Congresswoman Norton to Host Service Academy Night on September 30th

Congresswoman Norton’s office would like to invite D.C. students interested in attending a Service Academy and their parents to participate in a Virtual Service Academy Night. The pertinent details are below: Who: D.C. High School JROTC cadets, interested students, their parents & teachers/instructors What: A Virtual Service Academy Night Where: Email Norton.Academy@mail.house.gov to receive the […]

Addiction Rehabilitation Resources

“Treatment and Recovery” page https://www.addictiongroup.org/treatment/ to be placed as another valuable resource on your Resources page at https://www.naavets.org/alcoholism-in-veterans-online-resource/. Treatment is the first step to Recovery. It’s why we built this page – to give people suffering a resource to take their life back. For more information, contact Jessica Cooper, Community Outreach, 10 S Dearborn St […]

2021 SUICIDE PREVENTION AWARENESS WALK

The purpose of this correspondence is to make you aware that September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. A time to raise awareness on this stigmatized, and often taboo subject. Suicide Prevention Awareness Month not only brings attention to this public health crisis but seeks to shift public perception, and use this month to spread hope […]

Happy 101st Birthday to Major Nancy Leftenant-Colon, (Ret) U.S. Army/Air Force Nurse Corps

The First African American Nurse – Nancy Leftenant-Colon, Major (Retired) was the first African American nurse to serve in the reserve or active-duty Army/Air Nurse Corps, the precursor of the Air Force. *https://www.becauseofthemwecan.com/ She joined the Army Reserve in 1945, unable to get into the regular Army Nurse Corps because she was African American. The […]

Comfort and Prayers for Bereaved Families of Thirteen U.S. Military Service Members Killed in Kabul, Afghanistan

There are times when God’s good and perfect will may not include a long life on earth for our beloved children and parents. For suddenly they have left the earth and gone to be with our LORD God and heavenly family. Because of this reality, the National Association of American Veterans, Inc. (NAAV) wants to […]

American Red Cross — New Job Alert! SAF Program Director

Please share this job opening with anyone who may be interested. Feel free to forward this job announcement to your local volunteers, Board of Directors and any community groups you are a part of, to accumulate local candidates from the area. External Direct Apply Link: https://americanredcross.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/American_Red_Cross_Careers/job/Statewide-MD/SAF-Program-Director_RC46997 Today’s American Red Cross is keeping pace with the […]

Arm-Me Up Career Campaign for Army Spouses

My name is Denise Lewis and I am the Outreach Coordinator for Arm-Me Up Army Spouse Career Campaign powered by Military Spouse Jobs. Arm-Me Up launched this Spring and was designed to provide TARGETED career and employment opportunities to Army spouses (active, retired, widows, divorced w/benefits, caretakers). Army spouses have unique career and employment challenges […]

Announcing 12 New Compassionate Allowances

The Social Security Administration, Office of Communications is pleased to announce that they have added 12 new conditions to their Compassionate Allowances program. When a Social Security or Supplemental Security Income claim involves a Compassionate Allowances condition, we can often make a decision quickly and minimize the time required to begin paying benefits as these […]

Pandemic Relief and Supplemental Security Income

From: “Social Security Administration, Office of Communications” We recently changed our rules about what financial assistance can affect an individual’s eligibility for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or monthly SSI payment amount. Usually, we consider any item an individual receives in cash or in-kind that can be used to meet his or her need for food […]

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