Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Veterans Report: Gays Seek Benefit Equality, New Base Guides and More

 


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·  Gays Seek Benefit Equality

·  Deal of the Week: Sports Authority

·  More Details on VOW GI Bill

·  5 Tips: Testing Your Way to a Degree

·  2011 and 2012 Military Pay Charts

·  Military Pay: December 1

·  Must-See Base Guides: Local News and Info

·  The Million Veterans Project

·  VA Plans More Transitional Housing

·  VA 'Make the Connection'

·  12 Most Underrated Jobs in America

·  New York, New Jersey Healthcare Network

·  Vets Use CalVet App to Find VSOs

·  VA Changes Clothing Allowance

·  AF Phases Out Woodland Camo

·  Burn Pit Related to Illnesses?

·  Open Season for Civilian Benefits

·  Print and Post This Week's Veterans Report

·  Headline Military News


Gays Seek Benefit Equality
Several groups representing gay and lesbian servicemembers are pressing the DoD to extend benefits for same-sex dependents. More


Deal of the Week: Sports Authority
Take 15% off your entire online order at sportsauthority.com. Discount expires Dec. 1, 2011. More

More Details on VOW GI Bill
VA has released details on the new VOW Act GI Bill benefits. More


5 Tips: Testing Your Way to a Degree
There are two types of CLEP exams - General and Subject. The five general exams can be worth up to six credits each. More


2011 and 2012 Military Pay Charts
The 2011 National Defense Authorization Act includes a 1.4 percent pay increase for all servicemembers. More

Military Pay: December 1
The holidays can confuse people, and one of the most popular questions we receive is when the military will get paid. More

Must-See Base Guides: Local News and Info
Find Base Directories, Base Talk, Local Events and News, Reviews, and connect to other servicemembers, spouses, veterans and retirees near you. More

The Million Veterans Project
The Million Veteran Project is a partnership between VA and veterans to better understand how genes affect health and illness in order to improve health care for veterans. More

VA Plans More Transitional Housing
The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to enter into agreements to provide more than 1,000 additional units of permanent and transitional housing for veterans at various sites on VA medical center campuses nationwide. More

VA 'Make the Connection'
Make the Connection, a new campaign launched by the Department of Veterans Affairs, is creating ways for veterans and their family members to connect with the experiences of other veterans. More

12 Most Underrated Jobs in America
Even in a sluggish economy, there are jobs out there that fly under the radar yet give you good bang for the buck. More

New York, New Jersey Healthcare Network
A new website has been launched by the VA New York/New Jersey Healthcare Network and is offered to veterans' families in the metropolitan New York and New Jersey area. More

Vets Use CalVet App to Find VSOs
The California Department of Veterans Affairs has released mobile applications for California veterans and their families. More

VA Changes Clothing Allowance
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has published a final regulation in the Federal Register on clothing allowance that expands the eligibility criteria for veterans. More

AF Phases Out Woodland Camo
The Air Force has officially phased out the woodland camouflage-patterned Battle Dress Uniforms (BDUs). More

Burn Pit Related to Illnesses?
Has servicemembers' exposure to burning trash piles in Iraq and Afghanistan caused long-term health problems? More

Open Season for Civilian Benefits
It is currently open season for open season for three civilian benefit programs: the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program, Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP) and Federal Flexible Spending Account (FSA). More


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