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NATIONAL STUDY REVEALS LIMITED HEALTH COVERAGE AND HIGH FEES FOR CATHETER USERS

The average amount individuals pay out-of-pocket for catheters and catheter supplies varies widely by health plan type and commercial plan brand. Among surveyed catheter users with commercial coverage, those with United Healthcare reported having the lowest coverage, with 42% surveyed saying United Healthcare did not cover any catheter costs. The average annual outlays for catheters […]

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Tebow at Barber, Johnson Charity, CheckIt4Andretti

Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow will be the grand marshal for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by AmFirst on Sunday, May 1 at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama. Tebow played quarterback for the University of Florida from 2006 to 2009, winning the Heisman as the nation’s best player in 2007. He […]

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Open House: Volunteers of America Veterans Services Office in Cody | People

On March 17, Volunteers of America Northern Rockies will host an open house and ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of their new Veterans Services office in Wyoming. The open house will be held at their new Cody office, located at 1026 19th Street from 1-2 p.m., with the ribbon cutting at 1:30 p.m. VOA […]

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Volunteers of America Northern Rockies Opens New Veterans Services Office in Miles City |

Volunteers of America Northern Rockies (VOA) will host an open house and ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of their new Veterans Services office in Montana on March 15. The open house will be held at their new Miles City office, located at 517 N. Strevell Avenue, Unit A, from 1-2 p.m., with the grand […]

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Veterans Services Representative Outreach Visits – The McPherson Sentinel

Staff report A Veterans Services Representative (VSR) from the Kansas Commission on Veterans Affairs Affairs (KCVAO) The Salina Field Office will make regular visits to McPherson on March 8 to help veterans and their family members apply for state and federal benefits. Some of the important benefits available to veterans and their family members are: […]

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Solano County Hires New Director of Veterans Services

FAIRFIELD — Solano County has chosen its next veterans services director from San Francisco. Al Sims, 50, has been hired and will begin on March 28, the county announced in an online posting on its website. He is a veteran of the United States Army. “I served in the first Gulf War as a radio […]

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Pamplin Media Group – Crook County Veteran Services welcomes new faces

Sean Kirk and Nancy Laude have joined the Crook County Veterans Services team and are willing and ready to serve local veterans. The faces of the Crook County Veterans Services office have changed, but the friendly service and hours have not. Sean Kirk and Nancy Laude joined the office about a month ago, and both […]

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Gage County Veterans Services Needs Volunteers | Local News

John Grinvalds Editor of the Daily Sun Leon Hagan began volunteering to drive veterans to medical appointments in Omaha and Lincoln more than a decade ago. Then the transport van could afford to go whenever the veterans needed it. With a pool of 27 volunteer drivers, going every day of the week wasn’t too much […]

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Making a Difference: Jay Patrick, Executive Director of Liberation Veteran Services | Richmond Local News

Jay Patrick, Founder and Executive Director of Liberation Veterans Services, poses for a photo Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021, at the Liberation Veteran Service Center in Richmond, Va. Pastor Jay Patrick is the founder and executive director of […]

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Nonprofits join forces to add veteran services to art center – Huntington Now

the Spirit of Huntington Arts Center and Life services on the rise said Friday they were joining forces to expand and add resources for veterans while continuing to operate as a center for people with autism and special needs. The combined center will be called Rise in Spirit Community Arts Center and purchases the building, […]

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An administrative staff member will direct Veterans Services until the director is found

FAIRFIELD — Solano County supervisors on Tuesday named Michelle Heppner as acting director of Veterans Services. The announcement followed a closed session. Heppner, the legislative, intergovernmental and public affairs officer for the county administrator’s office, will hold the position until a full-time director is found to replace Ted Puntillo. She is a member of the […]

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Arizona veterans organization to host Pearl Harbor remembrance ceremony on Tuesday

PHOENIX — An Arizona veterans organization will honor the 80th anniversary of the deadly Pearl Harbor attacks on Tuesday with a remembrance ceremony at Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza in downtown Phoenix. Prior to the event, which is open to the public and hosted by the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services, H5 helicopters will land at […]

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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 ​​– 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 […]

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Clatsop County Veterans Services Program

A Veterans Services Officer (VSO) assists with matters relating to the Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs (ODVA), United States Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA), and related government agencies. VSOs can help acquire DVA compensation, pension, education, and death benefits for county residents. If an application is denied, this program can help with the appeal process. […]

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Hays receives $400,000 for services to veterans

By Sahar Chmais Two veterans service systems have received a collective $400,000 to help veterans in Hays County. The Hays County Veterans Affairs Office received $100,000 and the Hays County Veterans Processing Court received $300,000 through the Texas Veterans Affairs Commission (TVC). The TVC awarded $6.8 million in grants to Veterans Services in Central Texas, […]

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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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Monroe County Offers Veteran Benefits to Afghan Interpreters

