Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Veterans Report: Smallest Pay Raise Since 1962, Best Military Retirement Spots, and More



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  • Smallest Pay Raise Since 1962?
  • Featured Discount: Savings Are Support
  • Stop-Loss Deadline Extended - Again
  • Veterans' Bill of Rights Passed by House
  • Featured Job: Find Your Next Opportunity
  • GI Bill: Fast Track to a New Career
  • Find Military.com on Facebook
  • Veterans Save with ASMBA
  • Don't Waste Your GI Bill Benefits
  • Military.com Members Save Big on Toys
  • Best Military Retirement Spots
  • GI Bill Moves Past Early Hiccups
  • Female Veterans Suicide Rate Studied
  • Holiday Blues or Something More?
  • Court Hears Korean War Vet's Case
  • Recognize the Signs of TBI
  • National Veterans Golden Age Games
  • Mullen on Don't Ask, Don't Tell
  • Art of the American Soldier
  • AF, Army and Navy in Bowl Games
  • The Legion Salutes America's Heroes
  • Veterans Care Packages
  • Make a Blood Donation
  • Vehicle Grants to Increase
  • Print and Post This Week's Veterans Report
  • Headline Military News


    Smallest Pay Raise Since 1962?
    The House passed a continuing resolution (CR) that includes the lowest military pay increase since 1962. More


    Featured Discount: Savings Are Support
    Join the Family Unit to support programs that help improve the lives of military service members and their families. More

    Stop-Loss Deadline Extended - Again
    Defense Department officials announced the deadline to apply for retroactive stop-loss special pay has been extended to Dec. 18. More


    Veterans' Bill of Rights Passed by House
    The U.S. House of Representatives recently voted to approve legislation to address the unique medical concerns of women veterans, and injured and amputee veterans. More


    Featured Job: Find Your Next Opportunity
    Find military-friendly employers who are looking for someone with the skill set and discipline you developed in the military. More

    GI Bill: Fast Track to a New Career
    The GI Bill can be used for not only traditional higher education, but also for certification. More

    Find Military.com on Facebook
    Get the insider's scoop on the GI Bill, ASVAB, and VA Benefits plus get the latest news, tech info and benefit updates for free! More

    Veterans Save with ASMBA
    You can get an extra $100,000 worth of coverage for only $19 a month. More

    Don't Waste Your GI Bill Benefits
    Your GI Bill benefits can be used for many certification programs -- programs that don't require a two- or four-year commitment. More

    Military.com Members Save Big on Toys
    Here's discounts and coupons from Lego, Wal*Mart, Kohls, ToysRUs and more. More

    Best Military Retirement Spots
    USAA and Military.com commissioned a study to create a list to pinpoint places in the U.S. that offer a high quality of life and help maximize military retiree benefits. More

    GI Bill Moves Past Early Hiccups
    A study shows that most vets are pleased with the Post-9/11 Bill, but there is room for improvement. More

    Female Veterans Suicide Rate Studied
    A new study has found that the suicide rate among young female U.S. military veterans is nearly three times higher than among civilian women. More

    Holiday Blues or Something More?
    You can get free, anonymous online or telephone mental health self-assessments. More

    Court Hears Korean War Vet's Case
    The lawyer for a Korean War veteran who suffered from schizophrenia and was barred from appealing a denial of benefits because he missed a deadline has urged the Supreme Court to allow veterans some leniency. More

    Recognize the Signs of TBI
    That aching head may actually be a concussion, or a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) -- here's how you can get checked out. More

    National Veterans Golden Age Games
    The 25th National Veterans Golden Age Games in Hawaii is open to all U.S. military veterans 55 or older, who are currently receiving care at a VA medical facility. More

    Mullen on Don't Ask, Don't Tell
    The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff addresses the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law, WikiLeaks, and more in this week's podcast. More

    Art of the American Soldier
    A new exhibit features about 250 pieces from the Army Art Program collection that depict the everyday lives of soldiers. More

    AF, Army and Navy in Bowl Games
    It's college bowl season, and the Air Force, Army and Navy are ready to represent. More

    The Legion Salutes America's Heroes
    The American Legion is teaming up with the Coalition to Salute America's Heroes to stage the sixth annual Road to Recovery Conference and Tribute at Walt Disney World. More

    Veterans Care Packages
    A new video ad will promote the "care package" of services offered by the VA. More

    Make a Blood Donation
    Blood donations sometimes decrease during the holiday months, but demand does not. Here's how you can donate. More

    Vehicle Grants to Increase
    The Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) one time vehicle (4502) grant will increase from $11,000 to $18,000 in December 2011. More


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