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Tag: Veterans

Introducing new Director on SOVO Board

Krystal Hopper is the newest member of the SOVO Board of Directors. Krystal is the proud daughter of a military family and a strong advocate for Veterans. She serves as co-lead of the annual North Bend Veterans Stand… Read More

Support Oregon Veterans this Tax Season

from ODVA Blog Did you know that the Charitable Checkoff program lets you designate all or part of your Oregon refund to support veterans? Your tax refund can be donated to support: The Oregon Veterans’ Homes (charity code… Read More

Health Care: Hope for Veterans in Curry County

from The Curry Pilot by Jeremy C. Ruark Veterans in Curry County are being told there is hope for their health care needs. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Roseburg Health Care System Director Keith Allen is meeting… Read More

10th Annual Coos County Veterans Stand Down 8/16/19

From the Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie, to all of our Veterans and supporters across the country, a note explaining the Mission Act.

Bringing Bipartisan Reform to Veterans Imagine if Republicans and Democrats worked together to pass reforms that improve the lives of millions of people. And imagine if those reforms put America’s Veterans at the center of their healthcare decisions,… Read More

Connecting Veterans to long-term careers – The Department of Labor HIRE Vets Medallion Program

From the Official Blog of the US Department of Veterans Affairs guest contribution by the US Department of Labor As of November 2018, the current Veteran unemployment rate was 3.1 percent, down from 12.1 percent in 2011. While… Read More

VBA resources for Veterans, dependents, survivors, and federal employees during shutdown

VBA Benefits Update From the Official Blog of the US Department of Veterans Affairs by Paul R. Lawrence, Ph.D. Even on the best of days, we at VA know that providing for yourself and your family–and having financial… Read More

Helping Veterans Cope with PTSD during holidays

reposted from Federal VA The winter holiday season is regarded by many as a wonderful time of the year. However, the holidays can be a painful reminder of past times when life seemed better. Large groups of family… Read More

Post 911 GI Bill Update

reposted from va.gov Because of continued information technology difficulties with implementing sections 107 and 501 of the Harry W. Colmery Educational Assistance Act of 2017 (Forever GI Bill), both of which change the way monthly housing allowance payments… Read More

New Study Shows Entrepreneurial Vets Have Harder Time Getting Financing

A new report released in November details a decline in veteran entrepreneurship compared to earlier generations of veterans. Further, the study shows that veterans are now owning businesses at a lower rate than nonveterans. The information comes from… Read More