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

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Benefits, Resources Available to Veterans of OIF, Southwest Asia Theater of Operations

Those who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom, or the Southwest Asia Theater of Operations and other locations, may now be entitled to compensation for medical conditions presumed to be related to exposure to fine particulate matter.


Upcoming Events

(all times ET unless noted)

Mar. 24, 12-4 p.m. - Kansas City Veterans Career Fair
Mar. 24, 2-3 p.m. - Veteran Business Access to Federal Surplus
Mar. 24, 4-5 p.m. - Veterans Career Live: Employer Session - Windstream
Mar. 24, 7-8 p.m. - Sharing the Journey – Online Support Group
Mar. 25, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. - Corporate Gray Virtual Military – Friendly Job Fair
Mar. 26, 12-1 p.m. - Stress Solutions
Mar. 28, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. - Sharing the Journey – Online Support Group
Mar. 29, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. - TSA Intelligence & Analysis Recruiting Event
Mar. 29, 12-12:30 p.m. - VA Careers "Talk About It Tuesday" Special Guest
Mar. 29, 4-5 p.m. - Veterans Career Live: Government Contracting Basics
Mar. 29, 7-8:30 p.m. - Stress Solutions
Mar. 30, 12-4 p.m. - Virtual Career Expo
Mar. 30, 3-4 p.m. - Heroes Connect: Military to Manufacturing
Mar. 30, 7-8:30 p.m. - Stress Solutions


VA Seeks Input on Challenges
to Veteran Voter Registration

As part of VA’s “whole health” approach to care, we believe it is part of our duty to ensure Veterans and their families are able to exercise the right to vote, a right you fought and served to protect. Click below to learn more and share your voice on how VA can best assist Veterans like you in registering to vote.


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Get Involved in National Vietnam War Veterans Day Events - March 29

As Vietnam War Veterans Day approaches, Vietnam Veteran and Medal of Honor recipient Barney Barnum says the day is an opportunity for Vietnam Veterans to show pride in their service and a chance for the public to thank Vietnam Veterans.


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Eligible Veterans Can Shop at Defense Commissaries

In 2020, commissary shopping benefits expanded to include more Veterans. Veterans and designated caregivers are encouraged to check their commissary privilege qualifications.


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VA Foreign Medical Program, Race-free Kidney Test Kits, and VA's Data Privacy

In this episode of The BLUF we look at the VA Foreign Medical Program, Race-free Kidney Test Kits, and VA's Data Privacy. 


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Mobility with Movement

Are you looking forward to getting outside, into the garden, onto your bike, or out for a walk? Maybe your mind is ready but your body says, “Hold on a minute.” Learn how mobility exercises can help maintain healthy joints and increase or maintain range-of-motion and flexibility.


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ShopVCS Vortex Optics

Veterans save a BONUS 20% on Vortex Optics at with code VORTEX20


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Borne the Battle: Navy Veteran Linda Maloney, Author and Entrepreneur

Navy Veteran Linda Maloney was one of the first females to fly in a combat zone. In this week’s Borne the Battle episode, listen as Maloney shares her journey in the Navy and discusses honoring servicewomen and Veteran women through the “Proudly She Served” project.




Veteran Jobs

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Tire Buyer 10% discount to active duty, Veterans and family members.

Hanes 10% off military discount.

Veteran Roasters Coffee Use code VETERANS20 for 20% off.


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