Week of September 15, 2014


Bottom Line on the Drawdown: Cut With Dignity - Recent headlines have shed light on the Army providing pink slips to nearly 1,200 captains and 550 majors -- several while serving in combat zones. More...

Fall is the Perfect Time to Use Your VA Loan - 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...

Find Your Next Career at A+E Networks - A+E Networks strongly supports the hiring of our servicemen and women as they transition back into civilian life or seek career changes. More...

Help Prevent Suicide Among Vets - September is Suicide Prevention Month. Help is available through the Vets4Warriors peer support chat line at 855-838-8255 or at the Vets4Warriors website at www.vets4warriors.com. More...

Help with Spouse Job Search - The Military Spouse and Corporate Career Network (MSCCN) provides employment readiness and job placement solutions. More...

More Veterans Turn to Farming - More veterans are turning to farming. One organization trying to connect veterans to farming resources is the Farmer Veteran Coalition. More...

New VA Cemetery in Nebraska - The VA has selected the name Omaha National Cemetery for the national cemetery that VA will construct in the Omaha region of Nebraska. More...

OPM Announces Upgrades - The Office of Personnel Management has announced recent upgrades to their electronic personnel filing system. More...

Personal Data Loss Alert in South Carolina - The Dorn VA Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina, says some old records are missing, and is warning veterans that their personal information could be compromised. More...

SGLI/VGLI Celebrate Centennial - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently commemorated one hundred years of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Life Insurance program. More...

SGLI/VGLI too Much? $100k Coverage from $7 a Month - Protection for less. Could your family survive if something happened to you? More...

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

Saving Lives: An Honest Discussion about Suicide Prevention in the Military - Military.com is joining other organizations to offer practical solutions and advice for preventing suicide among our service members. More...

SeaWorld Offering Half-Off Admission - SeaWorld in San Diego, Calif. will offer half off admission for those who are in or have served in the military, along with up to five companions. More...

VA Launches "The Power of 1" - The Department of Veterans Affairs is launching 'The Power of 1' campaign to commemorate September as Suicide Prevention Month. More...

VA Launches Updated GI Bill Tool - The Department of Veterans Affairs has launched a new version of the GI Bill Comparison Tool, which was first launched in February 2014. More...

VA Needs to Plus Up Medical Staff - The Department of Veterans Affairs needs "tens of thousands" more personnel working in VA hospitals and clinics to meet patient demand. More...

VA PTSD Center Celebrates Anniversary - The Department of Veterans Affairs' National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (NCPTSD) is celebrating its 25th anniversary. More...

VA Secretary's Latest Press Conference - At a recent press conference, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Robert A. McDonald shared observations from his travels to VA facilities over the past month. More...

Vet Couples Counseling in Massachusetts - Veterans in Massachusetts who are reintegrating back into civilian life are invited to participate in a free, confidential series of couples therapy sessions with their spouse or partner. More...

Vet Hiring Event in Chicago - Hiring Our Heroes, one of the largest efforts to help Veterans and their family members find employment, returns to Chicago on Thursday, September 18. More...

Veterans Job Fair in Austin - Veterans, service members and spouses are invited to a free career fair Sept. 24 in Austin, Texas. More...

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