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Veterans Report: New Bill Restores Fairness to GI Bill; Bill Impacts Vet's Lives; and More



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  • New Bill Restores Fairness to GI Bill
  • Deal of the Week: Electronics Discounts
  • New Bills Impact Vets Lives
  • VA Adopts New Construction Plan
  • Featured Job: Military Experience Wanted
  • Introducing New Base Guide for Fort Hood
  • Navy Mutual Offers $1M of Coverage
  • Don't Waste Your GI Bill Benefits
  • Body Building Supplements in the Morning
  • Veterans Ask More About VA Loan Costs
  • Semper Fido Helps Wounded Warriors
  • Health Care for Returning NJ Guard
  • New VA Prescription Billing Process
  • Organizations Aid Deployed Troops
  • Military Law Overview
  • Forensics Career Opportunity for Vets
  • VA to Rename Suicide Hotline
  • New 'Atomic Veterans' Website
  • National Nutrition Month
  • VA Reaches Out to Rural Vets
  • American Legion Offers Live Streaming
  • Print and Post This Week's Veterans Report
  • Headline Military News


    New Bill Restores Fairness to GI Bill
    A new bill has been introduced in Congress that would temporarily authorize the VA to pay tuition and fees on behalf of eligible veterans attending non-public education and training institutions under the Post 9/11 GI Bill. More


    Deal of the Week: Electronics Discounts
    Military.com has thousands of discounts for servicemembers, veterans, and their families from companies like Apple, HandHelditems, HP, Dell, Verizon, and more. More

    New Bills Impact Vets Lives
    Recently announced bills and proposed budget plans will impact veterans lives and benefits like VA health care and GI Bill benefits. More


    VA Adopts New Construction Plan
    The VA's current five-year construction planning process will become a 10-year plan, starting in October. More


    Featured Job: Military Experience Wanted
    Looking to work for a military-friendly company? Military.com offers the largest military- and veteran-friendly employment board on the web. More

    Introducing New Base Guide for Fort Hood
    Our new Base Guide Fort Hood is your one-stop source for what you need to know about life on base and around the Fort Hood area. More

    Navy Mutual Offers $1M of Coverage
    NMAA understands your needs and provides the coverage levels you want to protect your family's future. 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

    Body Building Supplements in the Morning
    When you begin the day, there are specific bodybuilding supplements you ought to consider in order to best prime the body for the best possible benefits from your muscle-building program. More

    Veterans Ask More About VA Loan Costs
    Like all mortgages, there are costs to obtaining a VA loan. Knowing what fees to expect can help borrowers prepare for closing on a veterans mortgage. More

    Semper Fido Helps Wounded Warriors
    Semper Fido combines the rehabilitation of servicemembers and veterans suffering from PTSD and traumatic brain injuries with saving unwanted animals from shelters and rescues. More

    Health Care for Returning NJ Guard
    A new program will give members of the New Jersey National Guard who have returned from combat over the last 18 months a get the chance to meet with a physician. More

    New VA Prescription Billing Process
    The VA is implementing a new billing process for charging third party insurers for outpatient prescription medications provided to veterans for conditions unrelated to their military service. More

    Organizations Aid Deployed Troops
    Operation Gratitude is a nonprofit, volunteer-based organization that sends care packages and letters of support to U.S. military servicemembers deployed overseas and to wounded warriors recovering in transition units. More

    Military Law Overview
    The backbone of the military legal system is the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), which addresses issues including court-martial, treatment and apprehension of prisoners, and the trial process. More

    Forensics Career Opportunity for Vets
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Veterans Curation Project offers wounded veterans a six-month paid educational program that can lead graduates toward law enforcement forensics, museum curation or other associated career fields. More

    VA to Rename Suicide Hotline
    The Veterans Crisis Line is available 24 hours a day, and has made more than 13,000 life-saving rescues since its launch. More

    New 'Atomic Veterans' Website
    Veterans who were stationed as ground troops or POWs near the detonation sites in Hiroshima and Nagasaki or participants in above ground nuclear tests conducted from 1945 to 1962 in the Pacific Ocean and southwest U.S. may be eligible for a free evaluation. More

    National Nutrition Month
    At the Hines VA Medical Center, the "Smartest Loser" contest is turning into a competitive transformation for veterans. More

    VA Reaches Out to Rural Vets
    The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Office of Rural Health brings care to veterans in rural and highly rural areas. More

    American Legion Offers Live Streaming
    The American Legion will stream several of its major summer events live and free-of-charge over the American Legion website. More


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