Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Veterans Report: VA Lists Ships Exposed to Agent Orange, Post-9/11 GI Bill and More

 


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·  VA Lists Ships Exposed to Agent Orange

·  Deal of the Week: 10% off Jewelry

·  Is the Post-9/11 GI Bill Safe?

·  $500k Protection for Less than VGLI

·  VA Loan Benefit Facts

·  College Credit for Military Service

·  Treatment for Gulf War Syndrome

·  What Military Benefits Do You Have?

·  Featured Job: Careers in Government

·  Video: Cutting Edge Camouflage

·  We Honor Veterans

·  Suicides Linked to Body Chemistry

·  VA Compensated Work Therapy

·  New VA Open Source Records

·  New VA Paralympic Website

·  Navy Recruiting Targets Service's Needs

·  VA Coaching into Care Telephone Service

·  New Improved VA Resource Directory

·  Print and Post This Week's Veterans Report

·  Headline Military News


VA Lists Ships Exposed to Agent Orange
Veterans who served aboard U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships operating on the waters of Vietnam between January 9, 1962, and May 7, 1975, may be eligible to receive disability compensation for 14 medical conditions associated with presumptive exposure to Agent Orange. More


Deal of the Week: 10% off Jewelry
Blue Nile offers expert advice to help you find the perfect engagement ring, diamond band, or gift. More

Is the Post-9/11 GI Bill Safe?
Veteran's groups fear that the current budget issues facing congress and the draw down in Iraq could result in cuts to the Post-9/11 GI Bill. More


$500k Protection for Less than VGLI
ASMBA offers veterans a better alternative to VGLI for less. More


VA Loan Benefit Facts
A VA Home Loan allows qualified buyers the opportunity to purchase a home with no down payment. There are also no monthly mortgage insurance premiums to pay, limitations on buyer's closing costs, and an appraisal that informs the buyer of the property value. More

College Credit for Military Service
Through the American Council on Education (ACE), you can take academic credit for most of the training you have received, including Basic Training. More

Treatment for Gulf War Syndrome
Researchers at the University of Hull in England believe they have found a treatment for people with Gulf War Syndrome. More

What Military Benefits Do You Have?
Access the Military.com Benefits Calculator to quickly connect to the benefits you've earned. More

Featured Job: Careers in Government
You have a huge advantage over other civilians to land a government job. More

Video: Cutting Edge Camouflage
In this amazing video on BAE's New Cutting Edge Camouflage, watch how ADAPTIV can instantly blend a vehicle into its background. More

We Honor Veterans
We Honor Veterans, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, helps hospice professionals meet the unique needs of dying veterans. More

Suicides Linked to Body Chemistry
Research has linked military suicides to low levels of docosahexaenoic acid in the blood. More

VA Compensated Work Therapy
Compensated Work Therapy is a program that provides employment counseling, training and assistance to veterans who qualify. More

New VA Open Source Records
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently launched its Open Source Electronic Health Record Agent (OSEHRA), which will help to create a single electronic health record system for servicemembers and veterans. More

New VA Paralympic Website
VA launched its Paralympic Program website as part of an ongoing commitment to support the rehabilitation and recovery of disabled veterans through participation in adaptive sports. More

Navy Recruiting Targets Service's Needs
The U.S. Navy still needs new Sailors in hard-to-fill rates to meet this year's recruiting goals. More

VA Coaching into Care Telephone Service
The Department of Veterans Affairs launched a telephone service, Coaching into Care, to provide assistance to family members and friends trying to encourage their veteran to seek VA care in their community. More

New Improved VA Resource Directory
The website contains information about VA benefits, including disability benefits, pensions, health care insurance and the GI Bill. More


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