Tagged: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Forever GI Bill Update

President Trump Signs Forever GI Bill Into Law

President Trump Signs Forever GI Bill Into Law (shown here Honorable David J. Shulkin, Secretary of Veterans Affairs) 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… 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: Click image above to view full flyer 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… 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

Virginia Veterans Now Eligible for Hearing and Speech Telecommunications Equipment

The Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Virginia Relay have announced that military veterans living with a hearing or speech loss are automatically eligible for telecommunications equipment through Virginia’s Technology Assistance Program (TAP), according to a news release. The Technology Assistance Program provides telecommunication equipment to qualified applicants whose disabilities prevent them from using a standard… Read more

Slippery Rock University To Host Veteran Owned Contracting Seminar August 17, 2012

Attention Pennsylvania Veteran Business Owners: Veteran Owned Businesses Get Federal Government Contract Help SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. –Slippery Rock University’s Government Contracting Assistance Center will host a Federal Government Contracting Seminar for Veteran Owned Businesses from 9 a.m. to noon, Aug. 17, at the Regional Learning Alliance, Cranberry Township. The federal government has a 3 percent goal for awarding contracts and… Read more