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Changes coming to Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance program

Effective August 1, 2018, the entitlement available under the Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance (DEA) program will be reduced from 45 months to 36 months, but in October, the monthly allowance for eligible recipients will increase.

Army Veteran fights Opoid addiction

Army combat Veteran fights the war on opioid addiction

Today, Norman Hooten is far-removed from his days of battling opposing forces across the globe and has taken on a new mission of tackling the opioid epidemic facing our nation’s Veterans. He is a clinical pharmacist who just finished his residency with the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center.  After rotations in several clinical areas at the medical center, Hooten discovered a passion for working with Veterans recovering from substance use disorder.

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Veteran of the Day


This week we honor Army Veteran Rebekah Lloyd.

Rebekah served in the Army as a 25S Satellite Communications Operator from 2006 to 2015.

She did two tours to South Korea and one deployment to Afghanistan with 10th Mountain Division.

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