Helping Veterans Regain Their Independence
ONGOING VETERANS' PROGRAMS
Ashley House Transition Home
For Female Veterans
Help us reach our goal to provide a Lake County transition home for female veterans.
Combat Veterans to Careers
Education. Employment. Housing. Wellness.
DAV Disabled American Veterans
Empowering our veterans to lead high-quality lives with respect and dignity.
Dental Care Resources for Veterans
Resources available to both active duty and retired veterans.
Lone Survivor Foundation
Providing therapeutic retreats for service members and their families affected by PTSD, mild traumatic brain injury, chronic pain, and military sexual trauma.
Elizabeth Dole Foundation
Empowering, supporting, and honoring our military caregivers.
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Transporting America's veterans to Washington DC to visit those memorials dedicated to honor the service and sacrifices of themselves and their friends.
Resources for Student Veterans During COVID-19
SVA is working with its partners to provide economic, employment, and professional development resources for students affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
VA Housing Grants for Disabled Veterans
If you are a military veteran or servicemember with a disability, you may be eligible for housing grants from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Top 60 Veteran & Military-Friendly Employers
What makes a good veteran and military-friendly employer?
Five Ways to Cope with PTSD
Post-traumatic stress disorder is caused by witnessing or being part of a frightening or shocking event, and it can affect day-to-day life and productivity.
Veterans, active duty can take advantage of Public Service Loan Forgiveness program
Veterans and active duty service members can get one step closer to student loan forgiveness through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.
Actor Robert Duvall served in U.S. Army
Actor and filmmaker Robert Duvall grew up a Navy brat — an endearing term for a child whose parent is on active military duty.
What should I know about the Omicron variant and booster shots?
You Asked, We Answered: What should I know about the Omicron variant and booster shots?
Fresh From the Roost: Creating a Crosswalk Between Veterans & Civilian Employment
Creating a strong hiring presence in the military and veteran community is something that Recruit Rooster prides itself on helping employers do through their career site and digital footprint.
Veteran earns six figures, advances his career with Salesforce Military
During a lunch break – of 20 minutes – Willie Wright not only completed a training through Salesforce Military but also discovered a learning opportunity that could actively apply to his current work.
Goodwill, VA help veterans through clothing voucher
Goodwill Industries of Kentucky and Veterans Affairs of Lexington are celebrating the third year of a partnership that helps veterans in need from all across the region get free clothing through Goodwill’s voucher program.
VETERAN VALENTINES: SHOW THE LOVE
Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to show our service members and Veterans how much we appreciate their service and sacrifice. Here are just a few ways you can join us to show our military and Veterans some love and support!
Chemo staff and Veteran patient share special relationship
Off and on for more than 28 years, Air Force Veteran Norman Blackwell has been fighting cancer. For almost two decades, the 78-year-old has received his cancer care at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center in Muskogee.
Innovation Revolutionary: Keeping Veterans safe with sterile syringes
Innovation Revolutionary is a regular series from the VHA Innovation Ecosystem focusing on VA employees who are disrupting the status-quo, breaking down barriers and attempting to radically revolutionize Veteran care and the employee experience.
How to Get Veterans Disability Benefits for Mental Health Disorders
Your VA doctor, psychologist, or psychiatrist will also have to provide written documentation that your mental health worsened during your service in the military.
He defrauded more than 100 disabled veterans of benefits. Prison awaits.
Jamare Mason, 27, of Snellville, Georgia, was sentenced to more than six years in federal prison after defrauding more than 100 disabled veterans and Social Security beneficiaries of over $1 million, according to a Jan. 19 press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida.
AMC passenger terminals are saying bon voyage to flight schedule updates on Facebook
Passenger terminals on U.S. military bases are moving their flight schedule information off Facebook and onto official Air Force public websites in February, according to Air Mobility Command.
For veterans: VA considers eliminating copayments for veterans at risk of suicide
The Department of Veterans Affairs has proposed eliminating health care appointment copayments for veterans who have been found to be at a high risk of suicide.
Holistic campus for veterans breaks ground
Later this year, veteran entrepreneurs will be able to live and work on the Veterans Victory Housing and Small Business Center, a $67 million holistic campus.
Remains of Navy pilot returned to Alaska family over 50 years after disappearance during Vietnam War
Tears rolled from Dona Re’ Shute’s eyes Wednesday as she laid her hand atop her brother’s flag-draped casket in the cold morning air on the tarmac at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.
Patriot Service Dogs
Making a Difference........Four Paws at a Time.
Support Our Soldiers
Project SOS-Military Children's Scholarship Program.
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Camp 4 Heroes
A place of tranquility, relaxation, learning and rebuilding for our veterans and first responders.
