Veteran Friendly Employers – What Companies Have Made Commitments To Hire Veterans?

Many companies are willing to hire veterans, but there are some companies that have made major commitments to hire, train, and value veterans. Below is a list of eight veteran friendly employers that not only...

Dress For Success – After Wearing A Uniform For So Many Years You May...

When it comes to switching from military to business life, the transitions can be hard. No more “at attention” and “at ease,” no more waking up with a bunch of companions, no more cleaning...
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What Are The Best States For Retired Veterans?

The average military retiree is between 42-44 years old and retirement for them happens after 22-24 years of service (normally). So after a life of service to country and moving from place to place,...

Finding a VA Medical Center, and Getting Healthcare from the VA

VA benefits are a wonderful thing for those who have served our country, or are currently serving. However, just like any other mass benefit, the process of obtaining and making great use of your...
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Memorial Benefits – Burial/Funeral

No one really likes to think about utilizing memorial benefits in terms of a burial or funeral, which is why so many are uninformed when it comes time to exercise those benefits. There are...

What Benefits are Available to My Family Members After I Am Gone?

Though for some it's a morbid thought, many people do like to prepare in the event of their death to ensure that their families are well taken care of in their wake. Men and...

How do I Find the Current VA Disability Rates?

If you are a veteran with a service related disability, you are probably entitled to some form of benefit from the Veterans Affairs (VA). This agency is a cabinet level status agency that manages...

Starting Your Own Business With A VA Small Business Loan.

Veterans play a huge part in the economy of the United States. In particular, many small businesses are owned and operated by veterans. In 2007, around 2.5 million small businesses were owned in part...

Keeping your Network and Staying in Touch Once you are Out of the Military

Keeping your network and staying in touch once you are out of the military is an important aspect of your plans to leave military life. Many soldiers and their families experience a time of...

We need more peer mentors.

I was sitting in an American Legion meeting the other night and a member in the back started asking questions about veteran suicides. He was concerned, and rightly so, having read the news reports...

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