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Veterans Unemployment Numbers Drop to Historic Low

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shared good news about veterans August unemployment rate on Friday, just days before the nation celebrated Labor Day. According to its data, last month, the unemployment rate for veterans dropped to its lowest rate… Read More

Former Walter Reed Medical Center May Become Veterans Housing

A deal being negotiated between the Army and the city of Washington, D.C., could give the historic Walter Reed Medical Center renewed purpose as housing for the citys estimated 340 homeless veterans living on the streets of the city.For many veterans,… Read More

Evicted WWII Vet Johnnie Hodges, Age 90, Receives Generous Donations

90-year-old Johnnie Hodges made a vow to never leave his Buffalo, NY home, the home he has lived in for more than 50 years. Unfortunately, on July¬†9th, he was taken from the home he loved so much. While he sat on his front porch, law enforcement and… Read More

Burn Pit and Dust Exposure: Greater Risk of Respiratory Diseases

According to a recent report, troops who worked in burn pits and who were exposed to multiple dust storms during service in Iraq and Afghanistan have an increased risk for developing respiratory conditions other than allergies.For many veterans, access… Read More

My Veterans Disability Benefits Claim Was Denied Now What?

For many veterans the transition back into civilian life can be a difficult one. Oftentimes, illnesses or disabilities can impact life after service.If these conditions are severe enough, you may be entitled to disability benefits from the Department… Read More

Veterans and Alzheimers and Brain Awareness Month

June is Alzheimers and Brain Awareness Month: A time to recognize the five million Americans affected by this terrible disease.Although age is the greatest factor contributing to the risk for developing Alzheimers, new research released in a special issue… Read More

How to Help Returning Veterans Adjust After Life in the Military

Returning home from service can be difficult for many veterans, including those who suffered combat trauma. At Vets National Advocates we understand how difficult it can be to adjust to life after the military, especially if you are unable to get the… Read More

New York Man to Pay Restitution for Stealing 454 Markers from Veterans Graves

Joseph Kuzma, 35, of Byron has been sentenced to weekends in jail and must pay restitution to cover the cost of the 454 bronze markers and flag-holders he stole from veterans graves in western New York.For four months, Kuzma will be spending his weekends… Read More

VA Offices Under Scrutiny for Mishandling Claims

Last week, a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) official reported that VA employees had improperly adjusted dates on veterans benefits claims, according to The Washington Times.The VA inspector general learned that managers at the Philadelphia VA office… Read More

Dont Fall Victim to Scams Targeting Veterans this Holiday Season

Each year, the holidays tend to bring out the best in people. Charities work extra hard to take advantage of the seasonal goodwill, and opportunities for charitable giving are plentiful. Many charitable organizations donate money to veterans organizations… Read More

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