Saturday, September 3, 2011

Veterans Report: Who Should Pay for Military Mistakes; Retroactive Agent Orange Filing Deadline; and More



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  • Who Should Pay for Military Mistakes
  • Deal of the Week: Military-Sized Savings
  • Those Denied Purple Heart Should Reapply
  • Retroactive Agent Orange Filing Deadline
  • $100k in AFBA Coverage = Family Security for $6.50 a Month
  • Get College Credit for Military Service
  • Men, Women and Home Buying
  • Featured Job: Security Clearance Jobs
  • Video of the Week: Explosive Line Charge
  • Senators Address VA
  • Military and Veterans Expo 2011
  • Patriots and Heroes: Pacific to Potomac
  • App for Arlington
  • The Maginot Line
  • Board Reviews Disability Ratings
  • Encouraging the Hiring of Combat Veterans
  • Survey Addresses Support for Veterans
  • New VA Paralympics Website
  • Print and Post This Week's Veterans Report
  • Headline Military News


    Who Should Pay for Military Mistakes
    Who Should Bear the Cost of Doing the Right Thing? More


    Deal of the Week: Military-Sized Savings
    Find major discounts on everything from household goods and services to vacation and travel savings in the Military.com discount center. More

    Those Denied Purple Heart Should Reapply
    Active-duty and reserve-component Soldiers, as well as veterans, who were denied Purple Heart awards for concussive or mild traumatic brain injuries are encouraged to resubmit documentation for reconsideration of the medal. More


    Retroactive Agent Orange Filing Deadline
    Vietnam-era veterans who have medical diagnoses for three presumptive conditions related to Agent Orange exposure need to file their disability claims with the Department of Veterans Affairs by Aug. 30. More


    $100k in AFBA Coverage = Family Security for $6.50 a Month
    AFBA offers low-cost life insurance with no war or terrorism exclusions and makes it affordable to keep your loved ones safe. More

    Get College Credit for Military Service
    It's critical to shop around to find a school that not only works with your $51,300 GI Bill, but accepts ACE credits and CLEP exams. More

    Men, Women and Home Buying
    Everyone approaches the home buying process differently. But the differences are more pronounced between the sexes. More

    Featured Job: Security Clearance Jobs
    If you have a security clearance, Military.com has job postings from military-friendly employers who are looking for you. More

    Video of the Week: Explosive Line Charge
    In this "explosive" video, the MICLIC (Mine Clearing Line Charge), a rocket-projected explosive line charge, does its job. More

    Senators Address VA
    Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee members have expressed their concern about the placement of homeless female veterans in insecure housing in Chicago. More

    Military and Veterans Expo 2011
    The Delaware National Guard, VA, and others will be hosting Delaware Military and Veterans Expo. More

    Patriots and Heroes: Pacific to Potomac
    Come on Out and Show Your Support; Rallies for the Relay. More

    App for Arlington
    Arlington-based information technology service provider Segue Technologies Inc. has developed a free smartphone app that helps locate grave sites at Arlington National Cemetery. More

    The Maginot Line
    U.S. military community members in the Baumholder and Kaiserslautern areas can get a firsthand look at this unique military engineering feat. More

    Board Reviews Disability Ratings
    The Physical Disability Board of Review (PDBR) was established "to review the disability determinations of covered individuals by Physical Evaluation Boards." More

    Encouraging the Hiring of Combat Veterans
    The Combat Veterans Back to Work Act would cut payroll taxes for businesses that hire recently returned veterans. More

    Survey Addresses Support for Veterans
    According to a new survey, 62% of Americans do not believe that the U.S. Government is giving enough support to veterans returning home from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. More

    New VA Paralympics Website
    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has launched a Paralympic Program website to support the rehabilitation and recovery of disabled veterans through participation in adaptive sports. More


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