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Employment: Most Veterans doing better; VA offers online assistance tools.

The November 2014 unemployment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that Veterans as a whole are doing better than non-Veterans. Gulf War II Veteran unemployment rate decreased this month, but is still .2 percent higher than non-Veterans. The …

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September 2014 Veteran unemployment; Veterans doing better than their civilian counterparts

The September 2014 unemployment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that Veterans as a whole are doing slightly better than non-Veterans. The 12-month rolling averages show that Veterans and non-Veterans overall are doing better than they were a …

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Secretary Duncan hears from Veterans on challenges to college success

Special assistant and youth liaison in the Office of Communications and Outreach at the U.S. Department of Education How do we as a country provide supports on college campuses for veterans and ensure they have access to high-quality education at an affordable price? This question helped focus a Student Voices Session that recently took place with Secretary Duncan in Washington, D.C.

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VA, partners provide education benefits for surviving spouses, children of fallen servicemembers

While hundreds of millions of dollars in private scholarships and education benefits exist for families of fallen military service members, many of these families struggle because they do not know these benefits exist. Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors also known …

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VA Releases New Version of the GI Bill® Comparison Tool as Students Return to School

Last February, I introduced VA’s GI Bill® Comparison Tool as a new resource Veterans and their beneficiaries could use to find information online about the Post-9/11 GI Bill. The public response went beyond our expectations. Since launch the tool has …

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VFW @VFWHQ is first Veterans organization to join VA’s #VetQ initiative

The VFW’s mission is to serve and advocate for Veterans, the military and their communities.

The VFW was the first veterans service organization to join VA as an official partner to its latest veterans service endeavor and will play an active role in helping to fulfill #VetQ’s mission.

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VA tools help Vets, Servicemembers transition

Senior Employment Advisor, Veterans Benefits Administration Office of Economic Opportunity

VA works to help Veterans and Servicemembers find jobs, transition to civilian life.

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Work Hard and Love: A Multi-Generational Reflection on Service, GI Bill

Program Analyst, Social Media Administrator, Veterans Benefits Administration

Jeremy Adkins followed in his Grandpa Joe’s footsteps for service and school.

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GI Bill changes lives

It was 1975 and Bill Gunning had retired from the U.S. Air Force after more than 20 years of service. The senior master sergeant, who had deployed during the Korean and Vietnam Wars, wondered what he would do next with …

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All-American Veterans Center at Fayetteville Technical Community College – a best practice for Vets

President, Fayetteville Technical Community College

FTCC focuses on Veterans, and recently opened its All American Veterans Center

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