January 11, 2011

Veteran's News

Vet Unrest Over GI Bill Trade-offs
Reforming the Post-9/11 GI Bill is leaving some vets feeling as if they got a raw deal. More

Deal of the Week: Save More in 2011
The Discount Center on Military.com now offers discounts on everything from household needs to travel and vacation. More

GI Bill Reform Trade-Offs
Vets using the Post-9/11 GI Bill will see cost-saving changes which allow Congress to expand new GI Bill eligibility to take effect by Fall 2011. More

Moratorium on Foreclosures on Vets
Freddie Mac recently instructed its mortgage servicers to hold off on starting foreclosure proceedings against servicemembers who are released from active duty. More

What Are the GI Bill 2.0 Changes?
It is official; President Obama has signed the Post-9/11 Veterans Education Assistance Improvement Act (GI Bill 2.0) into law. What are the major changes in the Bill? More

Meet Hiring Managers at the Career Expo
Hundreds have found jobs at Military.com's military-friendly career expos with employers such as Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, Mac Tools, and more. More

VA to Verify Businesses
Companies identifying themselves as small businesses or Veteran-owned businesses to gain priority for some Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) contracts must now provide documentation verifying their status. More

New Year, New Life Insurance Coverage
ASMBA provides military personal and their families, comprehensive and affordable life insurance coverage. More

Study Looks at Women Veterans
A new study suggests that female veterans of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) are at increased risk of developing mental health disorders during pregnancy. More

Enhanced Enrollment Will Expire
Veterans discharged before January 28, 2003 are eligible for enhanced health care if enrolled by January 27, 2011. More

Video: Military Tax Guidelines
Tax season can be especially tricky for military members, whether they are stationed in the U.S. or overseas. The IRS has tips that can make filing a bit easier this year. More

Military Uniforms
Learn more about military uniforms, and get current regulations and uniform news at the Military.com Military Uniform Center. More

TBI Webinars for Families
New webinars on psychological health and traumatic brain injury (TBI) will range from the impact of war on children to post-traumatic stress disorder in the wake of a natural disaster. More

American Legion Health Care Survey
The American Legion has launched a two-month, worldwide online survey, focusing on women veterans' issues. More

New VA Program for Families
The new "Families At Ease" program attempts to reach new veterans through their concerned family members and provides information and support to help them access VA facilities for services and benefits. More

Military Ranks and Rates
Visit the Military Ranks and Rates section to learn about the background and current descriptions of the ranks of the U.S. Armed Forces. More

WWI Vet's Family Anticipates Birthday
The family of the nation's only living veteran of WWI, Frank Buckles, is hoping he will make it to his 110th birthday on February 1, 2011 even though his health is on the decline. More

Own Your Own Subway Franchise
The Subway restaurant chain company has designed a new program to help veterans purchase their own franchise at significantly lower costs. More

Vet Group Begins Outreach
A nonprofit veterans group has launched a project to identify and treat combat veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). More

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