One-of-a-Kind Program Salutes the Service of those who have Sacrificed PISCATAWAY, NJ – July 20, 2012 – Veterans groups are saluting an unprecedented initiative from a Piscataway-based developer to slash rents for ex-soldiers who opt to live in a luxury apartment complex now under construction on Stelton Road.
Category: Aid Programs
Report on Veterans, Uninsurance, and the Affordable Care Act
About 10 percent of nonelderly American veterans don’t have insurance coverage and don’t use Veterans Affairs care, according to veterans surveyed for a new Urban Institute report (see the attachment). This report is the first to estimate both national and state uninsurance rates for veterans and their families, and to gauge how many more veterans […]
Joint VA/Labor Department program to retrain vets
Online site now opened for veterans to apply for education benefits WASHINGTON– Unemployed veterans between the ages of 35 and 60 can now apply for new benefits to cover education costs for up to one year through a joint U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and U.S. Department of Labor program that focuses on retraining 99,000 […]
Hadley School for the Blind Announces New Blinded Veterans Initiative
Initiative Supported by $300,000 Gift from Goldman Sachs Gives On Veterans Day, November 11, 2011, The Hadley School for the Blind, an international distance education school based in Winnetka, Ill., will announce the launch of a new Blinded Veterans Initiative.
Wounded Warrior Project Announces Collaboration with the National Resource Directory
WASHINGTON– Wounded Warrior Project™ (WWP), a national non-profit organization dedicated to providing awareness, recovery programs and other services to wounded warriors, today announced a collaboration with the National Resource Directory (NRD), www.NRD.gov, the website for the wounded warrior, service member and veteran communities. WWP is the first organization to implement the NRD’s newest feature, a […]
ABA Young Lawyers to Launch Veterans Legal Assistance Program at Seattle Event
CHICAGO, Oct. 6 2011 – Young lawyers from throughout the country will volunteer in Seattle Oct. 14 to educate former servicemembers on available federal veterans’ benefits and help them complete the required forms. The public service event, from 2 – 5 p.m. at Pike Market Senior Center, is part of the American Bar Association Young […]