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

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Mental Health Awareness Month: Learn What Your Fellow Veterans Know

This Mental Health Month and throughout the year, Veterans and those who care about them are encouraged to visit to learn more about mental health and healing from Veterans who know because they’ve been there.


Upcoming Events

(All times ET unless noted)

May 12, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. - MH Awareness Month: Treatment, Approaches and Experiences
May 12, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. - Virtual Job Fair and Networking Event

In the Spotlight

Sept. 15 - Posse Veterans Program 2023 Cohort Scholarship Applications


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Veterans Eligible for Travel, Hotel Discounts is a Department of Defense online leisure travel website managed by Morale, Welfare, and Recreation and supported by Priceline. Veterans can access exclusive deals on hotels, flights, rental cars, cruises, packages and event tickets.


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Commissary Access, Cancer Treatment Progress, and Coping with Past Trauma

In this episode of The BLUF, we look at commissary access, cancer treatment progress and coping with past trauma. Watch to learn more about these topics and follow the links in the episode description.


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Don’t Do College Alone, Go as Part of a “Posse” of 10 Veterans

The Posse Veterans Program sends Veterans to college as teams or “posses” to both give and receive support throughout college and beyond. Click below to learn more and nominate a Veteran today.


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VA Seeks Input on Challenges
to Veteran Voter Registration

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


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Borne the Battle: Navy Veteran Ken Harbaugh, Nonprofit Entrepreneur, Podcast Host

Navy Veteran Ken Harbaugh—author, entrepreneur and podcast host—shares his thoughts on bridging the gap between Veterans and civilians, how the quality of care for Veterans has improved in recent years and the importance of encouraging Veterans to run for public office.




Veteran Jobs

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