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Share your experiences on RallyPoint

Humor gets us through the toughest times and is one of the many topics discussed on RallyPoint. RP a place for servicemembers and Veterans to connect both socially and professionally. Members can find a battle buddy, build relationships across branches, MOS's, and deployments forged by the common bond of service. 


New Disability Claims Tool Tutorial Videos


This new self service tool dramatically simplifies the process of submitting disability claims.

The platform help Veterans provide clear and complete information which speeds up the adjudication time for Veterans to receive a claims decision.



Ticket to Work Resources for Veterans from Social Security Administration

Ticket to Work

Find out how Ticket to Work resources can help Veterans with disabilities with free services and support, you can find help as you make the decision to return to work, look for a job, and successfully transition to civilian employment.

Join us on Nov. 20, 2019, for our next Work Incentive Seminar Events (WISE) webinar!


VA News - smoke-free policy, caregiver resources, exoskeleton suits

VA News

In this week’s episode, learn about VA’s smoke-free policy, the release of the 2019 Caregiver Resource Directory and paralyzed Veterans who are walking again with the help of exoskeleton suits.


ATLAS allows Veterans to be examined at their local VSO post


Advancing Telehealth through Local Access Stations (ATLAS). will extend VA Telehealth to rural and underserved Veterans, allowing Veterans to be examined at their local Veterans service organization posts through virtual appointments with medical professionals across. 


Vietnam Veterans eligible to receive lapel pins

Vietnam Veteran Pin

More than 11,000 commemorative partners conduct events in their local communities throughout the year to recognize Vietnam Veterans and their families. Vietnam Veterans are eligible to receive a lapel pin during these events or may contact a commemorative partner to find out details on the next event.


VA Podcast: Benjamin Breckheimer, Army Veteran, climber

BTB Breckheimer

Breckheimer served in the operating room, and as fate would have it, he would end up on the operating table himself after receiving injuries from an IED. 

To get better physically and also to challenge himself and others, Breckheimer started climbing. 



Future Events
11/14 - 11/15 Veterans Experience Action Center in Columbus, Georgia

11/15 3 p.m. ET VetTalkX from Columbus, Georgia

11/19 1-2 p.m. ET TAPS and Red Cross MVCN Facebook Live Event

11/20 1-2 p.m. ET Team RWB and VetTix Facebook Live Event

11/21 1- 2 p.m. ET Student Veterans of America and LinkedIn Facebook Live Event

National Resource Directory

Did you know the National Resource Directory has more than 14,000 vetted resources available to you right now? Featured Resource: Psychological Health Center of Excellence

Provides information and resources to help Service Members, Veterans and their families with psychological health care, readiness, and prevention of psychological health disorders. Psychological Health Center of Excellence (PHCoE) collaborates across the Defense Department, Department of Veterans Affairs and other agencies to improve psychological health outcomes.

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VA Welcome Kit

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Are you a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one? 

Did you know that VA offers same day services in Primary Care and Mental Health at 172 VA Medical Centers across the country? Make the Connection Resource Locator

Contact the Veterans Crisis Line (1-800-273-8255 and press 1, Chat, or Text 838255.)

RallyPoint Resources

Learn how RallyPoint can help you and other members of the Veteran community. Connect with Veterans about mild to moderate TBIs. Discuss with Veterans the symptoms of un-undiagnosed brain injuries. Learn ways to get free R&R style PTSD treatment. 

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