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VA Podcast: Army Veteran Erik Schlimmer Offers Hiking as Therapy

VNN: Veterans' Trust in VA Increases, Caregiver Support Network, and Veterans Share Their Stories

Instagram: VA and Soldiers' Angels Deliver Food to Veterans

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Check Out the VA's Modernized Veteran Appeals Decision Review Quick Start Guide

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VetXL: Q&A on Veteran Family Resources

Join VA and community experts on July 21 at 3:00pm (ET) for a live Q&A session to learn about resources for Veterans and their families. Start posting your questions now on RallyPoint. 


Read More on How Veterans Are Helping VA Fight COVID-19

Virtual Mental Health Care through Cohen Veterans Network


Mental wounds are just as difficult to heal as physical wounds – and treating them is just as important. Through a national network of clinics, Veterans and their families are eligible for personalized, evidence-based mental health care. There is no cost for care if you don't have insurance. 


Hear Veterans Describe Prolonged Exposure Therapy

Work at VA to Make a Positive Impact on Veterans

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Employees agree that a top reason they joined the VA is to make a positive impact on the Veterans they serve. VA encourages a culture of innovation to improve Veterans' and employees' experiences.


TAPS Peer Support Network: You Are Not Alone, We're All In This Together

Free Quarantine Craft Kits from Help Heal Veterans


Being in quarantine can get lonely and boring. VA has teamed up with Help Heal Veterans to deliver quarantine kits to help keep Veterans occupied and entertained.

The kits contain reading and educational materials, craft supplies, and materials that can be used to help Veterans create their own face masks.


Find Apprenticeship Opportunities Near You


A new VETS Apprenticeship program assists transitioning Veterans and spouses define a post-service career path. Apprenticeships connect talented workers with employers and networks in their desired industries and post-service locations. Learn how to gain paid, relevant workplace experience, classroom instruction and a nationally recognized credential.


See the Winning Design Selected in the 2020 Veterans Day Poster Contest

Virtual Digital Media Internships for Students

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Did you know VA offers a virtual digital media internship? College students interested in work experience at VA on projects in social media, writing, graphic design, web design and more should apply now. #ApplyInJuly.


Join VA's Diverse Workforce to Positively Impact Veterans' Lives

Army Veteran Erik Schlimmer: Hiker, Author, Therapist


Army Veteran Erik Schlimmer has walked his way to health and happiness. He has hiked over 15,000 miles, climbed 2,000 summits, and camped over 1,000 nights. On Borne the Battle, Erik shares how his adventures have impacted him and how he uses his experiences to help others.



Learn About Rural Health Resources for Veteran Families and Caregivers

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Find a VA Facility near you.


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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 to VA 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.)

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