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#VetResources is a weekly newsletter for Veterans, their Families, Caregivers, and Survivors.

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Wishing you a safe and happy 4th of July weekend

Celebrating Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbeques, and large crowds. While these activities are fun, Veterans, especially combat Veterans living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), may need support to manage potential triggers.

Visit the National Center for PTSD’s website for information that can help Veterans, their families and/or caregivers this Fourth of July holiday, as well as every day throughout the year.

Convenient resources like VA apps offer support and guidance for both IOS and Android Devices.

If you have NOT received your COVID-19 vaccine, please take this quick survey.

Events this Week

Jul. 01 - Kansas City Veterans Job Fair
Jul. 04 - Macy's 4th of July Fireworks NYC (televised)
Jul. 04 - A Capitol Fourth PBS Concert
Jul. 06 - National Virtual Career Fair


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What do I need to know about the Delta variant of COVID-19?

I’ve heard about a new “Delta variant” of the virus that causes COVID-19. Is it dangerous?

How can I protect myself against the Delta variant?

Will other variants like the Delta variant continue to spread in the future?


VA extending moratorium on foreclosures and evictions

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Instant Loan Approval for insurance loans is here

VA provides life insurance for service members, Veterans and their families and instant loan approval on those policies is now available. Veterans with permanent insurance plans have the option to borrow up to the reserve (cash) value of their policy less any indebtedness. 


What's your favorite 4th of July tradition? Share on RallyPoint for a chance to win a $500 Weber gift card!

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Johnnie Jones, civil rights icon, gets Purple Heart 77 years after World War II wounds

101 year old Veteran Johnnie Jones can still see the German sniper who tried to kill him as he came ashore Omaha Beach on D-Day.

“I remember it all,” he said. “Sometimes reminiscing is a terrible thing. I lay down at night and as soon as I close my eyes, I relive the whole D-Day invasion.” Jones received his Purple Heart this past Saturday. 


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

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Give blood, get a gift card

Donors of all blood types – especially type O and those giving platelets – are urged to make an appointment to give now. Those who give July 7-31 receive a $10 Amazon gift card and could win gas for a year.


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

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Borne the Battle: USAF Veteran Marti Moore, VP Spectrum Charter Communications

Marti Moore knows first-hand the value that Veterans bring to a company. She currently leads a company program that provides mentorship and professional growth opportunities to over 1,000 Veteran employees.



Take the pledge to raise PTSD Awareness

Veteran Job Board on RallyPoint 

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National 9/11 Veterans Art Competition now accepting submissions

Calling all Veteran artists and poets! The National 9/11 Veterans Art Competition is now accepting submissions.

 Enter your submission of 2D art and/or poetry reflecting the theme “Standing United” by July 9th. 


Read about a military family's story of support

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Walgreens 20% off eligible regular price items with myWalgreens™ (in store only) July 1-4, 2021. 

iRobot 15% off select robots and free shipping on all robot orders


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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