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Newsletter for Veterans and active military

VA Community Care Update - Nationwide ops shift to TriWest Health Care Alliance:Veterans Affairs officials announced Oct. 2 that TriWest Health Care Alliance will take over nationwide operations for … more

Newsletter for Veterans and active military

Burn Pit Toxic exposure - H.R.5671: Congressional members from both sides of the aisle came together on Capitol Hill on 12 DEC to urge lawmakers to fast-track a benefits package that would … more

Operation Cookie Drop

ALTUS AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. — Bags of cookies were supplied, sorted and delivered to Airmen for Operation Cookie Drop, Dec. 11, 2018, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. Base and community members … more

Newsletter for Veterans and active military

Newsletter for Veterans and active military DoD to bar GI Bill transfer for long-serving troops:Starting next year, service members who have been in the military for more than 16 years will … more

Airman Warriors Focus on readiness during contingency training

Airmen from the 97th Civil Engineer Squadron got the opportunity to increase their readiness to perform wartime taskings during contingency training here, Dec. 6, 2018. This was an effort started … more

Veterans and active
military Newsletter

Merry Christmas: I hope you had a peaceful and joyous Christmas. I ask that you remember our troops that could not be with their families this season and, more just as important, that you remember … more

Newsletter for Veterans and active military

Senate stalls on a bill to help student vets, even as GI Bill processing delays spike:Many student veterans have been waiting longer than normal for their GI Bill benefits this semester, as the … more

Newsletter for Veterans and active military

Dozens of fake charities scammed donations for veterans then pocketed the cash:Americans get a patriotic feeling when they donate to charities that help military veterans and current service members … more

Newsletter for Veterans and active military

New regulations for VA fiduciaries protect veterans: There are certain rights veterans technically have, according to VA policies that have not been codified into law. This has been an obstacle to … more

Newsletter for Veterans and active military

Newsletter for Veterans and active militaryVA may have denied PTSD claims related to military sexual trauma:A review of disability claims in 2017 for military sexual trauma determined that nearly 50 … more

Newsletter for Veterans and active military

Judge allows class-action lawsuit over discharges:Thousands of Navy and Marine Corps veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan who developed post-traumatic stress disorder but were denied Veterans … more

Pumping innovation into the 97 AMW Fire Department

ALTUS AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. — For firefighters, proper training can mean the difference between life and death. Since the equipment firefighters train with is expensive to operate, certain … more

Newsletter for Veterans and active military

Burn pit compensation:Over 300 sites have been identified as have burn pit exposure and these sites can be found on vetshq.com/burn pit exposure. I find it interesting that there were ‘burn … more

Newsletter for Veterans and active military

Burn Pit Toxic exposure update - Petraeus states: ” It’s Time To Get Serious”:Retired Army Gen. David Petraeus urged Congress in an interview with Fox News on 3 SEP to make good on … more

ASYMCA launches 2019 Art and Essay Contest

Staff ReportThe Armed Services YMCA is happy to announce the launch of the 2019 Art & Essay Contest, co-sponsored by GEICO Military. The annual contest is open to children grades 1-12 of active duty … more

‘Just like the simulations’: Veteran IPs shape next-gen American airpower

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Wouldn’t it be nice if life came with a reset button? You could decide against gas station sushi at 2 a.m., recall that angry email to your boss … more

Newsletter for Veterans and active military

VA mobilizes federal agencies to offer free legal services to help Veterans:On Nov. 5, 2018, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) together with representatives from the departments of Labor, … more

Newsletter for Veterans and active military

Forever GI bill expands VA educational benefits:Effective Aug. 1, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) implemented 15 more provisions of the Harry W. Colmery Educational Assistance Act of … more

Newsletter for Veterans and active military

Gulf War Syndrome - new device improves balance:Gulf War veterans with unexplained illnesses that cause fatigue, headaches, respiratory disorders and memory problems can improve their balance with a … more

Newsletter for Veterans and active military

VA, partner organizations launch innovative approach using long-term employment to improve lives of Veterans with PTSD:“This project demonstrates that supporting Veterans depends on networks of … more
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