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A cup of coffee and conversation: How a VA volunteer can brighten a Veteran’s day

In 2005 Rudy Garcia and his wife were looking for more than a hobby to spend their retirement. The U.S. Army Veteran wanted to give back to his community in South Texas, and serve his fellow Veterans.


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VA deploys mobile medical center

VA deploys mobile medical teams to North Carolina in wake of Hurricane Matthew

What looked like a large, patriotically decorated recreational vehicle left the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital campus in Tampa Oct. 12, not bound for a camping trip but rather for a humanitarian mission.


State of Women Veterans: About 10 percent of VA home loans are made to women Veterans

Over the past decade, Women Veterans have made up roughly 10 percent of Veterans and Servicemembers who use their VA home loan benefit. In FY15, nearly 66,000 Women Veterans obtained VA-guaranteed loans totaling nearly $16 billion.  Over the past five years, over 270,000 Women Veterans have taken advantage of their home loan benefit.

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Clayton Blunt - Veteran of the Day


This week we honor Marine Veteran Clayton Blunt

Clayton served in the Marine Corps Infantry from 2007 to 2011. He went on combat deployments to Garmsir and Marjah, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

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