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Veterans Report: VA Benefits Safe from Budget Cuts, House Passes 'Stolen Valor' Act and More



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  • VA Benefits Safe from Budget Cuts
  • September Hiring Fairs
  • Deal of the Week: GAF Roofs for Troops
  • Join Us: SpouseBuzz Live Miramar, CA
  • House Passes New 'Stolen Valor' Act
  • Vet Benefit Calculator: What Do You Qualify For?
  • Veterans Wanted: Careers with Parker Hannifin
  • Are You Eligible for a VA Home Loan?
  • $400k Coverage Less than $1.50 a Day
  • Say Thank You To the Troops
  • VA Says No Service Dogs
  • Buddy Finder: Reconnect with Old Military Friends
  • GI Dogs Study in Nevada Seeks Vets
  • What's a "Military-friendly" School?
  • Credit Tips: How Much Debt to Carry?
  • 'Taps' Kept in New York State
  • VA Home Loan Tips
  • Military Suicide Bereavement Study
  • Navy Holiday Season Mailing Dates
  • Women Vets Stand Down in North Dakota
  • Vets Get Education Help in Arizona
  • National Suicide Prevention Month
  • New Outreach in Florida
  • Print and Post This Week's Veterans Report
  • Headline Military News


    VA Benefits Safe from Budget Cuts
    The White House released its 396-page report that details $54.7 billion in DoD cuts in 2013 if Congress cannot agree on a deficit reduction plan to avoid sequestration by Jan. 2. More


    September Hiring Fairs
    The US Chamber of Commerce is hosting Hiring Our Heroes fairs across the country, and nearly 40 are scheduled for September. More

    Deal of the Week: GAF Roofs for Troops
    Get money back from GAF when you install our new Lifetime Roofing System. More


    Join Us: SpouseBuzz Live Miramar, CA
    Saturday, September 29 in San Diego, CA, SpouseBUZZ LIVE is a one-of-a-kind interactive event presented by military spouses for military spouses. More


    House Passes New 'Stolen Valor' Act
    Those who lie about military service would be committing a crime under legislation passed by the House last week. More

    Vet Benefit Calculator: What Do You Qualify For?
    The Military.com Benefit Calculator is designed to quickly and easily connect you with your benefits information based on service and status. More

    Veterans Wanted: Careers with Parker Hannifin
    You were serious about your career in the military and now we are serious about engineering your success as the nation's most valued talent. More

    Are You Eligible for a VA Home Loan?
    In order to obtain a VA home loan, you must first fill out VA Form 26-1880, the request for your Certificate of Eligibility. 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

    Say Thank You To the Troops 091712
    A $10 contribution provides a $50 gift card good at over 18,000 restaurants nationwide to an American Hero. More

    VA Says No Service Dogs
    The Department of Veterans Affairs will no longer pay for service dogs for veterans suffering only with PTSD and other mental health disabilities. More

    Buddy Finder: Reconnect with Old Military Friends 091712
    Wish you could find your buddy from BCT? More

    GI Dogs Study in Nevada Seeks Vets
    G.I. DOGS is conducting a study that hopes to show that veterans with PTSD will show fewer signs of anxiety after helping a rescue dog become a certified service dog. More

    What's a "Military-friendly" School?
    If you are a servicemember or veteran, how do you navigate through the sea of advertising rhetoric that claims a school is "military-friendly"? More

    Credit Tips: How Much Debt to Carry?
    How much debt is acceptable to have? The answer depends on the type of debt you have and also how old you are. More

    'Taps' Kept in New York State
    A planned budget cut that would have eliminated the playing of taps live at military funerals across the state of New York has been scrapped after sparking political opposition. More

    VA Home Loan Tips
    We've scoured the Internet to find useful tips for our members. More

    Military Suicide Bereavement Study
    The University of Kentucky Military Suicide Bereavement Study is seeking family members of servicemembers and veterans who have died by suicide. More

    Navy Holiday Season Mailing Dates
    The Naval Supply Systems Command's Postal Policy Division has announced mail-by dates for pre-Dec. 25, delivery of holiday cards, letters, and packages. More

    Women Vets Stand Down in North Dakota
    The Women Veterans Stand Down is intended to serve homeless and low-income female veterans from the VA Black Hills catchment area. More

    Vets Get Education Help in Arizona
    Veterans in northern Arizona who are looking for help to further their education beyond high school should contact the Veterans Upward Bound TRIO program at Yavapai College, More

    National Suicide Prevention Month
    September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and it is a reminder that mental health does not have to be a battle waged on your own. More

    New Outreach in Florida
    The Florida VA recently announced a campaign to modernize its message with initiatives ranging from newspaper ads to smart-phone apps and a redesigned website at FloridaVets.org. More


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