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VA increases mental health care workforce

Posted April 27, 2012 by Staff

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will add approximately 1,600 clinicians – to include nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers – as well as nearly 300 support staff, to its existing mental health workforce of 20,590, Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki announced April 19. The staff increase is part of an ongoing review of…

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Knowing common hiring authorities critical in filling civilian positions

Posted May 25, 2012 by by Erin Tindell

As the Air Force continues to reform its hiring processes, hiring managers can make better, timelier decisions when they understand which hiring authorities they should use when recruiting new employees. Hiring appointment authorities provide managers with the legal means to hire employees via a new appointment, transfer or reinstatement. Ensuring managers understand the most frequently…

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Labor Department paves job path for service members, vets

Posted June 22, 2012 by by Terri Moon Cronk

Department of Labor officials are reaching out to let transitioning service members and veterans know about the department’s many training programs to give them a successful path to employment. From workshops to job fairs and one-on-one training, DOL is committed to connecting veterans with jobs, Junior Ortiz, DOL’s deputy assistant secretary for Veterans’ Employment, told…

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In honor of Veterans Day, airmen run with students

Posted November 30, 2012 by

Air Force photograph by Joe Juarez Second Lt. Francisco Lugo and 1st Lt. Berkley Davis run with students from Jefferson Elementary SchoolĂ­s Running Club, Nov. 9. The students in the club run, skip, hop or walk for 20 minutes every day and earn points which can be used for prizes and other incentives. Air Force…

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SMC commander speakers to veterans’ group

Posted February 15, 2013 by

Air Force photograph by Hien Vu Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, Space and Missile Systems Center commander, speaks at the American Legion Post 43 in Hollywood, Calif., Feb. 4. She spoke about the evolution of space capabilities in support of U.S. Armed Forces in wars and conflicts since World War I to an audience of nearly…

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VA decision on burial rights departs from past

Posted February 22, 2013 by Kevin Freking

The government has cleared the first burial of a same-sex spouse of a veteran in a national cemetery, but it’s far from certain how easy it will be for other gay military couples to win the same benefit. Who gets buried where is one of the practical decisions that the federal government is grappling with…

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NMCB 3 helps honor homeless vet during VC stand down

Posted August 9, 2013 by Christopher Porta and Laine Pulfer

More than 20 years ago, Ventura County resident Claire L. Hope visited a veteran’s aid event in Long Beach, Calif., where she was inspired by the degree of free help local legal and health care professionals were happy to give our nation’s homeless heroes. The next year, in 1993, Hope both founded and organized the…

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SBP officials offer same-sex coverage guidance

Posted November 22, 2013 by Tammy Cournoyer

Survivor Benefit Plan program enrollment is now available for eligible retirees in same-sex marriages. The program provides a monthly income to survivors of retired Airmen upon the retiree’s death when retired pay stops. Survivors of Airmen recalled to active duty from retirement who die while on active duty, may also be protected by the SBP….

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