Monroe County is taking extra steps to help Afghan interpreters and their families. County Executive Adam Bello notes that dozens of people have already arrived in the area this year, and that there could be up to 200 more refugees settling in Monroe County by the end of This year. Bello announced that the County […]

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Medford’s Director of Veterans Services has new ways to help

At this point in his life, Michael Durham knows there are many ways to serve, to improve people’s lives. When he was younger, he chose one that traveled through Afghanistan and then back to Medford where he is now the city’s director of veterans services. His advice to young adults is to look outside the […]

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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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The Bureau of Veterans Services offers a scholarship chance

Image of Doc Bryan Student Services Center Arkansas Tech University’s Office of Veterans Services will host free lunches for ATU students who are veterans and military-affiliated personnel and dependents of veterans and military-affiliated personnel during the week. of August 23. Meals will be served in the Student Veterans Lounge in Room 104 of the Doc […]

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DAV launches new services for veterans, expanding response to COVID-19

Leaders of the veterans services organization explain how they are supporting veterans throughout the pandemic. Since its inception in 1920, Disabled American Veterans (DAV) has worked with the Department of Veterans Affairs and partner organizations to ensure veterans receive all of their benefits. Especially since the onset of COVID-19, the Veterans Services Organization (VSO) has […]

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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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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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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 […]

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Shawnee State University Military and Veteran Services Announces ‘Got Your 6’ Awards

Jay Helsel received the SSU Student “Got Your 6” award for 2021. Nicole Neal, Director of Operations for the Student Business Center, received the SSU Faculty and Staff “Got Your 6” award for 2021. PORTSMOUTH — Shawnee State University’s Office of Military and Veterans Services has announced the recipients of […]

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Bo Almond Settles in as New Veterans Services Officer – The Stanly News & Press

Bo Almond’s military career took him all over the world during his 12 years with the United States Army. As a senior military police officer in the mid-1980s, Almond was stationed in Japan and Korea and later, from 2002 to 2004, spent time in Iraq as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. . In the meantime, […]

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Helping LGBT Clients Obtain Social Security and Veterans Benefits

Six years after same-sex marriage became legal and a decade after the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell,” some LGBT Americans still struggle to get their Social Security and Veterans Affairs benefits. It’s a test President Joe Biden’s administration faces: how to prove its commitment to LGBT equality, including deciding to appeal court rulings extending […]

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River Valley Veterans Services, Arkansas. Mental Health, Fort Smith

While many organizations are dedicated to serving veterans in the Fort Smith area, officials say some still fall through the cracks. Mauricio Gonzalez, Sebastian County Veterans Services chief, said Zachary Arnold, who shot and killed Lois Hicks, 87is the perfect example. Arnold was an Army veteran who served in Afghanistan from 2015 to 2018. He […]

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Commonwealth Hotels, Radisson Hotel Group Americas, Lockwood Development Partners and Veteran Services USA Join Forces to Execute Multi-Property Adaptive Mix at Scale

Commonwealth Hotels today announced a strategic alliance with Radisson Hotel Group Americas and Lockwood Development Partners to jointly acquire and redevelop nine hotels in eight states in partnership with Veteran Services USA, forming an extensive network of new mixed-use developments such as housing, seniors activities and day care, as well as vocational training and retraining […]

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The Hays County Veterans Services Office Helps Those Who Served

Jude Prather tells the story of a WWII Navy veteran who was rapidly losing his hearing. The folks at the Hays County Veterans Services office traced his hearing loss to service on a destroyer and its booming big guns. They combed through 75-year-old records, filled out form after form, and argued their case before Veterans […]

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Westbrook Veterans Services Office Establishes New Advisory Committee

Westbrook Veterans Services Officer Arty Ledoux said he is proud of the city’s work for veterans, including the creation of a new Veterans Services Advisory Committee. Ledoux The committee, made up of two residents, two veterans, two veterans representing local American Legion and Ledoux posts, complements the work of the Office of Veterans Services and […]

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Greetings from your new Veterans Services Officer

By Ed Lautrup I hope you and yours are doing well and are recovering happily from a wonderful holiday season! Allow me to introduce myself, I’m Ed Lautrup and I’m the new Washington County Veterans Services Officer. I’m a kid from Kennard, went to school in Arlington, spent just over 20 years in the US […]

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Grand Rapids Community College gets $450,000 grant to build veterans service center

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Grand Rapids Community College received a $450,000 federal grant to build a designated veterans center on campus and expand services to students who served in the military. The Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success will serve as a hub to connect veterans to campus resources such as financial aid, counseling […]

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The search continues for the new Veterans Services Office

January 21, 2021 By Jessica Mathews / [email protected] The Livingston County Veterans Services Committee is looking for a new site to hopefully relocate its offices and better serve local veterans. The committee met virtually on Wednesday evening and discussed priorities for 2021, which includes signing a lease for a new office by the end of […]

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A Winters resident was renamed undersecretary for Veterans Services

