VA Cemeteries open this weekend, Free rides to vaccine clinics, Veteran Discounts

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Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough discusses new features on the Veterans Legacy Memorial site

New, more interactive features have been added to the Veterans Legacy Memorial (VLM), including the ability for users to upload images and documents, share a military service timeline and achievements, biographical information and more. VLM users can now "Follow a Veteran" to receive email alerts when new content is added to that Veteran's page.

Over this Memorial Day weekend and beyond, we invite you to use the Veterans Legacy Memorial to find your Veteran and share your memories.


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Borne the Battle: Veterans Legacy Memorial 

Air Force Veteran and Digital Services Officer for the National Cemetery Administration James LaPaglia talks about why he loves doing his job. Committed to making sure that no Veteran’s story goes unrecognized, VA's future plans include expanding the VLM database to include Veterans interred at state and tribal VA cemeteries, those managed by the military, private ones and many more.



Events this Week

May 27 - Atlanta Virtual Career Fair for Veterans
May 27 - Ohio Virtual Career Fair for Veterans
May 27 - Understanding the Benefits of Community College
May 27 - Webinar For Veterans With Prostate Cancer
May 28 - Atlanta - Soldiers’ Angels Veteran Food Distribution
May 28 - Military Spouse Fellowship Program Information Session
May 29-31 VA National Cemeteries open Memorial Weekend
May 30 - National Memorial Day Concert
Jun. 01 - The War Related Illness and Injury Study Center - Virtual Listening Sessions
Jun. 02 - Spanish Listening Session on the Future of VA Health Care
Jun. 02 - Heroes Connect: Careers with Arconic


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Emergency Broadband Benefit Program taking applications

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills. If your household is eligible, you can receive:

  • Up to a $50/month discount on your broadband service and associated equipment rentals
  • Up to a $75/month discount if your household is on qualifying Tribal lands
  • A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, tablet, or desktop computer (with a co-payment of more than $10 but less than $50)


Mental health matters, now more than ever

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Free or Discounted Rides to COVID-19 Vaccination Sites

In partnership with the White House, Lyft and Uber will provide funding for rides to and from tens of thousands of vaccination sites. Riders will be able to get their free or discounted code directly through the Lyft or Uber apps. Ride codes will cover up to a certain amount and are available now through 7/4/2021.  



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

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Google VetNet Career Week 2021

Google’s Veterans Network, VetNet, is hosting the Google VetNet Career Week, a virtual three-day event offering Veterans, military spouses, and service members the tools, support, and advice needed to advance careers. Register by June 1 to participate in the event, connect with Googlers, and network with others.


You Asked, We Answered: COVID-19 Vaccine: What do I need to know about variants?

Veteran Job Board on RallyPoint 

Create a free account and get discovered by Veteran employers here:



Click here to take a two question survey on VA health care

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Military Kids Have Talent 2021

Calling all performers, singers, dancers, tricksters, magicians, and more. Hidden Heroes wants to see YOUR talents! The grand prize winners for each of the six categories will receive a FREE three-night family vacation for four to Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. Hotel accommodations and airfare are provided.

Do you have what it takes to win? Deadline to enter is this Friday, May 28, 2021. 


LinkedIn 2021 Grad’s Guide to Getting Hired

Veteran and Military Discounts

Cinemark Discounts at select theatres, click the link and search your closest location to  confirm. Available for active military, reservists, retired members and dependents.

Lululemon 25% off in-store. Available for active military, Veterans, reservists and spouses.

ShopVCS Save up to 35% on top brand tees from Under Armour, Grunt Style, and more.


VA is here for you.

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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