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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
President Donald J. Trump signs Executive Order to Improve Mental Health Resources for Veterans

President Donald J. Trump signs Executive Order to Improve Mental Health Resources for Veterans

The Secretaries of Defense, Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security will develop a plan to ensure Veterans’ mental health care for the year after separating from service WASHINGTON – Today, President Donald J. Trump signed an Executive Order titled, “Supporting Our Veterans During Their Transition From Uniformed Service to Civilian Life.” This Executive Order directs the Departments of Defense, Veterans Affairs… Read more
VA and Humane Society of United States Announce Partnership

VA and Humane Society of United States Announce Partnership

Goal is to Pair Veterans With Rescued Animals Join over 300,000 supporters On… WASHINGTON — Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced a partnership with the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) to encourage Veterans to consider pet ownership and volunteer opportunities with community organizations, including local animal shelters and humane societies in an effort to pair Veterans… Read more
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VA Fixes Veterans Crisis Line

Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs News Release National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-8255 WASHINGTON — In response to the recently released VA Office of Inspector General (OIG) report that reviewed processes from June 6 through Dec. 15, 2016, of the Veterans Crisis Line (VCL), the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released the following statement: “The Department of Veterans Affairs is… Read more

Planning on eating your traditional Thanksgiving meal out at a restaurant?

Check out these Veteran Owned Restaurants! Happy Thanksgiving! Are you planning on enjoying ‪your Thanksgiving dinner out at a restaurant? Be sure to check out all of these restaurants (and bars, coffee shops, BBQ joints, ice cream shoppes and more) that are all proudly owned by veterans, active duty military, reservists and military spouses: http://www.veteranownedbusiness.com/336/restaurants-and-dining Know of a restaurant (or… Read more

Veteran’s Fishing Challenge & Braggin’ BBQ Bash!

***Due to the weather forecast showing strong winds and high seas, the 3rd Annual Veterans Fishing Challenge and Braggi’n BBQ Bash has been postponed until December 17th.*** ————————– Thank a Veteran. Send Them Fishing! (Join them. Take your family.) Let’s go fishing! Join the Melbourne Regional Chamber and the Veteran’s Resource Council for a day on the water. We will… Read more

Operation Engage America – Norfolk NE Veteran Resource Fair

Event: Operation Engage America – Norfolk, Nebraska Veteran Resource Fair Date: Saturday Sept 24th, 2016 Time: From 1pm-4pm (vendors set up at 12:00pm) Location: Lifelong Learning Center -Northeast Community College Campus 801 East Benjamin Ave Norfolk, NE 68701 Event into: The goal of the Operation Engage America – Norfolk resource fair is to create an invigorating and educational day of awareness… Read more