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VA Disability Payments to Increase in 2023

VA disability compensation rates are increasing in 2023 based on Social Security's cost of living adjustment. Official compensation tables will be provided by VA in December 2022.


Upcoming Events

(All times ET unless noted)

Oct. 20, 9-10 a.m. CT – Texas - Coffee and Community
Oct. 20, 10-11 a.m. – Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships National Summit
Oct. 20, 10 a.m.-3:45 pm CT – Houston - Moral Injury Symposium
Oct. 20, 1-3 p.m. – Virtual Hiring Fair for Law Enforcement, Security & First Responders
Oct. 20, 2-3 p.m. CT – Sharing the Journey Online Support Group
Oct. 20, 5-7 p.m. CT – Veteran Town HallMemphis, TN
Oct. 21, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. – Virtual Military-Friendly Job Fair
Oct. 24, 7-8 p.m. CT – Sharing the Journey Online Support Group
Oct. 25, 2-3 p.m. – Community Catalyst Award: Webinar 1
Oct. 25, 8-9:30 p.m. – Creating Calmness Workshop
Oct. 26, 12-4 p.m. – Virtual Job Fair
Oct. 26, 12-12:15 p.m. CT – Wellbeing You: 15 Minutes of Wellbeing Practice
Oct. 26, 2-3 p.m. CT – Online Caregiver Chat
Oct. 26, 1-4 p.m. PT – Career Summit and Hiring Event at Camp Pendleton
Oct. 27, 12-1 p.m. CT – Texas Veterans Forum Q&A 


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Veterans Day 2022 Free Meals, Discounts and Offers

Veterans Day is Friday, November 11. Check out all the 2022 Veterans Day discounts. 


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Commissary Shopping Privileges for Veterans

Many Veterans are eligible to shop at Defense commissaries worldwide, including Veterans with any service-connected disability, Purple Heart recipients, former prisoners of war and caregivers of eligible Veterans.


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Community Catalyst Award Q&A, Webinar Oct. 25

Learn more about VA's new Community Catalyst award at the first webinar and Q&A on Oct. 25 at 2 p.m. ET. The Community Catalyst Award honors organizations for excellence in building engagement solutions that improve experiences for Veterans and their families, caregivers and survivors. 



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Ask Your Questions Now for the Veterans and Family Town Hall 

Get answers from VA and community experts to your questions about Veterans, family, caregivers and survivors' benefits, resources, health care and other information.


Help Reshape VA’s Mission Statement

VA is seeking your input on how its mission statement may evolve to be more inclusive and representative of the changing needs of all Veterans. Click below to learn more and share your voice.


Learn more about depression, treatment, self-help tools, and resources to recover.

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Fraudsters and Cyber Scammers are Targeting Veterans: Protect Yourself from Becoming a Victim 

Now more than ever, if you are a service member, Veteran or military spouse, it is imperative to be educated on the ways scam artists and fraudsters can target you.


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Helping Communities and Veteran-serving Organizations Grow 

The VA Community Playbook is a resource to help community leaders and Veteran-serving organizations work with VA and intensify their impact and outcomes for Veterans, families,  caregivers and survivors. 



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Help Improve the Needs of Student Veterans: Take the SVA Census

Student Veterans of America (SVA) is conducting a student Veterans and military-connected students demographic web survey. Participation helps inform academic institutions, stakeholders, policy makers and the public about student Veterans.


Veteran Jobs

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


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Win $100 Gift Card by Answering the Following Question:

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L.L. Bean 10% off military discount.

North Face 10% off online and in-store. Available for active duty, Reservists, Veterans, retirees and spouses and dependents of active duty military.

Veteran Roasters Coffee Use code VETERANS20 for 20% off.


VA Welcome Kit

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VA is here for you.

1-800-MyVA411 (800-698-2411) is always the right number

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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