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VA Health Coverage While Traveling OverseasVolume 3 Issue 213July 2024
VA offers telework opportunities for military spouses through 4+1 CommitmentVolume 3 Issue 212June 2024
Get 1-on-1 assistance at VA VetFest events across the countryVolume 3 Issue 212June 2024
Free farming and beekeeping opportunities for VeteransVolume 3 Issue 211May 2024
Stuck in your job? Get free assistance from an American Corporate Partners' career mentorVolume 3 Issue 211May 2024
Get VA to cover the cost of your degree with these scholarship programsVolume 3 Issue 210April 2024
Veterans exposed to toxins and other hazards during service now eligible for VA health careVolume 3 Issue 209March 2024
Physical fitness resources to ignite a healthier futureVolume 3 Issue 208February 2024
Podcast-hosting web platform specializes in 'Giving Veterans a Voice'Volume 3 Issue 208February 2024
Best of 2023: Top Veteran Resources of the YearVolume 3 Issue 207January 2024
The Best Times To Apply For Jobs In 2024: Full GuideVolume 3 Issue 207January 2024
Veterans, Gold Star Families get free lifetime pass to national parks, wildlife refuges, other public landsVolume 3 Issue 206December 2023
How much life insurance do Veterans need?Volume 3 Issue 206December 2023
Experience live events through Vet Tix with friends and familyVolume 3 Issue 205November 2023
Meet VA recruiters at national events this winterVolume 3 Issue 205November 2023
Exploring psychedelics for the treatment of VeteransVolume 3 Issue 204October 2023
Create a complete career with VA's surprising employment benefitsVolume 3 Issue 204October 2023
Polish your resume: VA needs environmental service techniciansVolume 3 Issue 203September 2023
Combat Veterans, professional athletes join forces to support one anotherVolume 3 Issue 203September 2023
Veterans can now file supplemental claims onlineVolume 3 Issue 202August 2023
Don a new uniform and protect Veterans with VA policeVolume 3 Issue 202August 2023
Veterans set to see cost-of-living increase to their benefitsVolume 3 Issue 201June 2023
VA Home Loans: Big Savings for VeteransVolume 3 Issue 200June 2023
Good Hobbies & Interests To Put On A Resume In 2023Volume 3 Issue 200June 2023
Celebrate National Nurses Month - and the nurses who change livesVolume 3 Issue 199May 2023
23 Reasons Why You Can't Find A Job In 2023 (Plus Tips)Volume 3 Issue 199May 2023
Travis Mills Foundation seeks to help injured Veterans "recalibrate"Volume 3 Issue 197March 2023
In tax season, how can Veterans maximize their tax benefits?Volume 3 Issue 197March 2023 Provides Access to VA Digital Products, ServicesVolume 3 Issue 196February 2023
No Barriers Warriors seeks Veterans with disabilities for 2023 backcountry expeditionsVolume 3 Issue 196February 2023
The Best Times To Apply For Jobs In 2023: Full GuideVolume 3 Issue 196February 2023
The 29 Best Recession Proof Jobs To Have In 2023Volume 3 Issue 195January 2023
Record pay increase for Veterans receiving VA compensation benefitsVolume 3 Issue 195January 2023
Wrap Up: VA hosts PACT Act Week of Action to inform Vets and survivors about new health care and benefitsVolume 3 Issue 195January 2023
Veterans and transitioning military get a free year of LinkedIn PremiumVolume 3 Issue 194December 2022
Q&A about VA's newest life insurance programVolume 3 Issue 194December 2022
Innovations in telehealth care offer new resources and opportunitiesVolume 3 Issue 193November 2022
What you need to know about VA benefits in the aftermath of Hurricanes Fiona and IanVolume 3 Issue 192October 2022
Seeking Veterans for the midterm electionsVolume 3 Issue 192October 2022
VETSports as a tool to embolden Veterans transitioning back into civilian lifeVolume 3 Issue 191September 2022
The PACT Act and your VA benefitsVolume 3 Issue 191September 2022
VA launches updated Access to Care websiteVolume 3 Issue 190August 2022
No slowing down: Get VA's mobile app and keep movingVolume 3 Issue 190August 2022
Convenience and self-service appointment check-in at your fingertipsVolume 3 Issue 189July 2022
