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Win a Mobile Cookie Franchise

Warrior Rising, an organization that helps Veterans succeed in business, will be awarding a free Dirty Dough mobile franchise to a deserving business-minded Veteran.


Upcoming Events


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Indianapolis Veterans Job Fair – Aug 31
Veterans Career Live: Making the Most of Hiring Events – Aug 31
Heroes Connect: Military to Manufacturing – Sep 6
Southside Hampton Roads DoD SkillBridge EXPO – Sep 7
Hill AFB Area Veterans Job Fair – Sep 7



Buddy Check Day: Call to Action Meeting (Online) – Aug 31
9/11 Service Project: Volunteer for a Service Project in Your Area – Sep 1
Labor Day Celebration (Los Angeles, CA) – Sep 1
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month – Sep 13

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VeTALKX: Back-to-School Q&A – Aug 31
Soldiers' Angels Military & Veteran Food Distribution (Denver) – Sep 1
SPEd Talk: Suicide Prevention Education – Sep 6
PACT Act Resource Fair (Traverse City, MI) – Sep 7

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Next PACT Act deadline Sept. 30: Direct Health Care Enrollment

Veterans who deployed to a combat zone, never enrolled in VA health care and left the military between Sept. 11, 2001, and Oct. 1, 2013, are eligible to enroll directly in VA health care through the PACT Act. This special enrollment period ends at 11:59 p.m. local time on Sept. 30, 2023.


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Volunteer to Serve in Under-Resourced Communities

The Mission Continues helps Veterans and other service members continue their service after serving in uniform. Using skills developed in the military, Veteran volunteers deploy to work alongside other non-profit groups to make improvements in under-resourced communities.


Hear how this U.S. Navy Veteran sought treatment for her substance misuse and went on to help other Veterans with their recoveries.

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Aug. 31 Back to School Q&A with VA and Community Partners. What are your questions?

Join VA and community experts on Aug. 31 from 1-2 p.m. EST, and receive answers to your questions on back-to-school resources, the GI Bill, learning options and virtual tools. Submit your questions now!


Volunteer for the National Day of Service: Honor Veterans, First Responders on 9/11

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*Limited Time* Crocs Clearout Sale

Attention Veterans! Your Crocs discount has just been increased. Use code CROCS10 at to unlock extra savings. Choose from military designs and dozens of other colors and styles. Sign up for today to unlock this offer. Offer ends 9/5 at 11:59 p.m. PT. Excludes clearance, flash deals and sale priced items.


VA's National Cemetery Administration marks 50 years of serving America's Veterans, Service Members and Families.

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‘Reflecting Back’ – Military Memories Competition. Your Chance to Win $250!

Song Connection: Which song do you connect most to your time in Military service? What specific memories does this song bring back for you?

Last month’s $250 & $50 winners

View all entries

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Blind Veterans Can Now Read Decision Letters

For the first time ever, blind Veterans can now read their VA benefits decision letters inside the VA Health and Benefits mobile app. This new feature is part of VA’s move to improve its accessibility and enable Veterans to view their decision letters immediately online.



Veteran Jobs

Technology & Engineering

Systems Trainer (Ft Liberty, NC)
Sr IT System Product Developer (Ft Liberty, NC)
SharePoint Program Manager (Ft Liberty, NC)

Administrative & Business Jobs

Records Clerk (Eden, TX)
Administrative Clerk (Cushing, OK)
Sr Accountant (Boston, MA)

Security and Law Enforcement

VA Police Officer (Birmingham, AL)

Social Services & Medical

NY Early Intervention SME (Remote)
Strength and Conditioning Coach (Multiple locations)
US Army TAP Roles (Multiple locations)
VA - Senior Social Worker (Mather AFB, CA)
VA - Peer Specialist (Anchorage, AK)
Military and Family Life Counselor School (Hamilton, GA) 

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


Wedding Venue Giveaway for Veterans - Submissions due September 15

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Brooklyn Bedding 30% off discount and free shipping.

Advance Auto Parts 10% discount on in-store items for active duty, Veterans and families.

Pro Football Hall of Fame $5 off admission with valid ID. $3 off admission for spouses and dependents under 18.


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