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Transition Assistance Program improvements ease path from Servicemember to Veteran

Together, the Departments of Defense (DoD), Education, Labor and VA, oversaw the creation and implementation of a framework to instruct, gauge and enhance Servicemember career readiness through the redesigned TAP.

 

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Homelessness

New partnership addresses ‘huge obstacle’ for some Massachusetts homeless Veterans

An Army Veteran had just been diagnosed with cancer and now he was preparing to begin chemotherapy treatments that would keep him out of work for the next six to eight months. Along with everything else, he was also worried about making his child support payments. He contacted Homeless Veteran Community employment coordinator Charles Franklin at the VA Boston Healthcare System.

AIDS

VA’s HIV care: Reflecting on progress, remaining challenges for the largest single provider of care in the U.S.

As we recognize 35 years since the first report of AIDS in the United States, it is worthwhile to reflect on how much has been accomplished—and how much more needs to be done


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Willie Rogers

VETERAN OF THE WEEK

This week we honor Army Veteran Willie Rogers.

Willie was drafted into the Army in 1942 and was part of the 100th Air Engineer Squad. He served with the Red Tail Angels. During a mission in Italy, he was wounded by a shot in the stomach and leg by German soldiers.


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