How to Use the GI Bill to Pursue Your EducationOne of the biggest benefits of serving in the armed forces is the GI Bill, which allows most veterans to attend the school of their choice for free after their discharge. While the paperwork and the application… Read More
Posted by Vets National Advocates on Nov 14, 2014 in Employment
Returning to civilian life after years of active military service should be a joyous occasion for veterans. However, many returning soldiers have a difficult time adjusting to life outside the armed forces, which may contribute to veteran unemployment… Read More
Over time, many holidays meant to honor a particular group of people end up becoming a celebration of three-day weekends and family barbecues, rather than a day of remembrance. In contrast, Veterans Day has remained true to its origins, and exists as… Read More
Every Veterans Day, businesses and organizations honor veterans by giving discounts and special offers to servicemembers and their families.Below is a list of retailers, restaurants, and other vendors observing Veterans Day this year. Remember that most… Read More
Posted by Vets National Advocates on Nov 07, 2014 in VA Hospitals
VA hospitals are like any other medical center. They purchase supplies, maintenance services, and numerous products from independent vendors, and can be a consistent source of income for companies looking to do business with the VA.
If you are interested… Read More
The armed services provide a springboard for all types of careers. From movie stars to astronauts, politicians to athletes, service members have gone on from their military career to do great things.
Ever wonder what famous people are from your branch… Read More
Posted by Vets National Advocates on Oct 29, 2014 in
Many veterans return home from active duty with years of experience, but no formal degree. The lack of a university degree can translate into difficulty getting hired, especially for veterans in certain parts of the country. If you are returning home,… Read More
Veteran homelessness has been a problem in this country for decades. But how bad is the problem, and why are our veterans so susceptible to homelessness?The answers, of course, are complex and vary based on the each individual. However, some common threads… Read More
In order to receive disability benefits from the VA, your injury must be connected or related to your time in the service. For many veterans, this connection is obvious. Injuries which occur during combat are always linked to a veterans military service.For… Read More
Filing for disability benefits based on your time in the armed services can be a complicated process. It helps to understand the terminology the VA uses in classifying your claim, so that you or your veterans advocate know exactly where your disability… Read More