VA Focuses on Guns, Prevent Suicides

VA Focuses on Guns, Prevent Suicides

Veterans Affairs is increasing its focus on firearms safety to reduce suicides among veterans. As of 2019, 70.2% of veteran suicides involved firearms. The number of individuals who used firearms in 2018 was 69.9%, which is more than the population of the entire United States.

September is Suicide Prevention Month

September is Suicide Prevention Month

United States’ war veterans and servicemen and women often experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), substance abuse, depression, and suicidal thoughts after separating from the military. Recently, these problems have been worsening, and some Department of Veterans Affairs organizations have been working hard to find a solution to this epidemic in recent years.

Students Using GI Bill May Lose 1/2 Housing Stipend due to COVID

Students Using GI Bill May Lose 1/2 Housing Stipend due to COVID

Post 9/11 GI Bill (PGIB) is one of the largest and most generous expansions of post-secondary educational subsidies ever enacted in the United States. It incorporates payments of educational costs and fees, a month-to-month lodging reimbursement and an allowance for books and supplies for eligible students for up to three years.