Week of October 20, 2014


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AUSA: News and Video Highlights - Soldiers and defense industry officials gathered in Washington D.C. last week for the Association of the U.S. Army's 2014 Annual Meeting. More...

Beware of Medicare Scammers - The FTC reports that some scammers claimed to be calling on behalf of the government to verify information for a new Medicare card or Medicare-related package. More...

Buy or Refi with $0 Down, No PMI, and Low Rates - Now is the time to use your VA Loan. You don't have to pay PMI or have a large down payment. Plus you can get financing up to $417,000. More...

Entrepreneurship for Veterans - The Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities offers cutting-edge training in entrepreneurship and small-business management. More...

GI Film Collection Available - The GI Film Group has launched a website that will provide easy and affordable access to an exclusive collection of military movies. More...

Marines Postpone Uniform Changes - Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James F. Amos has decided against proposed insignia and uniform modifications. More...

Military Career Fair in DC - On Oct. 28, there will be a career fair for all officers, enlisted, active duty, retired, former and National Guard/Reserve servicemembers and their spouses. More...

Military Child of the Year Awards - Operation Homefront is seeking nominations for the 2015 Military Child of the Year awards. One award goes to an outstanding military child from each branch. More...

Military.com and "Fury" - Military.com recently interviewed star Brad Pitt and others about "Fury," the new movie about the 2nd Armored Division's mission behind enemy lines in World War II, More...

New Study Looks at Transition - A newly-published survey entitled 'The State of the American Veteran: The Los Angeles County Veterans Study' breaks new ground in detailing the challenges of transitioning from military duty to civilian life. More...

Parks Offer Free Tickets - As Veterans Day approaches, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment(TM) is launching a special offer to honor all the men and women who have previously served as members of the U.S. Armed services. More...

Register Now for the Free Spouse Experience Event at Fort Bragg - Join us for the free Military.com Spouse Experience event at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Laugh, learn, and share the joys and challenges of military life with other milspouses. More...

Save Up to 66% on TRICARE Costs - Save on the out of pocket costs that TRICARE doesn't cover. More...

Some Seek to Rename PTSD - Some doctors want to replace the word "disorder" in "post-traumatic stress disorder" with "injury" because the condition is medically a biological phenomenon. More...

Start Your Sales Career at Combined Insurance - Combined Insurance offers rewarding sales careers for veteran employees and provides the tools needed for a successful transition into a new civilian career. More...

Teach for America Wants Veterans - Teach For America, the nonprofit organization that sends recent college graduates and professionals to teaching positions at low-income schools, wants to enlist military veterans into its ranks. More...

Toys for Tots - The 2014 U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program recently kicked off its annual campaign to collect new, unwrapped toys for the less fortunate children of local communities. More...

VA 'Choice Card': Uncertainties Swirl as Deadline Nears - Congress last August gave the Department of Veteran Affairs 90 days to issue medical "Choice Cards" to 9.1 million veterans enrolled in VA care. More...

VA Continues Town Hall Events - Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald has directed all VA healthcare and benefits facilities to continue to hold quarterly town-hall events. More...

VA Processes Over 1 Million Claims - More than 1.3 million Veterans received decisions on their VA disability compensation and pension claims in fiscal year (FY) 2014 -- the highest number in VA's history. More...

VA Reduces Infections - A VA initiative targeting the potentially life-threatening staph infection in hospitalized patients has produced significant positive results. More...

VA Telehealth Services - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced that its national telehealth programs served more than 690,000 Veterans during fiscal year 2014. More...

What is Continuing Resolution and Why is it Necessary? - The term "continuing resolution" is one that you hear more and more in recent years in conjunction with legislative news. More...

What to do When Voc-Rehab Says No - The VA has taken a stronger stance on meeting veteran's needs, but some may continue to find the path to getting tuition approval difficult. More...

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