disorder is well documented in the military, but with the world turned upside down during the pandemic, frontline healthcare workers are starting to experience the same. […]

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BG (ret.) Loree Sutton, MD named CEO of Veteran Services USA

MIAMI, September 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Officials with Veterans Services United States, a miami and New York City, today announced the appointment of BG (ret.) Loree Sutton, MD as Executive Director to lead VSUSA forward in designing and delivering innovative clinical, community, and peer services for veterans across the country. As part of its veteran […]

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Veteran Services USA Receives Major Grant from Historic Route 66 Association of Arizona Preserving Historic Property Features Along Nationally Recognized Highway

VSUSA Receives Significant Grant from Historic Route 66 Association of Arizona Tweet that The need to reinvest in the renovation of significant real estate assets along the Route 66 corridor is critical to avoiding future unintended losses. The frequency of overnight motel stays along the Route has decreased while the demand for affordable residential solutions […]

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Military and Veteran Services, ForcesUnited Presents $1,800 Scholarship to Augusta University Student – Jagwire

Augusta University Military and veteran services recently partnered with United Forcesa CSRA-based organization that serves the local military community, to award a one-time scholarship to an Augusta University student who is the spouse or dependent of a service member. The fall 2021 scholarship recipient is Mia Marrow, a occupational therapy graduate student in College of […]

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Financial Literacy – Veterans Benefits Administration

Financial Literacy From reducing debt and finding a home loan to creating a family budget and protecting your identity and VA benefits, VA and its partners have resources to help you manage your finances. personal. Check out the following financial resources and links that can help you and your family manage, secure, and protect your […]

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‘We’re still here’: Local veterans services continue to help during pandemic | Local

Despite new social distancing and mask-wearing rules, a number of local veteran service organizations have continued to connect former service members to medical, financial and social supports. “We think it’s important for veterans in our community to know that we are still here and that there is support even during the pandemic. It doesn’t change […]

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Services – Veterans Benefits Administration

Services Financial advice to beneficiaries The VA Insurance Service provides beneficiaries with free professional financial advice from FinancialPoint, an independent company whose team of professionals are experts in handling a wide range of financial matters. Beneficiaries can access this online service 24/7 to request a financial plan. They simply enter their information on the FinancialPoint […]

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Careers at VBA – Veterans Benefits Administration

Careers at VBA Serve your community by supporting those who have served. VBA offers many career opportunities for veterans looking for new ways to serve, or people who want to give back to those who defended our freedom. Careers with competitive salaries, retirement plans and paid vacations are available at VBA. Watch some of our […]

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Oklahoma veterans’ organization receives grant to train and place service dogs

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the timestamp on the story to see when it was last updated. OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – A local veterans organization has received part of a $10 million federal grant to help Oklahoma veterans. Officials say Honoring […]

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San Mateo County Veterans Services Office Goes Online for Awareness | Local News

Ed Kiryczun Meeting veterans where they live plays a vital role in outreach at the San Mateo County Veterans Services office, but, with shelter-in-place orders forcing communities indoors, staff have had to move quickly to digital capabilities to prevent military personnel from slipping through the cracks. “The biggest concern is that people are not connected […]

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Veterans services are especially critical during the COVID-19 crisis

Veterans are one of the most resilient segments of our society. Only about 1% of our country is currently in service, and those who choose to serve bear the burden of responding to significant threats to our communities and the country as a whole. Some people decide to enter the service on active duty, while […]

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Alternative Veteran’s Services – Groups and nonprofits provide camaraderie and opportunity for veterans

John Donnelly of the Upper Keys VFW is grateful for the outpouring of support for vets in the Keys. He said, “The collective goodness of citizens living in the Florida Keys is beyond reproach. Having toured the neighborhood, I have never witnessed such love and respect for our veterans. Donnelly, himself a recipient of a […]

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In Year Five, University Veterans Services Expands Efforts to Build Community Among Military-Bound Badgers

Mirana Whaley, a freshman at UW-Madison, and her family chat with a Wisconsin Veterans Museum program representative during a university Veterans Services welcome event for military-related students September 25 at Dejope Residence Hall. Whaley is a Navy veteran pursuing studies in neurobiology. Her husband is an army veteran. Photo: Jeff Miller Mirana Whaley swears she […]

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UHCL Veterans Services Office loses new director after just over three months – UHCL The Signal

The Captain Wendell M. Wilson Veterans Services Office is located on the third floor of the Student Services Building. Photo by The Signal reporter Jennifer Martinez. The Captain Wendell M. Wilson Office of Veteran Services (VSO) is where “military-affiliated” students, approximately 10% of UHCL’s student population, can go for educational support, help and advice, or […]

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Spotlight on Support: The Military and Veteran Services Center provides support for veterans to succeed

For veterans who dream of making the transition to college, graduating, and pursuing successful careers, John Jay’s Military and Veterans Services Center is a critical source of support. “We work with veterans before they come here and help them transition into college and adjust to any unique challenges they may face. But we […]

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Benefits for veterans | What do you need for a claim

Veterans and mesothelioma Mesothelioma is rare and only 3,300 people in the United States are diagnosed with it each year. Military veterans account for 30% of these cases. Why? Until 1991, the military used asbestos, a toxic fibrous mineral, on bases across the United States. Durable, inexpensive and fire resistant, asbestos was used to insulate […]

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Shooting victim donates to veterans organization

Denise Slaughter thinks the man who nearly killed her three years ago fell through the cracks. He was a veteran who suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder; a loving person who broke down, her parents said. He eventually opened fire for a terrifying 55 minutes on a west Houston neighborhood, shooting unsuspecting bystanders with a pistol […]

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Veterans’ organization places 5,520 flags to raise awareness of veteran and military suicides this year

The suicide rate among veterans is higher than in the general population. October 3, 2018, 6:56 p.m. • 4 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article A veterans services organization placed 5,520 American flags on the National Mall in Washington, DC on Wednesday to raise awareness of veteran suicide. Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans […]

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Kelly Center brings veteran services to the Hays community through the Manhattan Vet Center

02/28/18 HAYS, Kan. – The Fort Hays State University Kelly Center has partnered with the Manhattan Area Veterinary Center to bring veterans services to FHSU and the Hays community. Starting in March, a team of counselors and veterans will provide free services, including: Individual consultation Group consultation Family counseling bereavement counseling Veterans Affairs Treatment Benefits […]

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About VBA – Veterans Benefits Administration

About VBA The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) provides a variety of benefits and services to military members, veterans and their families. Below are some of our main program offices within VBA. Compensation department: Oversees the provision of Disability Award, a non-taxable monetary benefit paid to disabled veterans who result from illness or injury sustained or […]

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Veterans’ organization under siege for taking part in inauguration parade

On the morning of Jan. 20, as Donald Trump prepared to take the presidential oath, a few dozen national representatives from AMVETS, one of the nation’s largest veterans service organizations, stood in loose formation on a road narrow bordering the National Mall. in Washington DC At their six o’clock, a phalanx of girl scouts in […]

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Lawyer says veterans’ health care remains slow and ineffective

Speaking at Arlington National Cemetery on Wednesday, President Obama said he remains unhappy with the care veterans receive from the VA. A disabled Vietnam veteran who spoke locally on Wednesday would agree. Appearing at Veterans Day at Niagara University, Bob Wieland told a crowd at the Castellani Art Museum that veterans aren’t getting the care […]