Veterans can now file an appeal online with the Board of Veterans' AppealsVolume 3 Issue 189July 2022
VALife insurance program coming January 2023 for Veterans with service connectionVolume 3 Issue 188June 2022
Veterans eligible for discounts on travel, hotel ratesVolume 3 Issue 187May 2022
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors seeks service members, Veterans to serve as mentors to grieving military childrenVolume 3 Issue 187May 2022
Veterans, active duty can take advantage of Public Service Loan Forgiveness programVolume 3 Issue 186April 2022
Found in translation: Tips for removing military jargon from your resumeVolume 3 Issue 185March 2022
Find your next job with help from an American Corporate Partners mentorVolume 3 Issue 185March 2022
Ten VA jobs that are open to the public right nowVolume 3 Issue 184February 2022
Apply for a career aiding Veterans and their caregiversVolume 3 Issue 184February 2022
Veteran earns six figures, advances his career with Salesforce MilitaryVolume 3 Issue 183January 2021
Veterans needed to serve as youth mentorsVolume 3 Issue 182December 2021
New "Ask VA" portal allows anyone to contact VA securelyVolume 3 Issue 181November 2021
Veterans can receive Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 boosterVolume 3 Issue 180October 2021
Operation Gratitude 9/11 digital letter writing campaignVolume 3 Issue 179September 2021
21 Of The Best Remote Jobs You Can Get In 2021Volume 3 Issue 179September 2021
COVID-19 testing: VA studying 3D-printed nasal swabs to guard against future declines in traditional swabsVolume 3 Issue 178August 2021
VA to start processing disability claims for certain conditions related to particulate matterVolume 3 Issue 178August 2021
Job opportunity: Keep Veterans safe as a VA law enforcement officerVolume 3 Issue 177July 2021
You Asked, We Answered: What do I need to know about the Delta variant of COVID-19?Volume 3 Issue 177July 2021
VA programs aim to attract transitioning service women and health providers to its health facilitiesVolume 3 Issue 176June 2021
Now hiring: Medical records techs help manage patient recordsVolume 3 Issue 176June 2021
This Mental Health Month, explore advice from Veterans to VeteransVolume 3 Issue 175May 2021
Project Sanctuary helps military families healVolume 3 Issue 175May 2021
VBA has safely resumed in-person exams nationwideVolume 3 Issue 174April 2021
SAVE LIVES Act allows VA to soon provide COVID-19 vaccinations to all Veterans, their spouses and caregiversVolume 3 Issue 174April 2021
AARP, others offer free tax prep help to Veterans, military and familiesVolume 3 Issue 173March 2021
Women Veterans have access to VA resourcesVolume 3 Issue 173March 2021
VA and Fitbit help support Veterans' health and wellness during COVID-19 pandemicVolume 3 Issue 172February 2021
VA Secretary Robert Wilkie discusses recent VA accomplishmentsVolume 3 Issue 172February 2021
Veterans, Gold Star Families get free entrance to national parks, refuges, other public landsVolume 3 Issue 171October 2020
IRS reopens registration for Economic Impact PaymentVolume 3 Issue 170September 2020
Congress to finally consider adding four conditions to Agent Orange listVolume 3 Issue 169August 2020
Personal information of about 46,000 veterans compromised after VA data breachVolume 3 Issue 169August 2020
VA opposes bill to grant dental care to all veteransVolume 3 Issue 168June 2020
Federal teachers union urges military parents to choose DODEA's online learning optionVolume 3 Issue 168June 2020
Senate passes bill to give millions more veterans free lifetime entry to national parksVolume 3 Issue 167May 2020
Lawmaker introduces Brandon Act to improve troops' access to mental health careVolume 3 Issue 167May 2020
In online Memorial Day ceremonies, Americans in Europe honor service above selfVolume 3 Issue 166April 2020
Veterans group continues legal battle over discharge recordsVolume 3 Issue 166April 2020
VA medical facilities struggle to cope with the coronavirusVolume 3 Issue 165April 2020
These four innovations are changing and saving Veteran livesVolume 3 Issue 165April 2020