Governor Gavin Newsom recently reappointed a Winters resident to the position of Undersecretary of Veterans Services at the California Department of Veterans Affairs. Keith Boylan has held the position since 2013, when he was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown. Prior to his appointment, Boylan served as Government Relations Liaison for the California Association of Veteran […]

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Texarkana College Veterans Services Staff Host Priority Enrollment and Financial Aid Event

As Veterans Day 2020 approaches next week, Texarkana College would like to say “thank you” for the service and dedication shown to our country by hosting a special registration event for veterans and their dependents. Becky Fant, TC veteran services specialist, said financial assistance for veterans and their dependents is available to cover tuition, but […]

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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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Victoria County Veterans Services Officer Receives Texas Veterans Commission Award | Premium

The Victoria County Veterans Services Officer received an award from the Texas Veterans Commission for his work serving area veterans. On Monday, Victoria County commissioners applauded Eva Painter by presenting her with the commission’s 2019 Veterans Team Impact award. The award presentation was a great opportunity for the court to recognize someone in the county […]

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Madera County Welcomes New Veteran Services Officer

MADERA – The Madera County Board of Supervisors warmly welcomed new Veterans Services Officer Joshua Christopherson when he was introduced at a board meeting held earlier this month (June 2) just after the Christopherson’s first day on the job. As Veterans Services Officer, he will oversee the staff and day-to-day management of the Madera County […]

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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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William & Mary Law School Veterans Benefits Clinic remains flexible to serve clients

Serving Online Customers: The Lewis B. Puller, Jr. Veterans Benefits Clinic offers William & Mary law students the opportunity to help veterans file disability compensation claims with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Now, during the COVID-19 pandemic, faculty and staff are operating remotely to assist customers and teach students. Photo by David F. Morrill by […]

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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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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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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 […]

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Dani Molina joins the UCI as director of the Veteran Services Center | UCI News

Irvine, California, November 12, 2019 — Dani Molina, Ph.D., has been named director of the Veterans Services Center at the University of California, Irvine, effective Nov. 7, where he will continue the campus’ commitment to providing a welcoming environment for veterans combatants, reservists and their dependents. “Dr. Molina’s experience both as a veteran and as […]

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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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Members of the Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborative honor 9/11 by helping each other

Eighteen years after the nation was forever changed by the 9/11 terrorist attacks, veterans gathered in a Valencia parking lot, socializing and helping each other in Santa Clarita’s first visit with a vet event. At the event held outside a mall on the corner of McBean Parkway and Decoro Drive, nearly 100 veterans, their families, […]

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Veterans Benefits Center established for North Carolina

For the third time in four years, American Legion Post 67 in Cary, North Carolina, is offering veterans an opportunity to get answers — and sometimes resolutions — about their benefits and health care. From Sept. 12-14, Post 67 is hosting another Veterans Experience Action Center (VEAC), in conjunction with the Department of Veterans Affairs, […]

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A veterans’ organization needs money to fix an elevator

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) — A Richmond organization that helps homeless and disabled veterans says it needs thousands more dollars to fix its only elevator. Lee Conner, 89, volunteer for Liberation Veterans Services, raised nearly $10,000 to fix the long-broken elevator, but city inspectors said the repairs weren’t enough. Now the group faces another huge price. […]

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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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Terry Pendergraft Retiring From Veterans Services

Terry Pendergraft served his final appointment as Preble County Veterans Services Director on Friday, May 31. He has served as the Preble County Director of Veterans Services since 2002, 17 years in that role. EATON – Terry Pendergraft served his last day as Preble County Veterans Services Director on Friday, May 31. […]

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Veterans Services: Top 10 Reasons Not to Apply for VA Compensation – Wadena Pioneer Journal

Compiled from data from many sources, here are the top 10 reasons veterans don’t sue advantages. 1. I don’t trust the government. Many veterans have indicated that they do not trust their government with matters of confidentiality and privacy and therefore have no interest in obtaining benefits. Vietnam-era veterans are particularly sensitive to their distrust […]

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Veterans Services understaffed among 66% increase in vet students – UHCL The Signal

The 2019 U.S. News and World Report ranking of the best colleges for veterans ranked UHCL 31st. UHCL is also ranked 61st for regional universities in the West. Graphic courtesy of the UHCL Veterans Services Office Facebook page. Veterans are promised many opportunities when they enlist in the military; one of these promises is the […]

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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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Certificate programs for people who want to work in veterans services are on the rise

In recent years, colleges and universities across the country have seen a marked increase in the number of students wanting to be equipped to serve veterans. Some are veterans themselves, some have personal connections, and others may have taken a course that sparked an interest in pursuing a career in veterans services. Dr. Frances W. […]

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Veterans Services to merge in North Attleboro, Plainville | Local News

NORTH ATTLEBORO — Plainville veterans slowly started going to Rebecca Jennings’ office last year seeking help from the North Attleboro veterans agent. Although she already had more than 2,000 North Attleboro veterans to look after, Jennings took them in: A veteran herself, Jennings did not feel right to leave a returning soldier wading through the […]

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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 […]