Howard University is offering student veterans a $3,000 no-interest loan after the source revealed the school had lost its accreditation for new students to use GI Bill benefits to pay for their education. The investigation also uncovered a pattern of mishandled paperwork for veterans that have left some struggling to meet their expenses.
A middle school chorus eating at a pizza joint in Kansas stopped in their tracks when they saw a Navy veteran eating with his wife.
Since it was established in 1920, Disabled American Veterans (DAV) has been working with the Department of Veterans Affairs and partner organizations to ensure veterans receive their full benefits. Especially since the onset of COVID-19, the veterans' service organization (VSO) has accelerated its work to make sure veterans continue to have access to innovative health offerings.
Veterans Affairs officials expect to publish new rules granting presumptive benefits status for military burn pit victims as early as next week, but payouts still may be months away.
Whether we call it “reskilling” or “upskilling,” the outcome is the same. The process simply takes an existing employee from a declining industry or career field and teaches them the skills required to work in an up-and-coming one. This means the worker is able to improve their career trajectory without the need for lengthy and often expensive education courses at college or universities.
This summer, Vermont's veterans are taking the stage and sharing their stories across the state at town hall events that offer an opportunity for meaningful dialogue about the experience of those who served.
Many Korean War veterans and their caregivers who may be celebrating the relatively new Armistice Day are unaware of all the VA benefits they might have earned.