VA to suspend some GI Bill enrollments, holding back more than $200 million from 'deceptive' universitiesVolume 3 Issue 164February 2020
VA recruitment video shines light on Veterans Crisis Line respondersVolume 3 Issue 164February 2020
Brain injuries in Iraq put attention on invisible war woundsVolume 3 Issue 163January 2020
Lawsuit: Pentagon withholding info from veterans' advocatesVolume 3 Issue 162January 2020
National Wreaths Across America Day is December 14thVolume 3 Issue 161November 2019
Soldier deaths in South Korea put spotlight on US military suicide crisisVolume 3 Issue 160October 2019
Real people, events inspire military storylines in NBC show 'This Is Us'Volume 3 Issue 159September 2019
Businesses added a solid 195,000 jobs in AugustVolume 3 Issue 158August 2019
Program builds bridge to construction trades for service members leaving the militaryVolume 3 Issue 157July 2019
Program helps veterans dig in and succeedVolume 3 Issue 156June 2019
Meaningful work, mentors give vets a futureVolume 3 Issue 155May 2019
US employers hired a record number of people in AprilVolume 3 Issue 155May 2019
US job openings rise, outnumber the unemployed by 1 millionVolume 3 Issue 154April 2019
New Google search function aims to link military job codes to civilian workforceVolume 3 Issue 153March 2019
Army plans to expand program that helps soldiers find jobs after serviceVolume 3 Issue 153March 2019
US job openings jump to record high of 7.3 millionVolume 3 Issue 151January 2019
Wisconsin blitz to attract veterans, spouses to live, work in stateVolume 3 Issue 150January 2019
New VA website makes it easier to build a career based on giving back to VeteransVolume 3 Issue 149November 2018
Amazon Selects New York City and Northern Virginia for New HeadquartersVolume 3 Issue 148November 2018
Amazon welcomes first graduates of program to turn veterans into technologistsVolume 3 Issue 147September 2018
Navient named a 2019 Military Friendly EmployerVolume 3 Issue 146September 2018
US hiring picked up in August as pay surged most in 9 yearsVolume 3 Issue 146September 2018
Military Spouses Can Expect Easier Application Process When Applying for Federal JobsVolume 3 Issue 145September 2018
Foxholes, Wardrooms, and Ready RoomsVolume 3 Issue 144September 2018
Veterans help Forest Service with conservation projectsVolume 3 Issue 137November 2017
Veterans Get Expanded College Assistance Under TrumpVolume 3 Issue 137November 2017
More veterans and military members are putting VA loans into service to buy homesVolume 3 Issue 136November 2017
US hiring jumps after hurricanes as employers add 261,000 jobsVolume 3 Issue 136November 2017
The Jobseeker and Taking a StandVolume 3 Issue 135November 2017
Veterans Crisis Line to open third call center in Topeka, KansasVolume 3 Issue 134October 2017
Status of military raises part of study on converting to civilian-like salary systemVolume 3 Issue 131May 2017
VA to Congress: Go ahead and fix the GI Bill, if you can find the moneyVolume 3 Issue 131May 2017
Trump signs HIRE Vets bill into lawVolume 3 Issue 130April 2017
Veteran Employment Bill Passes SenateVolume 3 Issue 129March 2017
Federal hiring freeze could cause more disruptions to military servicesVolume 3 Issue 128February 2017
US Job Openings Remain at Mostly Healthy Level in DecemberVolume 3 Issue 127January 2017
Pentagon outlines civilian jobs exempt from Trump hiring freezeVolume 3 Issue 127January 2017
US Job Openings, Quits Rise, Pointing to Modest Hiring AheadVolume 3 Issue 126January 2017
US adds 156,000 jobs in final snapshot of economy under ObamaVolume 3 Issue 126December 2016
Congress passes gutted veterans reform billVolume 3 Issue 125December 2016
Military spouses struggle to stay in careers despite state lawsVolume 3 Issue 125February 2017
Reserve and Guard retirees close to becoming 'veterans'Volume 3 Issue 124October 2016
Trump's victory could boost chance for bigger troop pay raisesVolume 3 Issue 124October 2016
US Customs and Border Protection seeks vets to fill Virginia port jobsVolume 3 Issue 123October 2016
