Friday, February 4, 2011

Veterans Report: CBO Says Military Paid More than Civilians, New Rule for Agent Orange and More




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  • Final Rule on DMZ Agent Orange Exposure
  • Deal of the Week: Valentine's Day Discount
  • Report Compares Military and Civilian Pay
  • Vietnam War 50th Anniversary
  • College Credit for Military Experience
  • Featured Job: Your Next Opportunity Now
  • Military Benefits Blog
  • Give the Best Gift to Your Valentine
  • VA: New Focus on Patient-Centered Care
  • What's New for 2010 Taxes
  • DoD Contractors Tax Deductions
  • Let Congress Know What You Think
  • Nevada Vets Writing Project
  • IT Academy for Wounded Warriors
  • Gender Linked to Mental Health Diagnosis
  • New DoD PTSD Website
  • New VA Genetic Database Project
  • The American Legion Legacy Run
  • Print and Post This Week's Veterans Report
  • Headline Military News


    Final Rule on DMZ Agent Orange Exposure
    VA officials will now presume herbicide exposure for any veteran who served between April 1, 1968, and August 31, 1971, in a unit determined by VA and Department of Defense officials to have operated in an area in or near the Korean DMZ in which herbicides were applied. More


    Deal of the Week: Valentine's Day Discount
    Find great savings and gift ideas for all things Valentine's Day at Military.com's Discount Center. More

    Report Compares Military and Civilian Pay
    A report by the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office indicates that military personnel are paid more than most federal civilian employees. More


    Vietnam War 50th Anniversary
    The Department of Defense Department has begun a project to pay tribute to the nation's Vietnam War veterans. More


    College Credit for Military Experience
    Many schools and colleges award military students credit towards a degree based on training, coursework, and occupational specialty -- you can get up to 48 credit hours and eliminate close to 2 years of class room time. More

    Featured Job: Your Next Opportunity Now
    Get access to free career expos nationwide where you'll find military-friendly employers such as Northrop Grumman, USAA, Lockheed Martin, ManTech, and many more looking for someone with the skill set and discipline you developed in the military. More

    Military Benefits Blog
    Benefits are the reward for faithful service. Are you taking advantage of all the military benefits available to you? More

    Give the Best Gift to Your Valentine
    ASMBA provides military personal and their loved ones, comprehensive and affordable life insurance coverage. More

    VA: New Focus on Patient-Centered Care
    A new office will develop personal, patient-centered models of care for veterans who receive health care services at more than 1,000 points of VA care across the nation. More

    What's New for 2010 Taxes
    There at least four changes that could affect you tax filing for 2010. More

    DoD Contractors Tax Deductions
    A new policy will enable and help civilian Army contractors in validating and obtaining tax deductions for the costs of installing certain energy-efficient systems in Army buildings. More

    Let Congress Know What You Think
    The Fleet Reserve Association is conducting an online survey to determine which military benefits are most important to active duty and Reserve personnel, retirees, veterans, and their families. More

    Nevada Vets Writing Project
    Twenty combat veterans will be selected next month for the Veterans Writing Project, a six-week course aimed at developing skills for writing fiction stories, memoirs and poetry. More

    IT Academy for Wounded Warriors
    JOFDAV is offering wounded warriors the opportunity to learn transferable marketable IT job skills. More

    Gender Linked to Mental Health Diagnosis
    A recent study has found that female Iraq and Afghanistan veterans were more likely to be diagnosed with depression than their male counterparts, who were more likely to be diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). More

    New DoD PTSD Website
    A new website will allow users to explore the causes and symptoms of post-traumatic stress in an anonymous setting on the Second Life virtual world platform. More

    New VA Genetic Database Project
    Veterans are providing blood samples and health information to help researchers uncover the connections between genetic variations and a wide range of health issues. More

    The American Legion Legacy Run
    Registration forms are now available for the 2011 American Legion Legacy Run, which will begin in Indianapolis on August 21 and culminate August 25 in Minneapolis, the site of the 2011 American Legion National Convention. More


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