VCP is hiring Veterans, VA proposes regulations to expand caregiver program, How to access urgent care via MISSION Act

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Veterans Curation Program trains and hires Veterans

The Veterans Curation Program is a paid training initiative offering Veterans education about archaeological processing, professional growth and development assistance, including time and instruction for resume building and job searches. 


HIRE Vets Medallion Award application now open

2020 HIRE Vets Medallion

The 2020 HIRE Vets Medallion Award application is now open to employers until April 30, 2020. The HIRE Vets Medallion Award is a Labor Department recognition for employers that commit to hiring and retaining Veterans into meaningful, family-sustaining careers.


VA ranks sixth in new best place to work report

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For the second year in a row, VA ranks sixth among the 17 largest federal agencies considered the Best Places to Work in the Federal Government. The annual Partnership for Public Service report measures employee satisfaction and helps agencies work to improve it.


VA proposes regulations to expand caregiver program


The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will publish a proposed rule in the Federal Register March 6 that would improve and standardize VA’s Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC) and ensure the program regulations reflect changes required by the VA MISSION Act of 2018.


VA announces mobile app for Veterans to access health data

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VA will release new capabilities this summer providing Veterans who receive care at VA with the ability to access their personal medical data using the Health Records on iPhone feature from Apple for iPhone. 

The app also brings together hospitals and clinics outside VA, allowing Veterans to see their available medical data from multiple providers, including VA, whenever they choose. 


End Veteran Homelessness Challenge

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Schools and student councils across the country competed in the annual End Veteran Homelessness Challenge. The Challenge raises money and collects household essential items for Veterans. 

VA and its partners congratulate Kaʻōhao School in Hawaii for winning the challenge.


VA MISSION Act: Answers to questions about VA’s urgent care benefit

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VA facilities across the country offer same-day primary care and mental health services, and many offer additional services as well. With the new community urgent care benefit, eligible Veterans can also visit a local walk-in retail health clinic or urgent care center that is part of VA’s contracted network. Urgent care providers treat non-emergent symptoms or conditions such as ear infections, minor burns, and mild skin infections.


RallyPoint and VA talk Veteran online communities

Tanner with Dave from RallyPoint on VA Facebook live

VA and RallyPoint teamed up for a #VetResources Facebook Live last week to discuss how each creates online communities for Veterans.

They shared detailed information about where to find online resources, and how Veterans can connect online with former battle buddies, discuss issues that they have in common, and learn about resources that can help.

Discuss on RallyPoint


Major General shares mission of the Vietnam War Commemoration

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On this week's episode of Borne the Battle, Major General James T. Jackson shares the vision and mission behind the efforts of the Vietnam War Commemoration and how you can help participate.



National Resource Directory

Did you know the National Resource Directory has more than 14,000 vetted resources available to you right now? Resources like the Caregiver Action Network: Promoting resourcefulness and respect for the more than 90 million family caregivers across the country.

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No Veteran Should Be Without a Place to Call Home

Free Help for Homeless Veterans Dial 1-877-4AID-VET (1-877-424-3838) for 24/7 access VA’s services for homeless and at-risk Veterans

Homeless Veteran Chat Confidential, 24/7 online support for homeless Veterans and friends for more information

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 can connect you with opportunities that provide support. Also, learn about no-cost PTS treatment programs.


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