May 17, 2011

Veterans News

VA to Issue Debit Cards
The VA will offer beneficiaries without bank accounts the option to enroll in the Direct Express debit card program. More

GI Bill: Time to Start Over?
Currently there are at least four bills pending in Congress that would fix the fix to the Post-9/11 GI Bill. More

VA and Easter Seals to Aid Caregivers
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Easter Seals formally announced a partnership to provide comprehensive Caregiver Training to Family Caregivers of eligible post-9/11 veterans. More

You're Eligible for Over $51,000
The GI Bill gives you more than $51,000 to use for your education. But the time to use could be running out. More

Navy Mutual: No Medical Exam Insurance
Express Term 'Plus' is a term life insurance plan that provides $250,000 of life insurance coverage and requires no medical examination. More

Best Resale Value for 2011 Cars
Which cars are rated to have the best resale value in the current market? Our experts weigh in. More

VA Enhancing Caregiver Services
The VA has released the interim final rule for implementing the family caregiver program of the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act 2010. More

VA Focus Helps Homeless Veterans
VA research is showing that tailoring primary care to veterans coping with homelessness may be an effective way to improve their health and put them on the road to permanent housing. More

VA Sponsors 2K Walk and Roll Events
The Department of Veterans Affairs is hosting a nationwide 2K Walk and Roll event at more than 130 VA facilities on June 2 in support of employee wellness month. More

Navy Offers New JROTC Alternative
The Navy has established a Navy National Defense Cadet Corps (NNDCC) program and is offering the program to qualifying secondary educational institutions. More

The VA's Million Veteran Program
The program is a VA effort to consolidate genetic, military exposure, health, and lifestyle information together in one single database More

Inter-Agency Healthcare Guidebook
The VA-DoD Collaboration Guidebook for Healthcare Research is filled with practical tips and information. More

VA to Host Small Business Conference
The National Veterans Small Business Conference and Expowill be the largest nationwide conference of its kind focused on helping veteran-owned businesses succeed in winning federal contracts. More

University Offers Priority Admission
San Diego State University (SDSU) is offering active duty servicemembers, military spouses, family members and veterans an opportunity to appeal for priority admission into the institution. More

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