Military Counseling: A Solid Career Option for Veterans Image url: https://www.pexels.com/photo/photo-of-man-leaning-on-wooden-fence-1174075/ If you’re a proud member of the military approaching your ETS date, you may feel as though you’re headed into uncharted territory. And while your upcoming civilian life will indeed differ considerably from your time in active, guard, or reserve duty, entering the […]
In this 99th year of commemorating Veterans Day on November 11, VA has broadened that observance and appreciation to designate the entire month of November as National Veterans and Military Families Month. At VA, we like to say that every day is Veterans Day, but this month and year it has been especially evident as […]
As a person with a disability that served in the armed forces, perhaps you’ve already been approved for disability benefits through the Veteran’s Administration (VA). Additional financial support may be available through the Social Security Administration (SSA), if your disability now prevents you from working and earning a gainful living.
Veterans, connecting your docs with the Veterans Health Information Exchange (VHIE), also known as the Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record (VLER) Health program lets you share important parts of your Veteran health record between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and your community health care providers who participate in this program.
Since 1944, VA has backed over 22 million home loans for Veterans and their families. The program provides a guaranty for mortgage loans made by private lenders to eligible Veterans. The guaranty backing effectively eliminates the need for a down payment, helping Veterans afford homeownership.
Since 9/11, military veterans have experienced an unemployment rate about 50 percent higher than their predecessors, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Exactly why that discrepancy exists is hard to say.
Help for struggling homeowners is often closer and more attainable than they think. Some Veterans experiencing financial hardship may be unaware of the programs and services available to help them avoid foreclosure, even for home loans not guaranteed by VA. It’s easy to become discouraged after falling behind and receiving daily collections phone calls. Remember […]
Are you a Veteran with a severe service-connected disability that affects your mobility? Do you know someone who is? The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) administers the Specially Adapted Housing program, designed to help severely disabled Veterans and Servicemembers purchase or construct an adapted home, or modify an existing home to accommodate a disability. Two […]
Did you know that Veterans have the opportunity to “earn and learn” in a Registered Apprenticeship while receiving GI Bill® education benefits? We want to help put Veterans in the driver’s seat when it comes to using their education benefits. We want them to be the most informed consumers … That is why we are […]