Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Veterans Report: VA Chairman Talks Vet Jobs, Answers to VRAP GI Bill and More



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  • Answering VRAP GI Bill Questions
  • VA Chairman Talks Vet Jobs and War
  • Deal of the Week: 40% to 60% off at Converse
  • Featured Job: Careers with the TSA
  • $400k Coverage Less than $1.50 a Day
  • Who Decides if I Qualify for a VA Loan?
  • Social Security for Wounded Warriors
  • Financial Tips for PCSing
  • VA Center Launches PTS Study
  • VA Continues Gulf War Study
  • Getting Army Military Records
  • Give Back with Bands for Freedom
  • Veterans Groups Plan Appeal
  • Veterans Retraining Assistance Program
  • Benefit Calculator: Find Military Benefits In One Place
  • FAQs on VA Home Loans
  • Connecticut Vet Hall of Fame
  • VA Teams with Red Cross
  • Docs Test New Therapy for PTS
  • Rating Vet's Charitable Organizations
  • Print and Post This Week's Veterans Report
  • Headline Military News


    Answering VRAP GI Bill Questions
    GI Bill experts from the House Committee on Veterans Affairs staff answer VRAP GI Bill questions. More


    VA Chairman Talks Vet Jobs and War
    Rep. Jeff Miller talks to Military.com about vet jobs, looming budget issues, and the war. More

    Deal of the Week: 40% to 60% off at Converse
    Save up to 60% on a selection of shoes, accessories and more for men, women, and kids. More


    Featured Job: Careers with the TSA
    Make a world of difference to the traveling public and protect our nation's transportation infrastructure. More


    $400k Coverage Less than $1.50 a Day
    How much are you paying for your VGLI? ASMBA offers veterans a better alternative to VGLI for less. More

    Who Decides if I Qualify for a VA Loan?
    When you apply for a VA loan, it's the lender who makes the decision whether you're approved or not. More

    Social Security for Wounded Warriors
    Social Security's Wounded Warriors Initiative is for servicemembers who become disabled while on active duty on or after Oct. 1, 2001, regardless of where the disability occurs. More

    Financial Tips for PCSing
    Military.com estimates that during a Permanent Change of Station -- or PCS -- servicemembers spend an average of $1,725 in non-reimbursable costs. More

    VA Center Launches PTS Study
    Researchers at San Diego's VA hospital are launching a five-year study to see if the strongest post-traumatic stress therapy can be used on heavy drinkers at the same time to help them overcome alcoholism. More

    VA Continues Gulf War Study
    For the third time since the 1990-1991 Gulf War, VA researchers are contacting Gulf War-era Veterans as a part of a long-term study of their health. More

    Getting Army Military Records
    The first choice for servicemembers and others to obtain records should be to follow the guidance on the U.S. Army Human Resources Command website. More

    Give Back with Bands for Freedom
    Show support to our military personnel past and present by purchasing a Bands for Freedom wristband. More

    Veterans Groups Plan Appeal
    The U.S. Supreme Court after the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of appeals recently halted a revamping of the Dept. Of Veterans Affairs' mental health system. More

    Veterans Retraining Assistance Program
    The Veterans Retraining Assistance Program assists veterans who are enrolled in a VA-approved program of education offered by a Community College or Technical School. More

    Benefit Calculator: Find Military Benefits In One Place
    The Military.com Benefit Calculator is designed to quickly and easily connect you with your benefits information based on service and status. More

    FAQs on VA Home Loans
    Why get a VA loan over other types? Simply put, a VA Home Loan allows qualified buyers the opportunity to purchase a home with no down payment. More

    Connecticut Vet Hall of Fame
    Connecticut Department of Veterans' Affairs Commissioner Linda Schwartz has encouraged nominating distinguished vets to the Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame. More

    VA Teams with Red Cross
    The VA and the American Heart Association have entered into a formal agreement to raise awareness of heart disease and strokes among women. More

    Docs Test New Therapy for PTS
    Doctors at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center in Charleston, South Carolina are experimenting with new approaches to help soldiers who are battling Post-Traumatic Stress. More

    Rating Vet's Charitable Organizations
    As an increasing number of our servicemembers transition to civilian life, it is especially critical that charitable organizations supporting them act as good stewards of the American people's goodwill and generosity towards our vets. More


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