California turns to civilians as inmate firefighters dwindleVolume 3 Issue 122September 2016
Virginia firm helps vets, spouses conquer job marketVolume 3 Issue 122September 2016
Progress on Reserve, Guard vet status, vet preference initiativesVolume 3 Issue 121August 2016
New VA partnership expands power of peer support among student VeteransVolume 3 Issue 121August 2016
Former medics find themselves on bottom rung in civilian fieldVolume 3 Issue 120July 2016
Athletes of Valor aims to turn military veterans into college athletesVolume 3 Issue 120July 2016
Hurdling Job Barriers: The Power of Portable Careers For Military SpousesVolume 3 Issue 119July 2016
Workshop helps female veterans transition into civilian careersVolume 3 Issue 119July 2016
Why is it so hard to get a federal job? Here's one reasonVolume 3 Issue 118June 2016
Scrutinizing social media accounts may become regular part of federal security checksVolume 3 Issue 118June 2016
US hiring reaches 9-year high; job openings slipVolume 3 Issue 117May 2016
Military Spouses Face Major Employment ChallengesVolume 3 Issue 116April 2016
All candidates say they would help veterans, but who actually has a plan?Volume 3 Issue 115March 2016
Navy working to fill large number of firefighter, police openings on basesVolume 3 Issue 114January 2016
Integrity Is the Bottom LineVolume 3 Issue 114January 2016
Greenlight A Vet a gesture to honor veteransVolume 3 Issue 113January 2016
Unemployment Rates Fell in November for Recent VeteransVolume 3 Issue 113January 2016
The problems veterans face in the professional workplaceVolume 3 Issue 112November 2015
Vets can continue to serve by starting a businessVolume 3 Issue 112November 2015
VA aims to help homeless, at-risk veterans find stable jobsVolume 3 Issue 111November 2015
Boots to Business introduces veterans and active-duty troops to starting a businessVolume 3 Issue 111November 2015
Number of veterans getting federal jobs is at a 5-year highVolume 3 Issue 110October 2015
How Veteran Entrepreneurs at Patriot Boot Camp Presented by Techstars Will Change the WorldVolume 3 Issue 109October 2015
FTC investigating online college University of PhoenixVolume 3 Issue 109October 2015
Army announces details of troop cuts, says they could expandVolume 3 Issue 108August 2015
Veterans training program expandsVolume 3 Issue 108August 2015
VA homeless program to add more than 150 job coordinatorsVolume 3 Issue 107June 2015
Conference: 'Licensing barriers' keep skilled veterans out of civilian job marketsVolume 3 Issue 106May 2015
Obama bets on solar jobs for veteransVolume 3 Issue 105April 2015
Obama Calls for Effort to Boost High-Tech Training, HiringVolume 3 Issue 104March 2015
College training veterans as welders, electricians, driversVolume 3 Issue 104March 2015
Wounded warriors take battle to cyberspaceVolume 3 Issue 103February 2015
Veterans employment, Obamacare 1st on GOP agendaVolume 3 Issue 102January 2015
Bill would let 'Grow the Army' officers retire with full pensionVolume 3 Issue 101December 2014
Dogs in need serving disabled veteransVolume 3 Issue 101December 2014
Veterans get hiring boost with online courses, networkingVolume 3 Issue 100November 2014
Veterans Are Natural Born EntrepreneursVolume 3 Issue 100November 2014
Obama's push to hire veterans into federal jobs fuels resentmentVolume 3 Issue 99October 2014
Go Green for Mental Illness Awareness WeekVolume 3 Issue 99October 2014
Vets in workforce ramp up as military gears downVolume 3 Issue 98September 2014
Obama signs veterans' health care overhaulVolume 3 Issue 97August 2014
Thousands of Veterans sign up for Job EducationVolume 3 Issue 97August 2014
Veterans look to succeed as entrepreneursVolume 3 Issue 95June 2014
Safeway Honored for Military Hiring - DOL refocuses the Jobs for Veterans State Grants ProgramsVolume 3 Issue 93April 2014
Top 10 Companies using TAOnlineVolume 3 Issue 93April 2014
Construction Industry Makes Veteran Hiring PledgeVolume 3 Issue 91February 2014
Small Business Tax IssuesVolume 3 Issue 91February 2014
