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WWI Veterans to be honored during online ceremony featuring Gary Sinise

World War I Veterans will be honored during First Colors, a 90-minute virtual, free broadcast 10 a.m. Eastern, April 16th.

Actor Gary Sinise hosts the inaugural flag raising at the Memorial site and virtual program, held only online at https://firstcolors.worldwar1centennial.org/.


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Search and add WWI Veterans on Roll Of Honor site

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of WWI, a special virtual memorial has been created for the Doughboys of the “Forgotten War.” All are welcome to use the free site, RollofHonor.org, to learn more about family history, honor those who served and add ancestors to the registry.


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Events this Week

Apr. 15 - Increasing Connectivity with the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB)
Apr. 15 - Kids Rank Military Youth Mental Health and Well-Being Facebook Live 
Apr. 15 - San Antonio - Soldiers’ Angels Veteran Food Distribution
Apr. 16 - Orlando - Soldiers’ Angels Veteran Food Distribution
Apr. 17 - Veteran Women Entrepreneurship (V-WAVE) Virtual Conference
Apr. 17 - Red Cross Creating Calmness Workshop
Apr. 17 - Supply Drop Tour 2021 - Atlanta
Apr. 20 - Mental Health First Aid
Apr. 20 - PepsiCo Virtual Career Fair for Veterans
Apr. 20 - Small Business Administration Veteran Business Development Webinar


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Challenge America Veteran Arts Community, a new national arts initiative for Veterans

The Challenge America Veteran Arts Community, CAVARTS.org, offers a supportive and inclusive community where Veterans form new bonds forged on their shared interest in the arts. If you are a Veteran who likes music, drawing, writing or other forms of expression, join for free today.


Direct deposit puts Veterans in control of benefit payments

Veteran Job Board on RallyPoint 

University of Florida Health - Executive Director of Clinical Operations
CALIBRE Systems, Inc. - VA Benefits Advisor
- Fermilab - Deputy Chief Safety Officer
Sysco - Transportation Supervisor
Old School Flight School - Military Aviators
BAE - SPY Radar Maintenance Technician

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VA COVID-19: Updates | Chat | App | Weekly Report | Vaccine

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COVID-19: Do I Need the vaccine? 

  • I’m young and I don’t have any chronic health conditions. 
  • I’m not overweight, and I keep in good shape by exercising frequently. 
  • In addition to protecting my health, I’ve heard that getting the vaccine can help others too. 


VA addresses the impact of bias and racism on health care delivery

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Find your next job with the help from an American Corporate Partners mentor

National nonprofit American Corporate Partners (ACP) works with post-9/11 Veterans to help them find meaningful employment. The average starting salary for Veterans who utilized ACP was more than $86,000 with companies like IBM, Deloitte, John Deere and more. 


New survey shows Veterans are optimistic about homebuying, finances in 2021

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Borne the Battle: Helping Veterans transition into stable corporate careers

Retired Navy Veteran Daniel Kloeppel, and his wife Deborah, run nonprofits that have collectively helped over 120,000 Veterans and military spouses get hired with an average salary of $70,000.




You're not alone. Support is available.

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VA offers independent living assistance

The Independent Living program help Veterans and service members who are unable to work due to a service-connected disability, as well as those who need help living as independently as possible. The Independent Living track can also provide job assistance with a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor.


VA wants to hear from you, find your listening session

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1-800-MyVA411 (800-698-2411) is always the right number

Veterans Crisis Line1-800-273-8255 and press 1, Chat, or Text 838255
Homeless Veteran Resources: 1-877-424-3838 or Chat
White House VA Hotline1-855-948-2311

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