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Best-Kept Secrets Resource Fair At Veterans Memorial Center (Merritt Island, FL)

Best-Kept Secrets Resource Fair At Veterans Memorial Center (Merritt Island, FL)

Event:Veterans Benefits: Best-Kept Secrets a Free Resource Fair Date: Friday, March 16, 2018 Time: 2-4 p.m. Location: Veterans Memorial Center 400 South Sykes Creek Parkway, Merritt Island, FL 32952 (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); More about this event: Learn from the experts about benefits you’ve earned as a result of your military service. Explore options and interact with vendors at a free… Read more

June 27, 2014 Marks PTSD Awareness Day

Click the image above to learn more about PTSD Awareness Day and get links to valuable PTSD resources. About PTSD Awareness The National Center for PTSD promotes awareness of PTSD and effective treatments throughout the year. Starting in 2010, Congress named June 27th PTSD Awareness Day (S. Res. 455). Since then, during the month of June, we ask everyone to… Read more

PTSD Resources List of Organizations and Government Agencies

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Resources Post-Traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI) Here is a growing list of Organizations, VA Departments and U.S. Government Agencies who are all working together to create awareness of PTSD and find effective treatments that can help: (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});   Department of Veterans Affairs To provide a wealth of resources to our US Veterans, VA… Read more

July 21, 2013 Marked The 83rd Anniversary Of The Creation Of The Veterans Administration

7/21/2013: 83nd Anniversary of the creation of the “Veterans Administration.” Click here to view the history of the Veterans Administration (pdf). Which is what most people still call the VA even though their official name is the Department of Veterans Affairs. The establishment of the Veterans Administration came in 1930 when Congress authorized the president to “consolidate and coordinate Government activities affecting war veterans.”… Read more

Congress Extends Deadline for Cost of Living Increase

Congress to decide on Cost of Living Increase for Veteran’s Benefits Congress now has until early December to approve a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) in disability and survivors benefits which affect about 3.9 million veterans. Should Congress approve the bill in early December the increase would still appear in January 2013 payments. According to a recent article in Military Times, the… Read more

July 21, 2012 is the 82nd Anniversary of the Creation of the Veterans Administration

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 7/21/2012: 82nd Anniversary of the creation of the “Veterans Administration.” Click here to view the history of the Veterans Administration (pdf). Which is what most people still call the VA even though their official name is the Department of Veterans Affairs. The establishment of the Veterans Administration came in 1930 when Congress authorized the president… Read more

Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP) applications accepted by the VA starting May 15th 2012

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Retraining Assistance Program Congress passed, and the President signed into law, the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011.  Included in this new law is the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP).  VRAP offers up to 12 months of training assistance to unemployed Veterans.  The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Labor… Read more