June 22, 2010

Veteran's News

VA Changes Health Care Co-Pays
Veterans who generally have higher income and no service-connected disabilities -- referred to as Priority Groups 7 and 8 Veterans -- will now pay an additional $1 for each 30-day supply of outpatient medications. More

VA to Assist at Arlington
Patrick K. Hallinan, an over 31-year employee of VA's National Cemetery Administration (NCA), is being detailed to the Army to assist in the management of Arlington National Cemetery. More

Jaime McIntyre Compares the War in Afghanistan to the War in the Gulf...of Mexico
President Obama announced a winning strategy last week in his televised address, in fact the only strategy can ensure success. More

PTSD Research Looks at Iraq Veterans
A new study has found that one in ten Iraq veterans develops post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that is severe enough to cause "serious functional impairment." More

Servicemembers Save with ASMBA
The Armed Services Mutual Benefit Association (ASMBA), established in 1963, provides comprehensive, affordable life insurance coverage to military personnel and their families. More

Outlook for Computer and Information Systems Management
According to the Department of Labor, employment increases and the high demand for technical workers, prospects are excellent for those with computer systems qualifications. More

Are You Eligible for the New Post 9/11 GI Bill?
If you have served a total of at least 90 consecutive days on active duty in the Armed Forces since Sept. 10, 2001, you're likely eligible. More

Looking for that Perfect Gift and Running Out of Time?
Military.com has assembled some of the best retailers around -- and not just for military themed gifts! More

5 Things to Do When You Get PCS Orders
You've received your Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders, and after the panic subsides, you know you'll need to get yourself and your family organized for the relocation process. So what's your next move? More

Your Military Spouse Could Win $5,000
The Military.com and CinCHouse.com 2010 Spouse of the Year Award, sponsored by ASMBA and TriWest HealthCare Alliance, will be giving away $5,000 to a spouse who has gone above and beyond to serve her/his family, country and the military community. More

Struggling to Turn Your Military Skills into a Civilian Resume?
Writing a resume is never an easy task, especially when you are transitioning from the military to civilian life and jobs. More

American Legion Appeals to President
A letter signed by The American Legion is asking President Barack Obama to restore the Mojave Desert Veterans Memorial cross. More

American Legion History Available
A new documentary detailing the 91-year history of The American Legion has just been released. More

VFW Fans Exceed 30,000
The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) has announced that its National Headquarters' Official Facebook page has reached and exceeded the 30,000 mark. More

New Law in Illinois
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has signed into law the state's Veterans and Servicemembers Court Treatment Act. More

Wheelchair Games Coming
More than 500 wheelchair athletes who are all military veterans are headed to Denver to begin competition at the 30th National Veterans Wheelchair Games. More

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