News and Commentary

The House Passes a Ton of Veterans Bills

The House has passed a large amount of Veterans bills – and there should still be more coming. You can find a decent listing of those bills at the link below. House passes flurry of veterans bills, bigger deal could be looming Lawmakers could be headed toward a veterans omnibus bill covering a host of […]

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Career Resources for Veterans

Happy first week of 2016! This is the time when most of us are trying to figure out what we want the new year to “be about”. We set resolutions and pick life themes, hoping beyond hope, for the sake of our self-images and self-worth, that we are able to accomplish whatever we’ve chosen to […]

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Career Resources for Veterans

Happy first week of 2016! This is the time when most of us are trying to figure out what we want the new year to “be about”. We set resolutions and pick life themes, hoping beyond hope, for the sake of our self-images and self-worth, that we are able to accomplish whatever we’ve chosen to […]

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Veterans: How to Get Help When the Holidays Aren’t So Merry and Bright

Below is verbatim post on myhealth.va.gov on how to deal with the reality the holiday season. This post was worth sharing just to make sure the links were available. While I recognize some have issues with the VA (and I completely understand these issues), I do believe if you are in crisis, these links are […]

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Women Veterans Just Want to be Heard

A new study commissioned by the Disabled American Veterans was released on September 24, 2015. If you are a woman veteran, whether you suffer from some of the challenges that are specific to women veterans or not, you should take a bit of time to digest what it says. At 52 pages, this is one […]

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Veterans Affairs extends benefits to gay couples in all 50 states

This is about a week old, but its still great news for our gay brothers and sisters. Veterans Affairs extends benefits to gay couples in all 50 states: Thanks to the Supreme Court’s nationwide legalization of same-sex marriage last week, gay veteran couples in all 50 states will now have access to marital benefits through […]

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Healthcare

Veterans: How to Get Help When the Holidays Aren’t So Merry and Bright

Below is verbatim post on myhealth.va.gov on how to deal with the reality the holiday season. This post was worth sharing just to make sure the links were available. While I recognize some have issues with the VA (and I completely understand these issues), I do believe if you are in crisis, these links are […]

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Women Veterans Just Want to be Heard

A new study commissioned by the Disabled American Veterans was released on September 24, 2015. If you are a woman veteran, whether you suffer from some of the challenges that are specific to women veterans or not, you should take a bit of time to digest what it says. At 52 pages, this is one […]

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Sergeant Lisamarie Wiley – Phenomenal Women Veteran

Sergeant Lisamarie Wiley stepped on a IED while performing her duties as an Army interrogator in Afghanistan. She has since become an outspoken advocate for better designed prosthetics for women veterans. Recently, she has teamed up with The Girls’ Lounge, the VA and Stratasys to work on new innovative designs that may be as easy […]

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