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  • TRICARE Rates May Increase Again
  • Complacency Impacts Wounded Warriors
  • 3 VA Loan Tips
  • Deal of the Week: Exclusive Discounts!
  • Veteran Benefits Explained
  • $300k Coverage for $21.78 a Month
  • Veteran Talent Wanted: PMA USA Hiring
  • The Best (and Worst) Jobs of 2012
  • Budget Planning During Transition
  • Stop Loss Pay Deadline Approaching
  • Medical Care for Separating Members
  • Voter Guide and Overseas Voter Info
  • Military Pay Calculator
  • Feedback on New App for VA Claims
  • VA Offers Smartphone App
  • Ending Veteran Homelessness
  • Veterans Crisis Line
  • Reviewing the DVA's Claims Process
  • American Legion Addresses Congress
  • American Legion Issues Report
  • Preventive Care for Women Veterans
  • VA Adaptive Sports
  • VA Implements Diabetes Program
  • Education Conference in November
  • Print and Post This Week's Veterans Report
  • Headline Military News

    TRICARE Rates May Increase Again
    This October retirees saw TRICARE Prime enrollment fees increased to $269.28 per year for individuals and $538.56 per year for retirees with families. More

    Complacency Impacts Wounded Warriors recently featured an article by Vice Admiral Norb Ryan, the President of the Military Officers Association of America. More

    3 VA Loan Tips
    Tip: Get Pre-Approved. Before you start the hunt for a house, the best thing you can do is to get pre-approved for your VA loan amount. More

    Deal of the Week: Exclusive Discounts!
    Up to 50% off on Lifestyle products, Watches, Knives, Sunglasses, Apparel and more on! More

    Veteran Benefits Explained
    In addition to the pensions and benefits to which you may be entitled, you may also be eligible for certain benefits based on your military service. More

    $300k Coverage for $21.78 a Month
    Does your family have enough life insurance protection, if something happens to you? More

    Veteran Talent Wanted: PMA USA Hiring
    At Performance Matters Associates (PMAUSA), we believe in helping people grow from a position of strength. More

    The Best (and Worst) Jobs of 2012
    2012 is nearly over, and CareerCast has published a fresh evaluation of what it sees as the top 10 jobs in the country -- as well as the worst 10. More

    Budget Planning During Transition
    USAA Financial Centers near Fort Campbell, Fort Bragg, and Camp Lejeune will be hosting a Military Transition Open House. More

    Stop Loss Pay Deadline Approaching
    The final deadline for Soldiers, veterans and beneficiaries to file for retroactive Stop Loss special pay has been set at Oct. 21. More

    Medical Care for Separating Members
    The Combat Health Care benefits program allows separating servicemembers to receive free health care benefits. More

    Voter Guide and Overseas Voter Info
    The American Legion is offering its free "Get out the Vote 2012" brochure to help increase voter turnout at the polls on Nov. 6. More

    Military Pay Calculator
    Calculate your military pay on to see how much you'll make at your next duty station. More

    Feedback on New App for VA Claims
    This past summer, the American Legion developed the new Claims Coach app, which helps veterans and their families navigate the VA claims process. More

    VA Offers Smartphone App
    The PTSD Coach smartphone app on iTunes and Android Marketplace can help veterans learn about and manage their symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. More

    Ending Veteran Homelessness
    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is trying to end veteran homelessness. More

    Veterans Crisis Line
    The Veterans Crisis Line offers free, confidential support to veterans in crisis, as well as their family and friends. More

    Reviewing the DVA's Claims Process
    The new Assistant Secretary of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs at the VA, recently visited the Chicago Regional Office to see for himself how VA claims are processed. More

    American Legion Addresses Congress
    During a joint hearing, the members of the House and Senate Committees on Veterans' Affairs recently heard testimony from The American Legion on its 2013 legislative priorities. More

    American Legion Issues Report
    The American Legion delivered its 2012 System Worth Saving Task Force report today to all members of Congress. More

    Preventive Care for Women Veterans
    Dr. Patricia Hayes, chief consultant for Women Health Services for Veterans Health Administration has data that shows recent gains in the VA's commitment to improve women health services. More

    VA Adaptive Sports
    Your courage, your determination and your drive all led you to serve America proudly. Those same characteristics will also lead to satisfaction and success in adaptive sports. More

    VA Implements Diabetes Program
    The VA has announced the implementation of a pilot version of the Diabetes Prevention Program. More

    Education Conference in November
    The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) is sponsoring the 2012 CAEL International Conference November 7-9, 2012. More

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