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FridayMay 26, 2017

VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 Has Closed!

U.S. Department of Veterans AffairsOn October 1, 2013, the Departments of Labor and Veterans Affairs will no longer be accepting applications for the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP), as the deadline to apply established in the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 will have been reached.  

We are pleased to announce that VRAP has been overwhelmingly successful.  Over 142,000 Veterans applied with over 68,000 unemployed Veterans using the benefit program to date.  For those of you who helped us get the word out … thank you.

We continue to hear success stories – and encourage everyone to send us yours.  If you haven’t seen the video on our website on one VRAP success story, I encourage you to do so.  We recently put together another success story concerning our Vet Success on Campus program along with VRAP, you can see that on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mdDWdgClSPY&feature=youtu.be

 

Although the application deadline has now closed, those Veterans who have received a Certificate of Eligibility (COE) for VRAP who have not yet started or completed their training can continue to use VRAP until March 2014.   If you are or know someone who has been issued a COE for VRAP, please encourage them to start their training as there are less than 6 months left in the program.  Let’s not let any of those 99,000 slots go unused.

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