Week of April 14, 2014


A Look at Parkinson's Disease - April is Parkinson's Awareness Month. If you are a veteran who was exposed to herbicides during service and have developed Parkinson's disease, there may be a link. More...

A Look at the Credit Score Benefits of VA Loans - VA loans provide an array of significant homebuying benefits for qualified borrowers, from no down payment or private mortgage insurance to consistently lower interest rates. More...

American Commercial Lines Committed to Hiring Veterans - Start your civilian career with ACL. As a business solutions leader they can provide endless opportunity and a career path that lets you choose where you want to be. More...

Child Abuse Prevention Month - April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. For more information about child abuse awareness and prevention and the many resources available, contact your base family advocacy program. More...

Equipment Guides: Weapons, Vehicles, and More - Find past and present aircraft, weapons, electronics, and more with the Military.com Equipment Guide. More...

Health Care from VA - Learn more about how the Department of Veterans Affairs takes care of veterans' health by watching the YouTube video from VA. More...

Help for Wisconsin Veterans - The Wisconsin GI Bill provides any Wisconsin military veteran, with a discharge Under Honorable Conditions, with up to 128 credits or 8 semesters at any Wisconsin Technical College System or University of Wisconsin System school. More...

Hottest Jobs for New Veterans - New veterans should seek jobs in the fields of technology, operations management and engineering, according to an annual ranking of the newly-released list, "Top 20 Hot Jobs For Veterans." More...

How to Get An Online Job - According to military spouses who have gotten them, getting a remote job is just as easy (and just as hard) as getting one you have to show up in person for every day. More...

MOAA Storms the Hill, Testifies for Troops - Members of the Military Officers Association of America from 50 states visited nearly all 535 representatives April 9 to discuss actions necessary to support the All-Volunteer Force. More...

New VA Training Video Released - The Research Clinic, a Web-based interactive training video aimed at teaching clinical and social researchers how to better protect research subjects and avoid research misconduct, was released today. More...

PCSing? Ready for a New Home? Use Your VA Loan - If you are PCSing or just ready to move, now is the time to see how much financing you can get with your VA Loan Benefit. More...

SGLI/VGLI Too Much? Get $100k Protection for Only $7 a Month - Protection for less. Get $100,000 in coverage from only $7 a month. More...

Sr. Enlisted Support Pay Cap and TRICARE Changes - The armed services personnel subcommittee asked the top enlisted leaders how military quality of life would be impacted if Congress votes to cap the annual pay raise again. More...

Study Helps Improve VA - Through their research, VA's Health Services Research & Development Service investigators contribute to improved healthcare for Veterans. More...

Study Looks at Helping Caregivers - The largest-ever study of military caregivers has found that Americans who are taking care of veterans who served after 9/11 are younger than other caregivers, are usually employed outside the home and are more likely to care for someone who has a behavioral health problem. More...

Support for Coping With Tragedy - Military and civilian communities across the country share a common sense of sadness and grief in reaction to the recent, tragic incident that took place at Fort Hood, Texas. More...

Valiant Veterans in Massachusetts - The organization Valiant Veterans in Worchester, Massachusetts, helps bridge the gap from military life to civilian life and provides assistance and support to veterans. More...