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Team March 101: The Veterans Administration Office of Research Oversight (VAORO)

Posted November 6, 2015 by

(This will be an ongoing series to introduce  you to individual units or offices that make up Team March. The series will run before each Unit Training Assembly or twice a month.) The Veterans Administration Office of Research Oversight (VAORO) has been at March Air Reserve Base nearly 10 years, according to John Farley, health…

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Free resources available for all Veterans in need or at risk

Posted September 25, 2015 by

Below you will find a list of free resources and programs for veterans. All links are current as of September 1, 2015. You can visit www.TADPGS.com to enter your resume and review the available jobs. If there any that you feel you are qualified for, apply immediately on the website. You can join the Linkedin…

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VA launches new no-cost training programs

Posted August 21, 2015 by

Programs Designed to Help Transitioning Servicemembers and Veterans Develop New Skills and Credentials (www.va.gov) WASHINGTON –  The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) August 5 launched two new no-cost training programs, Accelerated Learning Programs (ALPs) and VA Learning Hubs, to help transitioning Servicemembers and Veterans from all eras learn skills, earn credentials, and advance in civilian…

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Through the glass: Veteran remembers his past

Posted July 31, 2015 by By Airman 1st Class Amber Carter

(This feature is part of the “Through Airmen’s Eyes” series. These stories focus on individual Airmen, highlighting their Air Force story.) Museums display artifacts that provide evidence of times from the past. Walking into a military museum is like sitting down with a senior veteran and hearing their war stories from the “good old days.”…

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New grants for veteran housing and support in California

Posted July 24, 2015 by

(usvetsinc.org) U.S.VETS and other members of the California Association of Veterans Service Agencies (CAVSA) have been awarded first round Proposition 41 funding for six projects totaling more than $22 million in Sacramento and Los Angeles that will provide 392 units of housing and extensive supportive services for homeless low-income veterans. “This first round of awards…

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Veteran’s Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014

Posted June 26, 2015 by Complied by Linda Welz

There is a recent change in the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014 (“Choice Act”) that relates to the GI Bill Resident Rate Requirements. These new requirements will ensure that our Citizen Airmen and their eligible family members will not have to bear the cost of out-of-state charges while using their education benefits….

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Drought exposes Civil War veteran’s grave in Monterey County lake

Posted June 12, 2015 by

BRADLEY, Calif. — Joseph Botts Jr. stepped out of his pickup truck into a scrubby, sunbaked field of salt grass and mustard weed and bent over a granite slab bearing a worn inscription: “Corp’l John McBride.” The retired park ranger has known about the Civil War veteran’s gravesite for most of his life. But for…

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VA, Congress work to change VA Choice eligibility

Posted May 15, 2015 by by Patricia Kime, staff writer

Congress and the Veterans Affairs Department are working to change eligibility rules and open the VA Choice program to veterans who can’t get needed medical care at their closest VA facility. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, said lawmakers and VA officials are working to change the regulation that bars…

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Former CMSAF Binnicker passes away at 76

Posted March 27, 2015 by By Stephen Losey

Former Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Binnicker, who was the service’s top enlisted man from 1986 to 1990, passed away in Calhoun, Georgia, on Saturday, the Air Force said. He was 76. Binnicker, a Vietnam veteran, served for 33 years before retiring in 1990. He had a considerable effect on the lives…

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Understanding and caring for women veterans

Posted March 20, 2015 by by Megan Crusher

The 163rd Reconnaissance Wing hosted the Caring for Women Veterans event, presented by the Inland Empire Veterans Mental Health Collaborative and held at the regional training site at March Air Reserve Base, Mar. 12. The program takes place quarterly at different locations throughout the community with a different topic pertaining to veterans at each event….

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