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

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Honor the Fallen: New Interactive “Find a Cemetery” Map

In time for Memorial Day, VA launched a new interactive “Find a Cemetery” map. The feature enables Veterans to search for their final resting place or locate a Veteran interred at any of the 155 VA-managed or 119 VA-funded cemeteries.


Upcoming Events

(All times ET unless noted)

May 26, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. - Job Fair - West Los Angeles California Veterans Home
May 26, 11 a.m.-12 p.m - PsychArmor - Caregiver Mental Health
May 26, 1-2 p.m. - VetXL: Survivors Together - Memorial Day Q&A
May 26, 4-5 p.m. - Military Mental Health Webinar
May 27, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. - 28th National Military Survivor seminar and Good Grief Camp
May 30, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. - Fort Logan Memorial Day Ceremony
May 31, 4-5 p.m. - Veterans Career Live–Veterans Rapid Retraining Assistance Program


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Here are the Top Five Reasons to Choose VRRAP Today

If you’re a Veteran who lost your job due to the COVID-19 pandemic, VA may have a solution for you. The Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program (VRRAP) offers education and training for a variety of high-demand jobs so you can get back to work.


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The Veterans Crisis Line is Here for You

If you’re a Veteran going through a tough time and thinking about reaching out, what’s your first step? Text a friend you served with? Call your doctor? Read more for answers to some questions you may have. You’re not alone, and the Veterans Crisis Line is here to support you.


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VA Helping Veterans Get Internet Access and Technology for Telehealth Care

Did you know VA can help eligible Veterans identify discounted internet services or get a device to participate in video visits with their VA health care team? Through VA’s Digital Divide Consult, VA social workers help Veterans learn more about programs that may offer discounts on internet and/or internet-connected devices, such as Lifeline and the Affordable Connectivity Program.


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Modernizing VA, Family Caregiver Program Updates, Single Sign-On with MyHealtheVet

In this episode of The BLUF we explore how VA is modernizing, updates taking place for the Family Caregiver Program, and a new Single Sign-On function within MyHealtheVet.


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Guitars for Vets, Challenge America Veteran Arts Community Join Forces

Challenge America and Guitars For Vets are partnering to build camaraderie and learning opportunities through guitar instruction, live events and resources hosted in the Challenge America Veteran Arts Community.


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Receive Free COVID Test Kits 

VA offers free COVID-19 self-test kits and diagnostic lab tests for Veterans who are enrolled in VA health care. Everyone in the U.S. can also get free self-test kits. These at-home rapid tests are an important tool to help stop the spread of the virus.


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Borne the Battle: Mental Health Awareness Month

Are you a Veteran or member of the military community who is experiencing a hard time and would like to talk to another Veteran? After losing one son to suicide and another to war, retired Major General Mark Graham became the director of Vets4Warriors, a nonprofit organization that gives 24/7 confidential peer support to military personnel, Veterans, their families and caregivers. To learn more, tune in to this week’s episode of Borne the Battle.





Find support for Veterans and their families during Mental Health Month.

VA Seeks Input on Challenges
to Veteran Voter Registration

With primary season upon us, VA wants to learn more about the Veteran voter registration experience and how you participate in our nation’s democratic process. Please complete this survey to help us understand how we can best assist Veteran voters exercise the right that they fought to defend. Click here to learn more and take the survey to share your voice.


Veteran Jobs

Regions Security Services - Multiple Roles (FL)
Women Veterans Alliance - Advertising Sales (Remote)
Montana Department of Corrections - Correctional Officer (MT)
Production Buyer/ Planner - Painesville, OH
Flex Officer - Kings Mountain, NC
Project Manager II - Dallas, TX

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VA is Here for You During Times of Emotional Distress

Feeling distress is a normal response to negative events, especially events that feel personal. Veterans and those who care about them are encouraged to learn more about available mental health and healing resources.

Update Your Address and Contact Information Online

Are you moving, currently receiving benefits or prescriptions, or enrolled in VA health care and want to know how to change your address? You can update your personal contact information anytime, anywhere through Log in or create a free account today!

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discounts for veterans

Texas de Brazil 15% off, not valid on holidays.

NBA Store 15% off online orders.

Yeti special pricing for military and Veterans.


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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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