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David Shulkin: Saving Veterans lives every day https://goo.gl/V8f388 Summit brings VA and contracting partners together to improve VA community care goo.gl/wZyF4I Looking for a career in different VA locations? goo.gl/Trdnoh N. Carolina: Mountain Classic Car Show to benefit homeless Veterans this weekend goo.gl/IKPfTa Midland Daily News: Suicide prevention coordinator committed to helping Veterans

New Generation Leadership Conference in Honor of Veterans with Diabetes

Chaplain, Dr. Eve Taylor has asked us to share the following flyer for the upcoming annual (2017) New Generation Leadership Conference – “Hearing the Clarion Call of God.” The conference will be April 7th-8th, 2017 and will honor veterans battling diabetes. New Generation Leadership Conference 2017 flyer For more details, please visit the New Generation […]

U.S. to Pay Billions to Marines affected by Contaminated Drinking Water

This is an important step forward for Marines affected by contaminated drinking water while stationed at Camp Lejeune between August 1, 1953, and Dec. 31, 1987. Outgoing VA Secretary Bob McDonald determined that there was “sufficient scientific and medical evidence” to establish a connection between exposure to the contaminated water and eight medical conditions for […]

President Elect Donald Trump selects insider as nominee to run the VA.

See Link for details: http://www1.va.gov/directory/guide/manager.asp?pnum=30282 “The Honorable Dr. David J. Shulkin is Under Secretary of Health for the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. As the Chief Executive of the Veterans Health Administration, Dr. Shulkin leads the nation’s largest integrated health care system with over 1,700 sites of care, serving 8.76 million Veterans each year. […]

New Law in Maryland Helps Veterans (and Spouses) with Employment (Maryland Residents)

“Senate Bill 245, Veterans Hiring Preferences – Spouses, became law on October 1st. Senate Bill 245 authorizes an employer to grant a hiring and promotion preference to an eligible veteran, the spouse of an eligible veteran who has service-connected disability, or the surviving spouse of a deceased eligible veteran. All states grant some form of […]

Veterans News

Veterans News ——————————————- Get on Board Now ? Time is Running Out – Objective Rally Point – December Holiday Dinner Honoring Code of Support Foundation. This Saturday, December 3, 2016, from 6:00 PM to 10:30 PM (EST), Army Navy Club, <https://www.eventbrite.com/d/va–arlington/events/> Arlington, VA. Robert (Bob) McDonald, Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs, is the distinguished guest […]

Armed Forces Retirement Home (AFRH) Accepting Residential Applications

The Armed Forces Retirement Home Washington, DC – the premier retirement community for eligible American veterans – is now accepting applications. AFRH offers residents an affordable lifestyle on a scenic, wooded campus just minutes from downtown Washington, DC ? home to museums, monuments, and a host of entertainment, sports and other cultural options. Many veterans […]