Today is the first Friday of the month … meaning the monthly Bureau of Labor Statistics data has been released. Attached is our monthly ‘cheat sheet’ for your information/use. Veteran unemployment rate remained lower than the non-veteran unemployment rate for the 10th consecutive month.
Did you know, ALL combat Veterans discharged from active duty on or after Jan. 28, 2003, are eligible for medical care, five years post discharge? This means any Veteran who served in “a theater of combat operations” may be eligible for complete health care coverage for five years after departing the service.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
System enhancements expedite healthcare claims for veterans PALO ALTO, Calif., March 6, 2012 – HP today announced that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has selected HP Enterprise Services to continue as a prime contractor for the Compensation and Pension Record Interchange (CAPRI) support program to help deliver quality healthcare to veterans.