Tagged: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

GI Bill

Forever GI Bill Expands VA Educational Benefits

15 provisions enhance benefits for Veterans WASHINGTON — Effective Aug. 1, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) implemented 15 more provisions of the Harry W. Colmery Educational Assistance Act of 2017, also referred to as the Forever GI Bill. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); These provisions, in addition to the 13 implemented since the law was signed less than… Read more
National Cancer Institute

VA Partnership with National Cancer Institute Will Boost Veteran Access to Clinical Trials

WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it has formed a partnership with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) which will provide more access to the latest treatment options for VA patients with cancer. “Strategic partnerships, such as this one with the National Cancer Institute, allow VA to leverage the strengths of both organizations to the… Read more
Forever GI Bill Update

President Trump Signs Forever GI Bill Into Law

The President just signed into law the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017, also known as the “Forever GI Bill,” named after the American Legion national commander who wrote the original GI Bill language in 1944. This legislation contains 34 new provisions, the vast majority of which will enhance or expand education benefits for Veterans, Servicemembers, Families… Read more

Pan American Bank, L.A.’s Mayor, SBA, Community Leaders Announce "Connecting Veterans to Capital” Workshop

Attention Veteran Business Owners: Pan American Bank Joins Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti, Small Business Administration, Elected Officials and Community Leaders to Connect Veterans to Capital LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pan American Bank today announced the “Connecting Veterans to Capital” workshop scheduled for February 5, 2014. The workshop is a collaborative effort between Pan American Bank, the U.S. Small Business Administration, Los Angeles Mayor… Read more

Hiring Our Heroes Central Florida (Melbourne) Job Fair – November 20th, 2013

Attention Florida Job Seekers: This hiring event is being conducted by The U.S  Chamber of Commerce Foundation,  Melbourne Regional Chamber of East Central Florida, Department of Labor Veterans Employment and Training Service (DoL VETS), The Florida Committee of Employer  Support of the Guard and Reserves (ESGR), The U.S Department of Veterans Affairs, The American Legion, FL DEO, NBC News and… Read more

June 27th is National Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day!

The United States Senate has unanimously approved legislation authored by Senator Kent Conrad designating June 27, 2013  as National PTSD Awareness Day. Click here to view our PTSD Resources Section. The event is part of Senator Conrad’s continuing efforts to bring greater awareness to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), a severe anxiety disorder often associated with having experienced the trauma of combat.… Read more

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE VA: Potential Fraudulent Companies Accessing VetSuccess.gov

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE VA: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has recently heard from a number of Veterans of potential fraudulent attempts to contact them relating to employment – some identifying VetSuccess.gov as their source. Some of these fraudulent companies or individuals may have accessed the VetSuccess.gov system to obtain Veteran resumes to contact Veterans for fraudulent job opportunities.… Read more