Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Veterans Report: Gulf War Claims Deadline, Colleges Redefine Military Friendly and More

 


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·  VA Secretary on Jobs

·  Deal of the Week: Federal Discount

·  Colleges Redefine Military Friendly

·  $500k Protection for Less than VGLI

·  Post-9-11 GI Bill Benefit Overview

·  VA Loan Benefit Explained

·  Gulf War Claims Deadline

·  Remaining 2011 Active Duty Pay Dates

·  Featured Job: Security Clearance Wanted

·  Video of the Week: The Medal of Honor

·  Google Offers Free Calls

·  Navy Antiterrorism Video

·  GE Hiring Returning Veterans

·  Military Retirement Watch

·  VA Study Finds Alzheimer's Treatment

·  Women Veterans Conference in Ohio

·  New Online VA Health Benefit Form

·  New Compensation and Pension Exams

·  VA Loan Certificate of Eligibility

·  New Website for Kentucky Veterans

·  National Suicide Prevention Month

·  Malaria Vaccine Developed

·  Print and Post This Week's Veterans Report

·  Headline Military News


VA Secretary on Jobs
VA Secretary Eric Shinseki has outlined how the American Jobs Act will help bring employment to veterans, from tax credits for businesses that hire vets to an expansion of GI Bill benefits for vocational and non-degree programs. More


Deal of the Week: Federal Discount
GEICO is happy to offer discounts to Federal Employees. More

Colleges Redefine Military Friendly
This year many schools are offering more support and better services for veterans. More


$500k Protection for Less than VGLI
ASMBA offers veterans a better alternative to VGLI for less: $500k coverage for your loved ones for less than $2 a day. More


Post-9-11 GI Bill Benefit Overview
Benefits include up to 100% of Tuition & Fee Coverage, monthly housing stipend, up to $1,000 a year for books, family transferability, and more. More

VA Loan Benefit Explained
There are numerous advantages to having a VA mortgage. More

Gulf War Claims Deadline
The disability claims deadline for when certain Gulf War certain ailments must have "appeared" is on or before December 31, 2011. More

Remaining 2011 Active Duty Pay Dates
You should have received a pay check last Thursday, September 15th. The next pay date is September 30th. Get a list of all 2011 Active Duty Pay Dates. More

Featured Job: Security Clearance Wanted
Today, thousands of employers, including defense contractors and government agencies, are in a desperate hunt for cleared individuals. More

Video of the Week: The Medal of Honor
President Obama bestows the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Dakota L. Meyer, United States Marine Corps, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty. More

Google Offers Free Calls
Google announced that it is making it free for all uniformed military personnel with a valid U.S. military (.mil) email address to call the United States, right from Gmail. More

Navy Antiterrorism Video
A new video has been created to inform and educate all Navy personnel and families on what constitutes suspicious activity, what actions to take if you observe suspicious activity, and how to best protect yourself from potential terrorist activities or attacks. More

GE Hiring Returning Veterans
Attention servicemembers coming back from Iraq and Afghanistan: GE is looking for you. More

Military Retirement Watch
More pressure to reform military retirement makes the news. More

VA Study Finds Alzheimer's Treatment
A small pilot study led by a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) researcher found that a nasal insulin spray improved memory, thinking skills, and functional ability in people with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease. More

Women Veterans Conference in Ohio
The Ohio Department of Veterans Services is teaming with the VA Healthcare System of Ohio to host the Ohio Women Veterans Conference. More

New Online VA Health Benefit Form
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has automated its online Health Benefits Renewal (10-10EZR) form. More

New Compensation and Pension Exams
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has instituted a new program to provide comprehensive compensation and pension (C&P) examinations to U.S. veterans living overseas. More

VA Loan Certificate of Eligibility
A required first step in the VA loan process is obtaining a Certificate of Eligibility (COE) -- here's how you can get it. More

New Website for Kentucky Veterans
A new website provides information about Kentucky veterans' events and also offers a place to send messages to people living in the state's three veterans' nursing homes. More

National Suicide Prevention Month
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is educating individuals and communities about VA's suicide prevention resources and the steps to take to help veterans in crisis. More

Malaria Vaccine Developed
A promising new malaria vaccine has been developed by a team led by Navy scientist, Capt. Judith Epstein, a Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) researcher with the U.S. Military Malaria Vaccine Program (USMMVP). More


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