VA medical, pharmacy copayments cancelled through Sept. 30, 2021 – blogs.va.gov/VAntage/86584/va-medical-pharmacy-copayments-cancelled-sept-30-2021/ VA seeks medical assistants, technologists to support Veteran care – blogs.va.gov/VAntage/86734/va-seeks-medical-assistants-technologists-support-veteran-care/ Get ready for your VA job interview with these 10 tips – blogs.va.gov/VAntage/87277/87277/ Veterans unable to work due to service-connected disability can qualify for independent living assistance – blogs.va.gov/VAntage/86923/veterans-unable-work-due-service-connected-disability-can-qualify-independent-living-assistance/ Disabled Veterans, active duty […]
Joint Base Lewis-McChord
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – The 62nd Airlift Wing’s Exercise Rainier War is scheduled April 19-30. During the two-week exercise, there may be an increase in aircraft activities. Public queries or comments about noise may be directed to JBLM Public Affairs, 62nd Airlift Wing Public Affairs at 253-982-5638 or the Wing Commander’s Hotline.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord will conduct day and nighttime training with mortars, artillery and demolitions from 6:30 p.m. 19 April to 23 April 11:59 p.m. Public queries or comments about noise may be directed to JBLM Public Affairs.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord will conduct day and nighttime training with mortars and artillery from 6:30 a.m.10 April to 19 April 5:30 a.m. Public queries or comments about noise may be directed to JBLM Public Affairs.
•You can help design VA’s future – blogs.va.gov/VAntage/85497/you-help-design-vas-future/ •Calling all job seekers: Connect with VA recruiters at virtual open houses – blogs.va.gov/VAntage/84420/calling-job-seekers-connect-va-recruiters-virtual-open-houses/ •VA Launches New Platform to Send Veterans Personalized Notifications – www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/2021/03/va-launches-new-platform-send-veterans-personalized-notifications/172526/ •How Veterans Affairs Is Helping Rural Vets Get The COVID-19 Vaccine – www.npr.org/2021/02/08/965515676/how-the-veterans-administration-is-helping-rural-vets-get-the-covid-19-vaccine •Wellness Wednesday: Program helps veterans who suffer from chronic […]
A recent press release from the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs detailed the highlights that vets will benefit from with the American Rescue Plan… •Increase claims and appeals processing to reduce the backlog caused by COVID-19: The pandemic has caused untold hardship across our country and has resulted in claims processing delays that slow delivery […]
MilitaryTimes reports, “The coronavirus pandemic has been deadlier for American veterans than the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars combined. “On Monday morning, Department of Veterans Affairs officials reported 6,772 patient deaths died from complications related to the virus in the last 10 months. Defense Department officials list 6,756 military casualties in Operation Iraqi Freedom (which lasted more than seven years, […]
New resources for military veterans… •1-800-MyVA411 (800-698-2411) is the one number to reach VAwww.blogs.va.gov/VAntage/82379/1-800-myva411/ •COVID-19 vaccines: Stay informed and help us preparewww.va.gov/health-care/covid-19-vaccine/stay-informed •Minority Veterans on VA’s Priority List for COVID-19 Vaccine Distributionwww.military.com/daily-news/2020/12/08/minority-veterans-vas-priority-list-covid-19-vaccine-distribution.html •How veterans can still serve after they take off the uniformwww.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2020/11/09/how-veterans-can-still-serve-after-they-take-off-the-uniform/ •Did you miss the deadline to register online for the Economic Impact […]
New resources for military veterans… •AARP’s Free Job Board Lists Employers Hiring Veteranswww.blogs.va.gov/VAntage/80487/looking-work-aarps-free-job-board-lists-employers-hiring-veterans/ •VA, Labor Department team up to support Veteran employmentwww.blogs.va.gov/VAntage/81154/va-labor-department-team-support-veteran-employment/ •VA adds tens of thousands of jobs, increases remote optionswww.blogs.va.gov/VAntage/81030/va-adds-tens-thousands-jobs-increases-remote-options/ •Remote work could be silver lining of pandemic for some veterans, including those with PTSDwww.militarytimes.com/news/your-army/2020/11/27/remote-work-could-be-silver-lining-of-pandemic-for-some-veterans-including-those-with-ptsd/ •Collections debt relief and statement information updateswww.blogs.va.gov/VAntage/79663/essential-list-fall-virtual-events-va-job-seekers-attend/ •Holiday […]
New resources for military veterans… •Fees at national parks waived for veterans, Gold Star families…www.militarytimes.com/news/pentagon-congress/2020/10/28/fees-at-national-parks-waived-for-veterans-gold-star-families-starting-next-month/ •Here’s what military retirees who are affected by new Tricare Select fees should do nowwww.militarytimes.com/pay-benefits/2020/10/26/heres-what-military-retirees-who-are-affected-by-new-tricare-select-fees-should-do-now/ •Caregivers of older veterans can apply for financial assistance from VA…www.militarytimes.com/news/pentagon-congress/2020/10/01/caregivers-of-older-veterans-can-apply-for-financial-assistance-from-va-starting-today/ •VIDEO: How service-connected Veterans can find VA jobswww.blogs.va.gov/VAntage/79730/video-service-connected-veterans-can-find-va-jobs/ •An essential list of fall virtual […]
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New resources for military veterans. As virus spreads, VA gets set to back up taxed US hospitalswww.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2020/03/19/as-virus-spreads-va-gets-set-to-back-up-taxed-us-hospitals/ “Pay for Success” helps Veterans with PTSD find and keep meaningful jobswww.blogs.va.gov/VAntage/71991/pay-success-program-helps-veterans-ptsd-find-keep-meaningful-jobs/ Creative writing program helps Veterans with PTSDwww.blogs.va.gov/VAntage/72589/creative-writing-program-helps-veterans-ptsd/ Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is helping Veterans with chronic painwww.blogs.va.gov/VAntage/72297/cognitive-behavioral-therapy-helping-veterans-chronic-pain/ What a combat veteran taught me about handling stresswww.militarytimes.com/opinion/commentary/2020/01/09/what-a-combat-veteran-taught-me-about-handling-stress/ VFW […]