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Issues with GI Bill & Unemployment Benefits

The Military Times posted an article on March 14th talking about potential changes that the U.S Department of Labor wants to make to Veterans who are using their G.I Bill and access federal unemployment benefits.

Hero Dogs Information Session

A presentation for anyone who is interested in learning more about Hero Dogs, whether as a potential applicant, volunteer, donor, or other supporter Saturday March 20th at 12:30pm.

Audi Hiring Veterans

Nationwide Audi is hiring Veterans to become technicians. There are openings at Audi dealerships in Maryland and Virginia. Click on the image or go to www.audivets.com to learn more about openings.

Job Opening: Virginia Veteran and Family Support

Virginia Department of Veterans Services is hiring for a full time permanent position provides peer support to veterans and their families in the Northern Virginia area for the Virginia Veteran and Family Support. For more information on the positions, you may also call Betty Ann Liddell, Northern Virginia Regional Director at Bettyann.Liddell@dvs.virginia.gov.

VVMF ‘In Memory’ Program

Since 1999, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund has coordinated the annual 'In Memory' program to honor Vietnam Veterans who died related to their service in Vietnam but were not eligible for inscription on the Vietnam Veteran Memorial on the National Mall.

Brain Injury Data Collection

The Department of Veterans Affairs released an article yesterday detailing the strides being made to data collection for brain injury. The Veterans Health Administration keeps a registry of Veterans who have experienced a Traumatic Brain Injury as a means of monitoring and providing medical intervention.

Veteran Institute for Procurement

Since 2009, the National Center for Veteran Institute for Procurement (VIP) has trained over 500 veteran service-disabled and veteran owned small businesses nationwide to succeed in the federal contracting market, at no cost to the company. Click on the image to learn more about programs that might be right for your business.

First Lady Celebrates Women Veterans

In a recent DoD News article, First Lady Michelle Obama celebrated women Veterans. The article shares, "Many women who have served don’t self-identify as veterans, she said, and they thus miss out on benefits they have earned – only one in 10 take advantage of GI Bill benefits."

VA Works to Improve Crisis Line

The Department of Veterans Affairs, through their Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs, announced that they are making changes to improve the Veterans Crisis Line.

Virginia Offering Free Legal Clinic

Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced a statewide initiative to provide free legal services to low-income veterans. The initiative will offer assistance with Wills, Power of Attorney, and Advanced Medical Directives

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