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First of its kind: Housing for homeless vets at the Cabin in the Woods in Maine

One of the most concerning issues for military veterans is homelessness. Whether vets are struggling with mental health issues or simply don't have the funds for a home, one state is offering a solution. The Togus Veterans Administration...

source: By Miranda Y. Brumbaugh
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Big changes are in the works for the nation's 20 million military veterans. In recent days, the Department of Veterans Affairs has published new rules that enhance a vet's capability to qualify for long-term care benefits. However, elder...

source: WTVG-TV

With the veteran unemployment rate at a record low, many who have served in the military are now in the driver’s seat when it comes to civilian job hunting. This is in part because employers understand that veterans bring a wealth of translatable skills and experience...

source: StatePoint via The Brownsville Herald

Veterans receiving disability pay and military retirees will see a 2.8 percent cost-of-living boost starting in December, their largest increase in six years. Recently, Social Security Administration officials announced that the cost-of-living...

source: Military Times

It's well known at this point that just under 30 percent of Americans ages 17 to 24 — the prime age to join the Army — aren't eligible to join. But beyond that, almost a third of those who sit down with a recruiter to...

source: Army Times

On Oct. 7, 2001, less than a month after the Sept. 11 terror attacks, U.S. warplanes bombed targets in Afghanistan in what would be the opening offensive of Operation Enduring Freedom, the effort to drive the Taliban and al-Qaida from the country and install a democratic...


Results from a large-scale patient population study, recently published in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society, reveal palliative care is associated with a reduced risk of suicide in veterans diagnosed with advanced stage lung...

source: Oregon Health & Science University via Medical Xpress


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