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VA announces rollout and application process for new Veterans ID Card

The VIC provides a more portable and secure alternative for those who served the minimum obligated time in service, but did not meet the retirement or medical discharge threshold.

MarineMarine Corps Veteran tackles survivor’s guilt while transitioning to civilian life

“You have to push through. You just need to find something where you’re going to be happy again. You need to find that family-oriented company, whatever it may be.”

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To overcome cultural barriers, VA outreach event aims to reach more Native Americans

Employees with the Phoenix VA Health Care System teamed up with the Veterans Benefits Administration and Veterans service organizations to hold an outreach event for Native American Veterans on the White Mountain Apache Reservation.


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VETERAN OF THE WEEK

This week we honor Marine Corps Veteran Thomas Claw. Thomas served during World War II from 1943 to December 1945 as a Navajo Code Talker with the First Marine Division.

Using his native language, Thomas worked to covertly communicate U.S. military strategy across the Pacific Theatre against Japanese forces.


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It’s easy to nominate a Veteran. All it takes is an email to us with as much information as you can put together. Click on the picture to the left for an overview of how to put together a great #VeteranOfTheDay package.


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