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From corpsman to ICT, Veteran continues his career rise with VA

Navy corpsman Marzell Scott is the first intermediate care technician (ICT) at the Salisbury, North Carolina VA.

Now he’s the first ICT to participate in the VA National Education for Employees Program (VANEEP) Scholarship Pilot pathway created specifically for ICTs. With support from the scholarship program, Scott is making his next career transition – to the nursing profession.


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Events this Week

Jul. 08 - San Antonio Veterans Job Fair
Jul. 08 - Detroit Soldiers’ Angels Veteran Food Distribution
Jul. 08 - Manufacturing Careers for Veterans
Jul. 09 - Denver Soldiers’ Angels Veteran Food Distribution
Jul. 10 - Unveiling at the Military Women's Memorial in DC
Jul. 12 - Bunker Bingo
Jul. 13 - Veterans Experience Action Center for Kentucky Veterans
Jul. 13 - Charleston, SC Soldiers’ Angels Veteran Food Distribution
Jul. 13 - Overview of VA Benefits with U.S. Vets
Jul. 13 - Amazon Opportunities for Veterans
Jul. 14 - Veteran Jobs w/ National Fluid Power Association


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VAntage Point ( is getting a new look on July 12.

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5 inspiring stories honoring Veterans and their journeys, from AARP

Not only does AARP provide practical news and information to help Veterans and military families stay healthy, avoid scams and find employment, AARP also works to share unique stories of service.


Listen to Veterans discuss mental health treatment options at VA

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Celebrating independence with adaptive sports and therapeutic recreation

Adaptive sports and therapeutic recreation programs enable Veterans with a disability to participate in activities ranging from fishing and hunting to golf and car racing. As demand for adaptive sports continues to grow, America’s Warrior Partnership empowers Veterans to find their ideal recreational program through services such as the Four Star Alliance and The Network.


Give blood, get a $10 Amazon gift card, now through July 31

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Veterans Lead QuickFire Challenge Series offers up to $250k grants from Johnson & Johnson

Veterans are nearly twice as likely to be self-employed. Learn more about an opportunity to submit potential healthcare solutions for the chance to receive up to $250,000 in grant funding and mentorship from the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies. Apply by August 20, 2021.


IRS online tool helps families see if they qualify for the Child Tax Credit

Veteran Job Board on RallyPoint 

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



Sponsors needed for transitioning Veteran mentorship program

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Borne the Battle: Air Force Veteran Denise Jelinski-Hall

Denise Jelinski-Hall felt stuck in her small hometown of Little Falls, Minnesota, so she created a new future for herself by joining the Air Force. Years, later, Jelinski-Hall became the highest-ranking enlisted female in United States military history.



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Subway - Free Turkey Cali Fresh sub on July 13th from 10AM - noon local time at participating restaurants. Verify with restaurant.

O’Reilly Auto Parts 10% discount on in store items for Active Duty, Veterans and families

Timberland – 20% off select styles online. Available for active military, Veterans, reservists, spouses and dependents

Sunglass Hut 15% off discount.


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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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