Category: Veteran Families

News, events and more specific to military families and families of veterans.

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Disaster Assistance Resources For Veterans

Veterans After a disaster, if you’re a Veteran, you can find help and support through the VA and other resources on this page. Veterans Crisis Line If you are a Veteran in crisis – or you’re concerned about one – free, confidential support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Veterans Crisis Line is available by… Read more
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
Vet Centers 40th Anniversary

Celebrating 40 Years Of Readjustment Counseling Services At Vet Centers

The Veterans Health Administration, Readjustment Counseling Service and its 300 Vet Centers will host Open Houses the month of June to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Vet Centers providing readjustment counseling services to Veterans, active duty service members and their families. Public Law 96-22 was signed on June 13, 1979 establishing Vet Centers within the VA in response to Vietnam… Read more
Military Families Month

VA celebrates National Veterans and Military Families Month 2018 with events honoring Veterans and their families

WASHINGTON — Yesterday evening President Donald J. Trump declared November 2018 the second annual National Veterans and Military Families Month to “salute the brave and dedicated patriots who have worn the uniform of the United States, and…celebrate the extraordinary military families whose selfless service and sacrifice make our military the finest in the world.” Beginning in 2017, President Trump proclaimed November… Read more
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VA prioritizing all pending Veterans benefits appeals claims for victims of hurricanes Florence and Michael

WASHINGTON — Veterans impacted by recent hurricanes Florence and Michael will now have their pending appeals claims for benefits prioritized by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), department officials announced. VA’s Board of Veterans’ Appeals has determined that the significant effects of hurricanes Florence and Michael were sufficient cause for the Board to advance the appeals for counties in… Read more

4VETS4LIFE Program Invites Applications from Disabled American Veterans

Seeking applications from disabled American Veterans to participate in the 4VETS4LIFE program, Laura Tubesing promotes the need to change the lives of 10 disabled Veterans through new portals of public participation. Washington– The 4VETS4LIFE Program is seeking applications from wounded American Veterans to launch its inaugural program which is committed to providing new ways of honoring Americans whose needs exceed… Read more
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VA Life Insurance

Injuries or medical conditions from service may make it difficult or even impossible for Veterans to obtain private life insurance. But VA offers life insurance programs that do not look at service-connected disabilities (and in some cases any disabilities) during the eligibility process. These programs include: (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. Veterans’ Group Life Insurance (VGLI) – Provides group… Read more