The Veterans Job Bank powered by NRD.gov provides Veterans with a central source for identifying Veteran-committed employment opportunities and assists America's employers in identifying qualified Veterans. A key part of the White House's ongoing commitment to improve access to employment opportunities for transitioning Service Members and Veterans, it facilitates access to hundreds of thousands of private-sector job openings specifically targeted at Veterans.
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I remember when the yellow "Support Our Troops" stickers and magnets were so popuplar that it seemed like they were on every other vehicle on the road. It was great to see people rally behind the troops. Now, after more than 10 years of war, we still need to support our troops - at home, as well as abroad.
What a lot of people don't realize is that the impact of deployments lasts a long time. Having to carry on with life while separated from your loved one is difficult enough. Unfortunately, many military families are destroyed during the "reintegration" of the military member back into the family.
I found the follwoing transcript from CBS about Project Sanctuary. It is "a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to provide therapeutic, curative, supportive and recreational activities to veterans, active military personnel, their spouses and children in a leisure environment."
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Kenneth Chamberlain, Sr., a 68-year-old Marine veteran, was killed in his home last November by police officers in White Plains, NY.
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"VA News" is a video program designed to provide timely news and information about the Department of Veterans Affairs. The weekly 15-minute newscast is co-produced by the VA Learning University and the Office of Public Affairs in partnership with the Employee Education System and other headquarters and field offices.
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Here is a list of the Veterans Affairs websites for all 50 states.
Did you know that the American Legion service officers are well-trained, certified professionals who provide veteran benefit counseling in every state and beyond? They are available to help veterans and their families file VA and state veterans benefits claims and to assist with application forms and other paperwork.
As one of Americaâ€™s foreÂmost vetÂerÂans serÂvice orgaÂniÂzaÂtions, AMVETS (or AmerÂiÂcan VetÂerÂans) has a proud hisÂtory of assistÂing vetÂerÂans and sponÂsorÂing numerÂous proÂgrams that serve our counÂtry and its citÂiÂzens. The helpÂing hand that AMVETS extends to vetÂerÂans and their famÂiÂlies takes many forms.
I was pleasantly surprised to learn today that my friend, Mrs. Venus Angelica Perez, has written and published a book - Mentality Listens. Get your copy here!
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Went to see Act of Valor at the theater last night with some guys from church. Of all the movies I have seen this year, this is one of the most memorable. Go see it. It is worth it.
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UPDATE: The Veterans Info Channel website is now Veterans Info Site - information for US Military Veterans.
US Military Veterans Information
Find and Share Veterans Information, resources, services and products that military veterans and their families need.
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