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Enlisted to police officer

Enlisted to police officerWhen Ruth Recio returned from her fifth Army Reserve deployment, she was a "broken soldier."
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Education

Best for Vets: Colleges 2015

Best for Vets: Colleges 2015The students who walk into the veterans office at the University of Nebraska Omaha find several university staffers w...
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  • 1 month ago
Education

Best for Vets: Career & Technical Colleges 2015

Best for Vets: Career & Technical Colleges 2015Military jobs and training can provide service members with in-depth technical expertise — but how to convert that kn...
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  • 1 month ago
News

VA settles whistleblowers' complaints

VA settles whistleblowers' complaintsThe Veterans Affairs Department said Tuesday it is offering relief to more than two dozen employees who faced retaliation after filing whistleblower complaints about wrongdoing at VA hospitals and clinics nationwide.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
News

SitRep: Vets groups unveil legislative priorities

SitRep: Vets groups unveil legislative prioritiesSitRep: Four leading veterans groups say they want Congress’ top priorities to include fixing VA's wait time problems, eliminating its benefit claims backlog, addressing growing VA infrastructure problems.
  • News
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Veterans

Vietnam vet seeks to inspire other vets to seek help if needed

Vietnam vet seeks to inspire other vets to seek help if neededCharles Bellizana doesn't like to dig up memories about his time in Vietnam but hopes his story will inspire other veterans to seek support when it's needed.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Get Hired

Nebraska senators announce veterans job bills

Nebraska senators announce veterans job billsNebraska lawmakers are pushing for expanded veterans benefits including hiring preference and more.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Pay

Panel would shrink troops' retirement pay, offer 401(k)s

Panel would shrink troops' retirement pay, offer 401(k)sAfter a two-year study, the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission publicly unveiled 15 major recommendations that would give individual troops far more control over shaping and managing their own retirement package.
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  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Veterans

VA to set aside massive LA campus for veterans housing

VA to set aside massive LA campus for veterans housingThe move ends an ongoing lawsuit and helps the department move towards its goal of solving veterans homelessness.
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  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Veterans

House panel seeks answers on VA health spending

House panel seeks answers on VA health spendingHouse members want to know how VA spends its health budget; VA pledges to generate report
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  • 2 days, 14 hours ago
Health Care

Senator eyes health coverage for disabled vets' kids

Senator eyes health coverage for disabled vets' kidsU.S. Sen. Charles Schumer plans to discuss a proposal for legislation that would extend health care coverage for the children of disabled military veterans.
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  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Benefits

Panel will propose new military retirement system

Panel will propose new military retirement systemA military compensation commission impaneled by Congress is proposing a new retirement system with 401(k)-style accounts
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  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Best for Vets

Clinton Foundation focuses on veterans health

Clinton Foundation focuses on veterans healthClinton health initiative turns eyes to military and veterans health and wellness
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  • 3 days, 16 hours ago
Veterans

Problem VA employees could face penalties

Problem VA employees could face penaltiesContinuing last year's accountability theme, lawmakers want to be able to cap and recoup VA performance bonuses.
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  • 3 days, 16 hours ago
Education

Clemson part of $25M innovation center

Clemson part of $25M innovation centerClemson University and Greenville Technical College are collaborating on the Center for Manufacturing Innovation to train students for high-tech jobs in the automotive, transportation and other industries.
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  • 3 days, 17 hours ago
Education

Reduced tuition for vets' dependents proposed in Maine

Reduced tuition for vets' dependents proposed in MaineThe University of Maine System is considering a proposal to reduce tuition for military veterans' dependents living outside the state.
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  • 4 days, 14 hours ago
Education

Md. adds cybersecurity law program

Md. adds cybersecurity law programThe University of Maryland law school expanded its master of science in law program to include cybersecurity.
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  • 4 days, 15 hours ago
Education

App aims to keep college students in class

App aims to keep college students in classCore Principle's Class120 app allows parents, professors and campus administrators to monitor whether students attend class.
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  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
Capitol Hill

Defense hearings: Pre-budget release rush

Defense hearings: Pre-budget release rushSenate Armed Services talks sequestration, House members tackle terrorism and VA reform.
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  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
On Base

Commissary hours would be cut under draft budget proposal

Commissary hours would be cut under draft budget proposalProposals under discussion within the Defense Department would slash operating days and hours for the majority of military commissaries.
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  • 1 week ago
Entrepreneurs

Grab your dream: Deadline is Sunday to win a 7-Eleven

Grab your dream: Deadline is Sunday to win a 7-ElevenThe deadline is Sunday to enter 7-Eleven's "Operation Take Command" contest in which one veteran will win a franchise.
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  • 1 week ago
Health Care

VA health summit draws lawmakers' attention

VA health summit draws lawmakers' attentionThe event, held by the conservative Concerned Veterans for America, is designed to be a policy and reform jump start.
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  • 1 week ago
Pentagon

Hagel worries about morale in today's force

Hagel worries about morale in today's forceChuck Hagel said he believes many factors are contributing to waning morale among today's troops.
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  • 1 week ago
Best for Vets

Best for Vets: Franchises 2014-2015

Best for Vets: Franchises 2014-2015Best businesses for vets
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Best for Vets: Law Enforcement 2015

Best for Vets: Law Enforcement 2015Top agencies to work for
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Best for Vets

Best for Vets: Employers 2014

Best for Vets: Employers 2014Workplaces that value vets' skills
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Civilian Jobs

Tactical Veteran: Passing up a job could cost you

Tactical Veteran: Passing up a job could cost youWhen offered a less-than-perfect job, think through the potential consequences before rejecting it.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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