Category: Press Releases

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VA News Release

Veterans Affairs to Reduce Rates for Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance

On July 1, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will reduce Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance (SGLI) monthly premium rates from 7 cents per $1,000 to 6 cents per $1,000 of insurance, along with Family SGLI Program (FSGLI) premium rates for spousal coverage at all age brackets. SGLI is a program that provides low-cost term life insurance coverage to eligible… Read more
Verified Veteran Owned Business

VOB Member Whitty IT Solutions Announces New Client Wins, Double-Digit Growth and Executive Appointment

ATLANTA, March. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Information technology and professional services firm Whitty IT Solutions today announced that its revenue has grown more than 25 percent during the 2017-2018 fiscal year. At the same time, the company has doubled its employee count and won a slew of government subcontract project works in partnership with some of the largest companies in… Read more
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“Enlisted Military” Tops Survey of Most Stressful Jobs of 2019

Three-Quarters of Workers Are Stressed, Says New CareerCast Survey Enlisted Military, Firefighter and Airline Pilot Top the Most Stressful Jobs List Stress is unavoidable, but a vast majority of Americans feel unduly stressed at work with 78% of respondents to a new CareerCast survey rating their job stress at seven or higher on a ten-point scale. That’s a jump from… Read more
Fisher House Foundation

VA to receive new Fisher Houses in Michigan, Colorado and Nebraska, which offer temporary lodging to Veterans’ families and caregivers

WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that Fisher House Foundation plans to construct three new 16-suite Fisher Houses at VA campuses in Ann Arbor, Michigan; Aurora, Colorado; and Omaha, Nebraska; which will provide temporary accommodations for the families and caregivers of Veterans and active-duty military receiving care at the VA facilities.  Construction for the new… Read more
VA News Release

VA NEWS: Rapid Appeals Modernization Program to end ahead of implementation of new Veteran appeals law

WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it will discontinue the Rapid Appeals Modernization Program (RAMP) (see below), which provided eligible Veterans with early resolutions to their appealed claims, ahead of full implementation of the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017 that takes effect Feb. 19, 2019.  VA will not accept RAMP elections from… Read more
Gen. Ashenhurst Sworn In As New ODVS Director

General Ashenhurst Sworn In As New Ohio Department of Veterans Services Director

Photo courtesy Office of the Ohio Governor[/caption] COLUMBUS – Earlier this month, Deborah Ashenhurst was appointed the new Director of the Ohio Department of Veterans Services, the move was approved by the 133rd General Assembly of the Ohio Legislature and she began her duties in charge of the state-run agency that exists to help honor, provide benefits and resources, and advocate for Ohio’s former… Read more
Project Help

Project Help will host 2nd Annual Poster Contest “Honoring All Who Served”

Details: Start: October 23, 2018 | End: February 21, 2019 Honoring All Who Served Project Help is calling all budding art geniuses to participate in the 2nd Annual Poster Contest in support of their mission to serve veterans and their families during difficult times. The theme is “honoring all who served. Winning entries will be used on social media, the… Read more