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JHU Offers 2nd Annual PTSD Conference

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Military and Veteran Health Institute, and VA Maryland Health Care System present the second annual Service Members & Veterans: PTSD Today and Tomorrow. The conference will be held April 18, 2016 in Baltimore. There is a registration fee for attendees and continuing education credits are available. Click on the image for registration information.

RAND: Family Resilience in the Military

RAND Corporation published a recent study, "Family Resilience in the Military." The study looks at Department of Defense policies and models.

Wreaths Across America Needs Your Help

The nonprofit responsible for placing wreaths at the headstones at Arlington National Cemetery is a few thousand short. They are looking for support to help supply the additional wreaths.

Operation Homefront Village needs Volunteer

Operation Homefront is looking for a volunteer to facilitate a men's discussion group that centers on issues, challenges, struggles, and opportunity related to the transition from military to civilian.

Changes to Veterans Choice Program

The Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs, released bulletin stating changes to the existing eligibility requirements for access to the VA Choice Program.

Military Times: ‘Credit for Medics’

Some schools across the country are taking note of the fundamental skills many former Corpsman and Medics have when seeking a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). Several initiatives at colleges and universities are offering an accelerated BSN degree for these veterans.

VA Assisting Student Veterans

Military Times shares information about a new program through the Department of Veterans Affairs called VITAL - Veterans Integration to Academic Leadership. The goal of the program is to make it easier for Veterans on campus to seek assistance with a Psychologist or licensed Social Worker.

HUD Reports Decline in Homelessness

On November 19th, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), released their '2015 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress.' The report is based on the agency's annual Point-in-Time estimates that are conducted in January.

Montgomery County Veterans Collaborative

The Veterans Collaborative is a place where community members, organizations, and government agencies can come together to share program information, identify local resources, and help solve issues facing military, veterans, and their families.

VVA 227 Seeking Garment Donation

Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 227, is collecting brassieres to be made available to homeless female veterans who attend the Winterhaven 2016 event at the VA Medical Center in Washington, DC on January 23, 2016.

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