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 of the most comprehensive studies I've seen yet. If you care at all about a … [Read more...]

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 the Department of Veterans Affairs, the … [Read more...]

We Are No Longer Girls, We’ve Become Military Veterans

Below is an article that shares some stunning statistics, while outlining some of the glaring challenges women veterans face. The article is found at the Daily Kos, which may, on the surface, be a bit too liberal for some of you, but try to put your politics aside for the greater good. The challenges women veterans (and all veterans) face are not Democratic or Republican … [Read more...]

Video and Notes from Fulfilling the Promise to Women Veterans

Here is the video from the Senate Committee of Veterans Affairs Hearing on Fulfilling the Promise to Women Veterans that was held on April 21, 2015 at 2:30pm. On the video, the hearing starts at 17:55, if you want to just fast-forward through the first powerpoint screen that shows the meeting information. Also, you can find the agenda and the testimony from each of … [Read more...]

The Surprising Safety of a Zero-Down Mortgage

This article takes a look at the benefits of the zero-down mortgage loan and how the VA loan program has been the safest mortgage on the market since the housing crash. If you are considering buying a home, this article is worth your time to read. Here's the Article: The Surprising Safety of a Zero-Down Mortgage The safest mortgage on the market since the housing … [Read more...]