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Volunteer to 'Carry the Load' and Honor Veterans, Service Members During 'Memorial May'

Sign up now to 'Carry the Load' and be a part of the 20,000-mile cross-country trek honoring the men and women who have died while serving in the U.S. military. The march takes place between April 27 and May 29 and will travel through 38 national cemeteries along five separate routes covering 48 states. 


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Veterans and Survivors have Filed More Than 500,000 Toxic Exposure-Related Benefit Claims Under the PACT Act

More than 500,000 claims for toxic exposure-related benefits have been filed under the PACT Act since President Biden signed it into law Aug. 10, 2022. To date, VA has awarded more than $1 billion in earned benefits to Veterans and survivors who filed PACT Act-related claims. Contact VA today to file your claim.


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Upcoming Events


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G.I. Jobs Virtual Job Fair – Apr 27 
Denver Veterans Job Fair – Apr 27 
Heroes Connect: Military to Manufacturing – May 3 
Job Fair at Naval Station Norfolk – May 4 
Dallas Veterans Job Fair – May 4 


VeTALKX: Bystander Intervention Techniques Q&A – Apr 28 
30x30 Memorial Day Virtual Fitness Challenge – May 1 
Veteran Suicide Prevention: VA S.A.V.E. Webinar – May 2 
G.I. Jobs Get Hired Online Workshop – May 3 
Vetrepreneur Franchise Workshop – May 4 


Brick by Brick Esports Stream – Apr 26 
Campaign for Inclusion: Building Bridges to Belonging – May 2 
Virtual Pacific Veteran Outreach Symposium – May 4 

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Veterans Eligible for Travel, Hotel Discounts

Veterans get exclusive deals on hotels, flights, rental cars, cruises, packages and event tickets. AmericanForcesTravel.com is a Department of Defense online leisure travel website managed by Morale, Welfare and Recreation. 


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Veterans Eligible for Free Tickets to SeaWorld, Busch Gardens. Available for a Limited Time

SeaWorld and Busch Gardens is giving Veterans and their families and friends the opportunity to visit some of its parks for free. Veterans can register to receive up to four one-day tickets, one ticket for a Veteran and three of their guests to several SeaWorld and Busch Garden parks, including SeaWorld Orlando, San Antonio and San Diego. Offer is only available for a limited time. See website for more details.


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Veterans Invited to National Convening: The State of the Caregiver Community on May 11

Veterans, their families, caregivers and survivors are invited to virtually join the 8th Annual National Convening: The State of the Caregiver Community on May 11 from 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. EST. 


VA and The Rockefeller Foundation Join Forces To Increase Healthy Food Access, Improve Health Outcomes for Veterans

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Get up to 43% off your AARP membership

Veterans can join AARP for only $9 per year with a 5-year term. Members enjoy discounts on things like travel, restaurants and eyeglasses, and get resources and information on social security, jobs, caregiving and retirement planning. Plus, receive a free insulated trunk organizer and $10 Starbucks gift card! Sign up for ShopVCS.com to verify your Veteran status and claim your offer. *Gift card is provided by vendor, not AARP.


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Help Raise Awareness About Military-Connected Students in the Classroom

April is Month of the Military Child. This toolkit can help raise awareness about military-connected students in the classroom. Share this valuable toolkit with your child's teachers and help promote an understanding about the service and the many sacrifices military families have made to our country. The toolkit includes activities for elementary, middle and high school students.



VA Believes in MST Survivors

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This month and year-round, VA works to raise awareness of its many resources and care options to help military sexual trauma (MST) survivors heal. No matter how long it’s been since the MST occurred, VA is here to support you. Learn more about VA care for MST survivors.


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Over the last four years, use of immersive technology has grown expansively in VA. Immersive technology includes augmented reality and virtual reality, collectively known as extended reality (XR). Today, VA is defining a new reality in Veteran health care by leading the nation in clinical implementation of immersive technology. 


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What do you see as the military's greatest challenge in 2023 and why?

If you could meet anyone in history, who would it be and why?

Veteran Jobs

Technology & Engineering

Boeing - F-15 Positions (Qatar)
iFLY Virginia Beach - Wind Tunnel Instructor (Virginia)
Systems Engineer- Senior (Quantico, VA)
Python ETL Developer - TS/SCI with FSP - $120-190K (NOVA)


Program Coordinator – Onsite Reviewer (NC- Remote)
Trade Manager in Training (GA, NC, NY, OH, SC, WI)
Revenue Cycle Specialist (Remote)
Help Desk Support Tech II (Houston, TX)
Credentialing Specialist (Remote)

Agriculture & Technical Jobs

Maintenance Technician (Tonganoxie, KS)
Maintenance Technician (Sarasota, FL)
Event Technician (CA, FL, NJ, TN, TX)

Social Services & Medical

U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Border Patrol Agent (Texas)
Speech Pathology (Remote, CA)

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Foot Locker 10% discount for Active Duty, Veterans, National Guard, Reservists and dependents of Active Duty and Retirees.

Lululemon 15% off online and in-store. Available for active military, Veterans, reservists and spouses.

Baseball Hall of Fame $19 admission for Veterans. Free admission for active and retired career military.


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