Week of March 23, 2015


'Onward to Opportunity' Vet training - Onward to Opportunity is a new national program that will deliver tailored, industry-specific training and certifications to service members and spouses prior to transition. More...

2015 Diplomatic Career Fellowship for Vets - The U.S. Department of State is currently accepting applications for the Fall 2015 class of Veterans Innovation Partnership Fellowship Program. More...

3 Top VA Loan Tips - There are numerous advantages to having a VA mortgage. A VA mortgage loan can be guaranteed with no money down, in some cases up to $417,000. More...

A New Leash on Life - Stars and Stripes reports that at the nonprofit organization Warrior Canine Connection, wounded warriors train service dogs that help other wounded warriors. More...

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy May Reduce Suicides - Military personnel who receive cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in the short-term may reduce their probability of attempting suicide. More...

Discounted Golf for Service Members & Veterans - Military Tee Times allows all Members of the Armed Forces, all Veterans, and all Military Family Members to find and book the best tee times and courses online 24/7. More...

DoD Budget Plans Alarm JCS - The Joint Chiefs of Staff and other military leaders over the past week have sharpened warnings that force readiness is unraveling and it could plummet. More...

Hot Video: 5 Things You Don't Know About Body Armor - In this week's edition of our ongoing video series, we take a closer look at body armor, and unveil some interesting facts. More...

How Proposed Benefit Changes Affect You - The MOAA breaks down the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission (MCRMC) recommendations on pay and retirement, health care, and quality of life. More...

Johnston Controls Hiring Veterans - Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. More...

March 29 Is Vietnam Veterans Day - "The Vietnam War is a story of service members of different backgrounds, colors, and creeds who came together to complete a daunting mission." More...

Medals for Operation Freedom's Sentinel - Operation Freedom's Sentinel is now a qualifying operation for award of the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal and Global War on Terrorism Service Medal. More...

Military Discounts for Major League Baseball Games - Major League Baseball teams are showing their appreciation for service members, both past and present, with military discounts on 2015 game tickets. More...

Military.com Launches New Pay App - Military.com recently launched a new mobile app that will allow service members instantaneous access to information about their pay and allowances. More...

Must-see PTSD Video: That Which I Love Destroys Me - Watch a must-see documentary of two elite warriors' first hand accounts of their struggles with PTSD. More...

Navy Offers Oral Histories of Women Vets - The stories of some of the earliest women in America's Navy have been compiled at the U.S. Naval War College (NWC) in Newport, Rhode Island. More...

New Navy Maritime Strategy - The sea services have released a new maritime strategy in a plan that describes how they will design, organize, and employ naval forces. More...

New VA Advisory Committee - The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced the establishment of the MyVA Advisory Committee (MVAC). More...

Odds Against Younger Veterans in Hunt for Job - The unemployment rate for veterans in 2014 was 5.3 percent, down from 6.6 percent in the year before and below the 6 percent rate for civilians. More...

Pick Your Own Cuts: GI Bill - A commission convened by Congress suggested a series of changes to military education benefits. More...

Protect Your Family: $100k Coverage from Just $7 a Month - Family Protection for less. Could your family survive if something happened to you? More...

Rehab Program for Veterans - Project Healing Waters is dedicated to the rehabilitation of disabled active military service personnel and disabled veterans through fly fishing and related activities. More...

Sound Off: Lower Drinking Age for Troops? - The U.S. is an outlier when it comes to drinking age. There are very few countries that set the legal age of purchase at 21, and most opt for 18. More...

UNC Assistantships for Veterans - The University of North Carolina Charlotte Graduate School has added a new assistantship to attract military veterans. More...

VA Changes Health Care Eligibility - Effective 2015, the Department of Veterans Affairs has eliminated the use of net worth as a determining factor for both health care programs and copayment responsibilities. More...

VA Golden Age Games - The Department of Veterans Affairs is currently accepting applications from veterans interested in competing in the 2015 National Veterans Golden Age Games. More...

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