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Get Your DD214 and Other Service Records

Are you looking for your service records or those of a family member? Here's how you can get them fast and easy.



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May 12 is Military Spouse Appreciation Day

Check out the resources and information for military spouses on the DoD's Military Spouse Appreciation spotlight page. Visit the upcoming events for military spouses below.


Upcoming Events


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Military Spouse Virtual Career Fair – May 11 
Greater Los Angeles Veterans Job Fair – May 11 
Virtual Federal Military Spouse Employment Event – May 15-16 
Virtual Hiring Fair: Transportation, Supply, and Logistics – May 17 
Cincinnati Veterans Job Fair – May 18 
Baltimore Veterans Job Fair – May 18 
Corporate Gray Virtual Military-Friendly Job Fair – May 18 


Brick by Brick Esports Stream – May 10 
The State of the Caregiver Community – May 11 
Welcome Home! Vietnam War Commemoration – May 11 


Protecting Military Spouses in the Workplace May 11 
California Veterans Experience Live (VetXL) – May 11 
Heroes Connect: Military to Manufacturing featuring Amazon – May 17 
7th Annual Military Spouse Employment Summit May 18 

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Get Hired! Virtual and In-Person Career Fair on June 7

VA will host the Hiring America's Best Virtual Career Fair on June 7. This event includes a nationwide virtual career fair and in-person events in Washington, DC; Atlanta; Houston and Phoenix. Register today. 


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Learn About Veteran Caregiver and Survivor Benefits - VetTALKX: Survivors Together 

On May 25 at 1 pm ET, VA and several community partners will be available to answer questions about survivor resources, benefits, caregiver support, memorial affairs and mental wellness. Ask your questions now!


VA Announces Availability of Funds for Suicide Prevention Grants - Submissions Due May 19

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How the End of the Public Health Emergency Impacts VA Care and Services

From a return to in-person visits for Veteran Family Caregivers to expanded use of VA video connect, check out this overview of how the end of the public health emergency will affect Veterans and their families at VA.


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Get Moving, Help Homeless Veterans with VA's VA2K May 17

VA’s 13th annual VA2K Walk & Roll is back with goals of moving the body in support of your whole health and well-being, while also helping homeless Veterans. The event is scheduled for May 17 at VA medical centers around the nation. The community is invited to participate in the free event, which often includes a short two-kilometer walk (1.24 miles). Activities and date may vary by location.


This Mental Health Month, learn how Veterans have found hope, community, and relief through mental health treatment.

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Crocs Sale on

In honor of National Nurses Week, Veterans and their VA caregivers can enjoy a bonus 10% off Crocs with code CROCS10. Choose from US Army, Navy, and Air Force designs, plus dozens of other colors and patterns! Sign up for today to unlock this limited time offer. Offer ends May 12 at 11:59 p.m. PT. Excludes clearance, sale and flash deal items.


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Welcome Home! Vietnam War Commemoration Honors Veterans on the National Mall, May 11-13

The United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration will host “Welcome Home! A Nation Honors our Vietnam Veterans and their Families," May 11-13 on the National Mall in Washington, DC. This national event honors Vietnam Veterans and their enduring legacy of service and inspires Americans to thank them and their families for their service and sacrifice.


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As a Gold Star spouse whose husband gave the ultimate sacrifice almost 10 years ago, Memorial Day holds special significance for me. 


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$1,000 in Prizes! Share and Be Entered to Win 1 of 10 Amazon Gift Cards

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Veteran Jobs

Technology & Engineering

Java Software Engineers (Raleigh, NC)
Backend Developer- Senior (Raleigh, NC)
Structural Engineer III (Rockledge, FL)
System Engineer III (Rockledge, FL)
Aircraft Mechanic (Patrick AFB, FL)
Aeronautical Mechanical Engineer II & III (Fort Walton Beach, FL)
Aeronautical Electrical/Electronics Systems Engineer II & III (Fort Walton Beach, FL)


Military Hiring and Resource Fair - Multiple employers (Seattle, WA)
Business Development Manager - Hybrid (Houston, TX)
SalesForce Tier II & Support Team Manager (Remote)

Agriculture & Technical Jobs

Trident Technologies and Consulting - Credentialing Specialist (Tampa, FL)

Social Services & Medical

Superintendent Soldiers' Home Massachusetts (Chelsea, MA)
Dispatcher (Missouri City, TX)
City of Tucson - Police Officer Recruit (Tucson, AZ)

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


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Six Flags 15% discount off the one day General Admission ticket after verification.

Seaworld Parks and Entertainment Various free and discounted tickets for active military and Veterans depending on location.

Wrangler 10% off online orders once verified. Available for active military, Veterans, spouses and immediate family members.


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Homeless Veteran Resources: 1-877-424-3838 or Chat

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