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

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How to Calculate Your % Disability

Ever wonder how VA calculates a Veteran’s percentage of disability? Watch this explanation with a step-by-step breakdown that’s easy to follow.


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Updated Access to Care Website Gives Veterans More Tools to Manage Their VA Health Care

Veterans have a more user-friendly, streamlined information tool to make it easier to plan their VA health care visits. The updated Access to Care website offers new search tools and information, including average appointment wait times at the nearest facility or other VA medical centers in the network. 


Upcoming Events

(All times ET unless noted)

July 28, 12-1 p.m. - DC Veterans Monthly Roundtable
Aug 2, 1-2 p.m. - Get Franchised Workshop
Aug 2, 2-3 p.m. - Uniting Together: What to Know About Cancer Prevention and Screening


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The Elizabeth Dole Foundation's Spotlight Series hosts "Uniting Together to Conquer Veteran Cancer - What Veterans & Caregivers Need to Know About Cancer Prevention & Screening." Hear from VA experts, Philips, and the American Cancer Society as they discuss cancer risks in the Veteran community, how to get screened inside and outside the VA system, and why early diagnosis can save lives.


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State-level VA Departments Deliver Crucial Benefits and Resources

The National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs is an organization with a history dating back to 1946. From reduced or exempted state taxes, to education benefits and direct bonuses for war time Veterans, these state-level programs offer significant benefits to Veterans.



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Watch the Cancer Cabinet Community Roundtable Conversation

Cancer experts and Veterans discuss improvements in the treatment of prostate cancer and other genitourinary cancers, among the most commonly diagnosed cancers for Veterans.



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Veterans Canteen Service $1,000 Giveaway

Create your FREE account for a chance to win $1,000 to spend on top summer brands like YETI, Garmin, Maui Jim and more!


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Rest and Recharge is an Important Part of Your Whole Health

Taking a vacation could save your life. In a study of more than 12,000 men who were at risk for heart disease, participants were asked about taking vacations. Men who did not take a vacation each year were more likely to die from any cause during the nine years they were studied.


Learn about managing mental health challenges related to a physical injury, treatment options, self-help tools, and resources to help you live well

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VA Digital Media is Looking for College Interns. Apply by July 28.

Interested in helping create articles, blogs and social media content for VA? VA’s Digital Media Engagement team is looking for college interns. Learn more about this opportunity and apply now.


Veteran Jobs

Mechanic – Creve Coeur, IL
SAP Business Systems Analyst Senior - Phoenix, Atlanta or Charlotte, NC
Industrial Engineer - Augusta, GA
Principal Enterprise Cloud Architect – Phoenix, Atlanta, Charlotte, NC and Houston
Business Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN
Senior Manager ERP - Eden Prairie, MN
Capture Manager – Columbia, MD (hybrid)
Project Manager Finance – Remote
Accounts Payable Coordinator – Boston, MA & Remote
Multiple opportunities for Veterans nationwide
John Deere - AgriVision Equipment Tech - Multiple Locations
American Systems - Naval Carrier Aviator/Naval Flight Officer - CA
Sysco - Sygma Delivery Driver - IL
Project Coordinator - Colorado Springs CO
Intelligence Analyst - Washington DC
Risk Analytics Consultant Auto Credit Risk - Dallas TX

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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!


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

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Anthem Off-Road 15% off Anthem Off-Road wheels for active duty and Veterans.

24 Hour Fitness $0 initiation and $5 off monthly dues.

Calloway 15% discount off purchases.


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Veterans Crisis Line988 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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