Where are the best cities for Veterans to find JobsVolume 3 Issue 88November 2013
Government Shutdown Veteran ImpactVolume 3 Issue 87October 2013
Spouse Employment Effort Surpasses Goal More Than 2 Years EarlyVolume 3 Issue 85August 2013
Thousands of Veterans Receiving Jos. A. Bank Suits through Gary Sinise FoundationVolume 3 Issue 85August 2013
Applications open for expense-paid Purdue University's Entrepreneurship BootcampJune 2013
First Lady announces certification plan for veteran jobsVolume 3 Issue 82May 2013
1,000+ Veteran Hires = $2.6 Million in tax creditsVolume 3 Issue 81April 2013
States adding tools to help Veterans get EmployedVolume 3 Issue 81April 2013
Report for 2012 Shows Significant Drop in Veterans' UnemploymentMarch 2013
And the Top-10 best jobs for Veterans are...Volume 3 Issue 80March 2013
Army, Marines Stop New Tuition Assistance EnrollmentsVolume 3 Issue 80March 2013
Nation's Largest Assisted Living Provider to Hire 1000 Veterans, Military SpousesVolume 3 Issue 79February 2013
UPS pledges support of those who serveVolume 3 Issue 79February 2013
Where to Find Intel JobsVolume 3 Issue 78January 2013
Toyota extends veterans hiring programVolume 3 Issue 78January 2013
What Will Veterans Do For Jobs When the Defense Industry Collapses?January 2013
Syracuse Technology Certification program gaining momentumVolume 3 Issue 77December 2012
December Job SearchDecember 2012
Kennametal Launches Initiative to Hire Veterans; Addresses Skills GapVolume 3 Issue 76November 2012
Two-thirds of U.S. employers would hire veterans over other candidates: SurveyNovember 2012
Where to Find Specialized Military to Civilian Federal JobsNovember 2012
Kroger Launches Military Recruiting InitiativeNovember 2012
Amazon Donates 2,000 Kindle Devices to Wounded Service Members Ahead of Veterans Day and Commits to Hiring At Least 1,200 Veterans in Upcoming YearNovember 2012
U.S. Security Associates Reports Record Military Hiring in 2011November 2012
Ryder Reports Significant Progress in Veteran HiringNovember 2012
Start Strong Veterans EventNovember 2012
Best jobs for vets? Systems analysts and adminsVolume 3 Issue 75October 2012
Nebraska Makes Pitch to VeteransVolume 3 Issue 75October 2012
ATA Thanks Congress for Passing Military CDL Act of 2012Volume 3 Issue 75October 2012
Points of Light and ITT Exelis Launch National Initiative to Help Returning Veterans SucceedOctober 2012
4 - Big Name Companies Join Effort to Train VeteransOctober 2012
The Home Depot Launches one day Career Assistance for Military and VeteransOctober 2012
Senator rips Obama's new veterans jobs planVolume 3 Issue 75September 2012
DuPont pledges that 10 percent of new hires will be VeteransVolume 3 Issue 74September 2012
Ameren Pledges to Hire 200 Veterans, Military SpouseVolume 3 Issue 74September 2012
Employers Court Troops, Spouses, Vets at Job FairsVolume 3 Issue 73August 2012
Federal Grants to help veterans get jobs as physician assistantsVolume 3 Issue 73August 2012
Boot Camp for Veterans Seeking Employment in MedTech IndustryVolume 3 Issue 73August 2012
Huge void in Engineers prompts unique partnershipVolume 3 Issue 72July 2012
Railways Industry Announces Job Opportunities for VetsVolume 3 Issue 72July 2012
Plans for a reverse boot camp nearing completionVolume 3 Issue 71June 2012
New Benefits for Unemployed VeteransVolume 3 Issue 70May 2012
Goodwill© and Walmart Foundation Connect Veterans with Job SuccessVolume 3 Issue 70May 2012
First lady unveils new military spouse hiring effortVolume 3 Issue 69April 2012
Disabled Veterans National Foundation Supports LegislationVolume 3 Issue 69April 2012
Vets' transition to civilian jobs often includes a perceived step downVolume 3 Issue 68March 2012
Vets' jobless rate takes big drop in FebruaryVolume 3 Issue 68March 2012
The GE to hire 5,000 veterans over the next five yearsVolume 3 Issue 67February 2012
Leadership in corporate world requires adjustment for vetsVolume 3 Issue 67February 2012
Post-9/11 veterans unemployment drops in JanuaryVolume 3 Issue 67February 2012

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