Veterans Report (US)




 
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March 10th, 2009  
Chukpike
 

Topic: Veterans Report (US)


I thought I would post a sample of a weekly veterans report I get that is useful to both veterans and current military.You would need to go to Military.com to decide if it was of interest to you. This is to long to give the full stories.


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President Proposes 2010 VA Budget
Deal of the Week: RUNNERS WORLD Free Trial
State Veteran Benefits
Free Tuition in Pennsylvania
Proposed Lifetime Care for Surviving Spouses
Featured Job: Security Clearance Jobs for Veterans
Pentagon Channel Launches New Podcast
March is Women's History Month
False Dates on VA Claims
Bill Addresses Vocational Rehabilitation
Ohio Voters to Decide on Vet Bonuses
High Court Rejects Agent Orange Case
Anthem Celebrates 78 Years
Hearing Addresses Rural Veterans
Legal Assistance in Illinois
San Diego State Seeks Veterans
Vietnam Veterans Launch Health Council
Print and Post This Week's Veterans Report
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President Proposes 2010 VA Budget
If accepted by Congress, President Obama's first proposed budget for the VA would increase VA's budget from $98 billion this fiscal year to $113 billion for the fiscal year.

Deal of the Week: RUNNERS WORLD Free Trial
Get a risk-free taste of the practical advice that's made RUNNER'S WORLD the single best source for all the things that you love about Running.

State Veteran Benefits
Veterans pursuing their educational goals are usually eligible for "educational assistance for students" in most states.


Free Tuition in Pennsylvania
Seton Hill, a Catholic liberal arts university in Greensburg, Pa. offers veterans and their eligible dependents free tuition this fall through the Yellow Ribbon Program.

Proposed Lifetime Care for Surviving Spouses
A bill in the U.S. House of Representatives has been introduced to provide spouses of Servicemembers killed in combat with free military health care for life.

Featured Job: Security Clearance Jobs for Veterans
Did you know when leaving the military, you can re-activate your clearance for up to 24 months without having to start the process over again?

Pentagon Channel Launches New Podcast
The Pentagon Channel is giving troops a chance to get to know their favorite entertainers a little better with a new video podcast called "Command Performance."

March is Women's History Month
Women's History Month officially started in March 2000 by order of President Clinton when he signed a presidential proclamation highlighting women of the past and future.

False Dates on VA Claims
In a newly released report, the VA concluded that management at the New York City regional office had, for years, directed employees to backdate veterans' benefit claims.

Bill Addresses Vocational Rehabilitation
The Chairman of the Veterans' Affairs Committee introduced a bill that would allow the VA Vocational Rehabilitation program more flexibility in paying for rehabilitation-related expenses.

Ohio Voters to Decide on Vet Bonuses
Voters will decide in November whether Ohio veterans who served in recent conflicts should get state-paid bonuses of up to $1,000.

High Court Rejects Agent Orange Case
The Supreme Court turned down American and Vietnamese victims of Agent Orange who wanted to pursue lawsuits against companies that made the toxic chemical defoliant used in the Vietnam War.

Anthem Celebrates 78 Years
In 1928, the U.S. was the only modern nation in the world without a sanctioned national anthem, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars took on the fight to make The Star-Spangled Banner this country's national anthem.

Hearing Addresses Rural Veterans
The Chairman of the Veterans' Affairs Committee, recently held a hearing on improving care for rural veterans.

Legal Assistance in Illinois
The Veterans' Legal Assistance Program (VLAP) through the Southern Illinois University Carbondale School of Law handles disability claims cases for veterans throughout Illinois.

San Diego State Seeks Veterans
San Diego State University is actively recruiting veterans as students. The university recently opened a veterans' center and fundraising continues for scholarships.

Vietnam Veterans Launch Health Council
Vietnam Veterans of America recently launched its Veterans Health Council website, which offers information on the health risks encountered by the military and the resources and benefits available to them. More

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