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

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Free Resources Help Veterans, Military Spouses Find Jobs

AARP’s new job center includes a suite of resources to help Veterans and military spouses find jobs, explore new career fields, get advice, take a job training course and more.


Upcoming Events

Feb. 3, 1-3 p.m. - Blue Star Families' Social Impact Research 2021: The Diverse Experiences of Military & Veteran Families of Color
Feb 3, 6-7 p.m. - Stress Solutions
Feb 3, 7-8 p.m. - Effective Communication
Feb 8, 1-2 p.m. - VA S.A.V.E.Suicide Prevention Training
Feb 8, 2-3 p.m. - VA S.A.V.E. Suicide Prevention Training
Feb 8, 7-8 p.m. - Effective Communication
Feb 9, 5-6 p.m. - Stress Solutions


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VA Pensions for Surviving Spouses

Did you know VA provides tax-free, supplemental income for qualified, surviving spouses? Learn how to apply for this benefit by watching the YouTube video and visiting the web links in the video description.


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VA Launches User-friendly Online Financial Status Report Form for VBA Debts

VA launched a user-friendly online financial status report form for Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) debts. Quick on the heels of launching the online debt management tool in 2021, this new feature makes it easier for Veterans to manage their debt online.


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Want to Join VA’s Digital Media Engagement Virtual Volunteer Program?

VA’s Office of Public Affairs’ Digital Media Engagement (DME) team is expanding its Virtual Volunteer program to invite new volunteers to help create content that honors Veterans and helps them learn more about their benefits.


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Best of 2021: Our Top Career Advice for Veteran and Civilian Job Seekers

As 2021 takes a bow and leaves the stage to make room for the new year, there’s no better time for Veterans and job hunters to review some of the best career advice we’ve offered to applicants over the last 12 months


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VCS Valentine's Day Giveaway 

Win a Valentine's Day package worth $500 when you create a free account with the Veterans Canteen Service at


Learn about self-care practices that can improve both physical and mental health

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Borne the Battle: Army Veteran Greg Williams

This week's episode features Army Veteran Greg Williams, a world-renowned human behavior and pattern recognition specialist. He discusses his beginnings as a troubled teenager to being referred to by General Jim Mattis as a "national treasure."




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Chats with the Chief: Making the World More Accessible for Disabled Veterans

From wheelchairs that don’t need batteries to robotic arms that help Veterans with everyday tasks, Dr. Rory Cooper and his team find ways to make the world more accessible for disabled Vets. It’s all in this week’s Chats with the Chief. 



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Daily Scoop Podcast: VBA Chief Financial Officer Charles Tapp

Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) Chief Financial Officer Charles Tapp II discusses how VBA oversees the delivery of $150 billion worth of benefits to Veterans every year and modernization efforts currently underway.


Veteran Jobs

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Win $100 Gift Card by Answering the Following Question:

What's the funniest thing you have seen on a video call?

Post a free job to RallyPoint's community consisting of nearly 2 million Veterans, spouses, caregivers and survivors.


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Sherwin-Williams 15% off discount on Paints, Stains and Painting Supplies

GelPro 25% off discount for online purchases

Veteran Roasters Coffee Use code VETERANS20 for 20% off.


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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
Vet Centers: 1-877-927-8387
Homeless Veteran Resources: 1-877-424-3838 or Chat
White House VA Hotline: 1-855-948-2311

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