Gary Sinese Foundation
Creating and supporting unique programs designed to entertain, educate, inspire, strengthen, and build communities.
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SNAP, also known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, is intended to help low-income families buy food and keep their loved ones fed. More than 20,000 military families are included in the numbers of those who need SNAP to make ends meet.
Current VA Loan Rates Available Locally
Do You Qualify For Low Rate VA Loans?
College Resources for Veterans and Their Families
Overcoming the Challenges of Higher Education and Career Training
Top 10 Work from Home Jobs for Military Spouses & Veterans with Disability
If you're a war veteran on disability and are looking for a supplementary source of income via some part-time jobs, there's good news for you.
Trusted Military and Veteran Service Organizations
Organizations Doing Good for Veterans and Their Families
Highly-Rated Nonprofits Dedicated to Veterans and Military Service Members
Charity Navigator is honored to provide a curated list of highly-rated organizations providing a variety of services, including mental health and supportive services, financial assistance for food, utilities, and medical expenses.
Up to 44% of US Males Veterans Over 75 Can Seek Assisted Living Veteran Benefits
Up to 44% of US Male Seniors Over 75 Are Veterans Who Can Seek Assisted Living Veteran Benefits, BoomersHub Research Shows
Veterans, you may be eligible for commissary benefits
The Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) headquartered in Fort Lee, Va., is responsible for delivering a vital benefit to servicemembers and eligible veterans all at home and abroad
Federal bill to expand health care to veterans exposed to burn pits becomes priority for 2022
Last year the Veterans Administration agreed to help some veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars who became sick after exposure to toxic burn pits.
About Post-COVID Conditions
Post-COVID conditions are symptoms that last or start weeks or months after a person was infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Face mask protection against omicron
You Asked, We Answered: Face mask protection against omicron
AARP offers employment resources for veterans
When you’re a veteran or military spouse, knowing where to start your job search and getting employers to understand your experience can be challenging.
US Dept. Labor Reafirm Commitment to Protect Emploment Rights of Service Veterans
The U.S. Department of Labor and U.S Department of Justice today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to reaffirm their commitment to administer and enforce the protections afforded to military service members and veterans by the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994.
Vets2Set teams with Tyler Perry Studios to boost employment in Georgia for U.S. military veterans
Tyler Perry Studios has signed on with Vets2Set to help generate employment opportunities in Georgia for U.S. military veterans.
Skydiving camp to assist Veterans
Two former military members want veterans, current-serving members, and first responders dealing with issues of mental health and suicide to take a healing leap of faith with them.
60 or older? Need physical therapy? Join this telerehabilitation study
The end of the year is often a time to reflect and set your sights on how to make next year a better year. If you are over 60 and need physical therapy, and are seeking to improve your health and wellness, then our telerehabilitation study may be able to help – whether or not you made a New Year’s resolution.
VA patients have better 30-day post-surgery outcomes than private sector
A VA study found that Veterans have better post-surgery outcomes than patients from private hospitals. Specifically, those who have non-cardiac surgery at VA hospitals are less likely to die 30 days later than patients treated in private hospitals.
VA, Bombas, Veterans United provide 50,000 pairs of socks to homeless Veterans
Homeless Veterans tend to move around a lot, often on foot, and at times in the bitter cold. These circumstances make socks one of the most requested items at homeless shelters.
Red Cross: National blood crisis may put patients at risk
The American Red Cross is facing a national blood crisis – its worst blood shortage in more than a decade.
Brother used his twin brother’s identity to get military veterans benefits?
Wayne Bowen, 64, of Jacksonville, Florida, United States pleaded guilty to aggravated identity theft on January 26, 2022. As part of his plea agreement, he is required to pay $63,773 in restitution and spend two years in federal prison.
New AARP Survey Reveals Veterans More Likely to Lose Money to Scams Than Civilians
Massachusetts’ 383,087 military veterans and active-duty service members are at risk of being targeted by scammers.
Anticipating Boom of Aging Veterans, VA to Expand Care, Services for the Elderly
The Department of Veterans Affairs is planning to expand several programs that allow senior veterans to age in their homes or live in home-like settings as alternatives to elder care facilities.
How VA respects your data privacy
Recently, major U.S. companies have come under scrutiny for privacy policies protecting against internal mishandling of digital consumers’ information. With increased congressional and community interest in consumer data and privacy protection, it is important to know how VA protects digital users and Veterans.
Veterans Support Veteran advises other Vets: “Do the right thing, seek help.”
When Ivan Dickerson returned to the United States in 1982, he noticed a significant transformation from his 1977 departure. The Iran hostage crisis had captivated the nation for over a year, the first woman had been named to the Supreme Court, and MTV suddenly offered Americans 24-hour access to music videos.