• 19Mar2015

    Drowning out the noise

    Treatment for one of the most prevalent veterans’ afflictions Ringing. Buzzing. Whistling. Roaring. No matter what it sounds like, tinnitus affects roughly 50 million Americans to some degree, and a large number of veterans…

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  • 17Mar2015

    DAV ready to assist with new mandate

    Napkins just won’t cut it anymore. For decades jotting down one’s intentions in the most informal ways, even on a simple napkin, could legally secure the effective date of a disability claim with the Department of Veterans.…

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  • 17Mar2015

    Veterans Health Care Access and Reform of the VA Health Care System – where we stand and the road ahead

    Although Congress passed the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act last August, it has only been just over a month since the Veterans Choice Cards were finally distributed to all veterans. At this point it is far too early…

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  • 17Mar2015

    The heartbeat of DAV

    From my time in the field as a National Service Officer to my most recent appointment as the National Director of Voluntary Services, my experiences throughout our organization have led me to know this: Volunteerism is the heartbeat…

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  • 16Mar2015

    Youth volunteer scholarship eligibility expanded

    Voluntary Services Director John Kleindienst recently announced changes in the Jesse Brown Memorial Youth Scholarship Program, which is designed to give volunteers more flexibility in earning a chance to offset the costs of higher…

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  • 12Mar2015

    Veteran suicide prevention legislation passes House and Senate

    The Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act, a bill designed to help prevent suicide among the nation’s veterans, was signed into law in mid-February by President Barack Obama. Among its measures, the legislation…

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  • 12Mar2015

    The interview

    While the job hunt, the resume crafting and the translation of military skills to civilian jargon are all part of the transition from uniformed service to civilian employment, service members should also remain focused on the interview…

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  • 11Mar2015

    Formalizing the process – Standard Claim and Appeal Forms

    New law mandates all claims, appeals begin on standard forms The days of being able to informally start disability claims with the Department of Veterans Affairs by writing a simple statement on a sheet of paper are over. That…

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  • 11Mar2015

    2015 San Diego All Veteran Job Fair

            Anchors Catering & Conference Center 2375 Recreation Way, Bldg. 3210 San Diego, CA  92136 March 12, 2015 11:00am – 3:00pm Register here

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  • 11Mar2015

    Nashville All Veteran Job Fair

            LP Field 1 Titans Way Nashville, TN  37213 March 12, 2015 11:00am – 3:00pm Register here

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