Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Veterans Report: Mullen Warns of Pay Cuts, TRICARE Too Sweet a Deal? and More



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  • Mullen Warns of Pay Cuts
  • Deal of the Week: Big Military Discounts
  • TRICARE Too Sweet a Deal?
  • Get ACE Credits for Military Service
  • Understanding Military Pay
  • Webinars that Help Veterans Find Work
  • Are You Eligible for a VA Home Loan?
  • Featured Job: Immediate Openings for Vets
  • Do You Need Supplemental Life Insurance?
  • VA Disaster Assistance
  • Flight Program Aids Paralyzed Veterans
  • Grants for Veterans Job Training
  • Remembering D-Day
  • The 2011 Women Veterans Summit
  • Flag Day Speech Available
  • Vote for your Favorite Movie
  • Donated Radio Gear Needed
  • Making of a Star Audition Dates
  • The Legion Supports Blue Water Veterans
  • Study Looks at Veteran-Owned Businesses
  • Veterans Crisis Line
  • Remember Physical Fitness
  • Veterans Crisis Line
  • Print and Post This Week's Veterans Report
  • Headline Military News


    Mullen Warns of Pay Cuts
    Admiral Mullen recently joined Defense Secretary Gates in warning that military pay and benefits will be reduced to make the drastic cuts needed. More


    Deal of the Week: Big Military Discounts
    Visit the Military.com Discount Center to find thousands of coupons and deals for your military family, including specials for Father's Day. More

    TRICARE Too Sweet a Deal?
    A recent USA Today editorial stated that the "Military's TRICARE Benefits are Too Sweet a Deal." More


    Get ACE Credits for Military Service
    Through ACE, you can take academic credit for most of the training you have received, including Basic Training. More


    Understanding Military Pay
    This week's pay news includes a pay raise request for 2012 -- check out the proposed 2012 Military Pay Charts. More

    Webinars that Help Veterans Find Work
    Monster.com is offering a three-part webinar series on June 20th, 22nd, and 24th to help veterans find work. More

    Are You Eligible for a VA Home Loan?
    Are you eligible for a VA home loan? Read on to find out more on VA Form 26-1880 and if you qualify. More

    Featured Job: Immediate Openings for Vets
    Your military experience is wanted by top employers across the nation. Start searching for a better opportunity on Military.com. More

    Do You Need Supplemental Life Insurance?
    How much would your family need if something were to happen? Unfortunately, SGLI is not enough for most young families. More

    VA Disaster Assistance
    The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced that special disaster assistance may be available to veterans with VA-guaranteed home loans who have been affected by recent tornados. More

    Flight Program Aids Paralyzed Veterans
    The Military Severely Injured Joint Services Operations Center Program, has been expanded to permit all paralyzed veterans to proceed through airport security safely and with dignity. More

    Grants for Veterans Job Training
    In support of America's veterans, the Labor Department has announced $37 million in grants to provide job training for about 21,000 veterans. More

    Remembering D-Day
    For the anniversary of D-Day, many websites and events are taking place. More

    The 2011 Women Veterans Summit
    The 2011 Women Veterans Summit is right around the corner - June 18. More

    Flag Day Speech Available
    A guidelined speech for Flag Day, June 14, has been drafted by The American Legion's Public Relations staff and is available at the American Legion website. More

    Vote for your Favorite Movie
    For nearly a century, some of Hollywood's biggest stars have portrayed U.S. Soldiers in Europe. Now it is time to vote for your top five favorites at the U.S. Army Europe website. More

    Donated Radio Gear Needed
    The American Legion Amateur Radio Club (TALARC) plans to establish an amateur radio station and conduct regular "nets" of licensed hams who will be able to ask questions about veterans benefits and how participants might get help with their claims. More

    Making of a Star Audition Dates
    New audition dates have been set for the new reality series "The Making of a Star," which this year showcases the talents of U.S. veterans and active duty military personnel in remembrance of the 10-year anniversary of 9/11. More

    The Legion Supports Blue Water Veterans
    The American Legion is standing by its call for benefits to be awarded to Blue Water Navy veterans of the Vietnam War who are suffering health problems associated with exposure to Agent Orange. More

    Study Looks at Veteran-Owned Businesses
    A recently released U.S. Census report shows that veterans currently own 2.4 million businesses - roughly 9 percent of the national total. More

    Veterans Crisis Line
    The Veterans Crisis Line connects veterans who need help with someone in the Department of Veterans Affairs ready to help. More

    Remember Physical Fitness
    The importance of good health and exercise affects more than just your physical well-being. More

    Veterans Crisis Line
    The Veterans Crisis Line connects veterans who need help with someone in the Department of Veterans Affairs ready to help. More


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