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 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.
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 […]
A generous grant from Wells Fargo will make it possible for 20 military veterans to develop their ideas for a new business through a targeted entrepreneurship program offered by Montgomery College’s Workforce Development & Continuing Education.
VA’s Home Loan Program Continues to Lead Mortgage Industry WASHINGTON – Today the Department of Veterans Affairs announced it has guaranteed 20 million home loans since its home loan program was established in 1944 as part of the original GI Bill of Rights for returning World War II Veterans. The 20 millionth loan was guaranteed […]
America’s men and women who serve or have served in the military often face different health issues than their American civilians. During wartime, troops’ main health concerns are life-threatening injuries, or possible disability-related wounds from shrapnel, lost limbs, or head injuries. In addition, there are potential hazards from exposure to environmental factors such as contaminated […]
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 […]
Program Will Address 26% Military Spouse Unemployment Rate and Career Advancement Issues WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Hiring Our Heroes, with partners, will host the Military Spouse Career Forum, the largest-ever hiring fair exclusively for military and veteran spouses, at the Washington Convention Center. More than 1,000 spouses and 100 Washington-area and national employers are expected to […]