Week of February 23, 2015


Coalition Hires Veterans - The 100,000 Jobs Mission has announced that its coalition of private companies has collectively hired more than 217,000 U.S. veterans through 2014. More...

DoD Plan Would 'Destroy' Commissaries, Say Industry Reps - The Defense Department's fiscal 2016 budget request would slash taxpayer support of base grocery stores by $322 million in 2016. More...

Family Protection for Less: Get $100k Protection from Just $7 a Month - Family Protection for less. Get $100,000 Coverage from just $7 a Month. Could your family survive if something happened to you? More...

Health Service Conference in NC - A free, half-day conference, "Access to Culturally Competent Health Services: Serving Military Veterans from a Holistic Perspective" will be held Feb. 24. More...

Hot Video: 5 Things You Don't Know About AK-47s - As part of our continuing video series, we look at five entertaining, lesser-known facts about the AK-47 rifle, the most widely-used assault rifle in the world. More...

MVP Helps Vet Find Housing - The Military Veteran Project provides transitional housing for veterans and their families and comprehensive support services. More...

Non-Profit Groups Access to Installations - Non-profit groups with a track record of helping Soldiers and their families will soon experience a more streamlined process to get them access to military installations. More...

Overpayment on Roth TSP - If you contribute to a Roth TSP, you may have gotten overpaid on February 13, 2015. More...

SCIS Hiring Veterans - Your military experience deserves more -- you deserve a chance to continue to serve and grow in the field of safety and security. More...

Therapeutic Gardens for Vets - A nonprofit group in Caldwell, Idaho is in the process of building a therapeutic garden for veterans. More...

Traumatic Brain Injury Resources - The Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) tracks the total number of service members who have been diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury (TBI). More...

TriWest and Potential Phishing Scam - There have been reports of a potential phishing scam in which someone is allegedly using TriWest letterhead to attempt to obtain personal information from veterans. More...

Vet Job Tips: Salary Negotiation - Negotiating a salary is every job hunter's final hurdle. To develop a negotiation strategy, analyze your financial needs and wants. More...

Vet2Tech Helping Vets Get Tech Jobs - Vet2Tech is a non-profit organization helping military veterans find employment in manufacturing and technical service careers. More...

Vets4Warriors - Vets4Warriors is a national call center that provides a confidential peer-to-peer support for active duty service members and their families. More...

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