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  • From Evaluation to Treatment, what Veterans Should Know About Toxic Exposure
    The Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry was established in 2014 in response to mounting concerns that service members and Veterans were experiencing adverse health effects that might be attributable to deployment-related exposures. The Registry consists of an online questionnaire to document deployment and medical history, exposure concerns and symptoms.
  • Veterans Get Free Premium Membership to LinkedIn
    Veterans often face a unique transition once they leave the military and begin looking for a new job – likely in a new location, and often in a new industry. To help make this a little easier, LinkedIn offers a free one-year Premium Career subscription to every eligible Veteran. The subscription includes access to 16,000+ LinkedIn Learning courses where users can stand out by adding Certificates of Completion to their LinkedIn profile; In Mails to reach out to hiring managers and recruiters to grow one’s network; and exclusive insights on open roles that might be a career match.
  • Welcome to the VA Podcast Network
    Learning new things while staying entertained has never been easier for America’s Veterans. The VA Podcasts Network offers a diverse selection of top-quality podcasts made with a Veteran community in mind. Each podcast specializes on a different topic and covers gripping content that no Veteran should want to miss out on. Just click on the podcasts to the right and listen to the wealth of knowledge that awaits to be heard.
  • Mesothelioma & Veterans
    Veterans make up one-third of all patients diagnosed with mesothelioma. Each military branch used asbestos until the 1980s, putting veterans at risk of the disease. Veterans today have many resources to help them get the treatment they need. They may also be able to access compensation to pay for out-of-pocket expenses.
  • VA Resources Help Veterans Transition to Civilian Life
    The transition back to civilian life after serving in the military can be full of challenges. For Veterans entering the workforce, reconnecting with their family, obtaining necessities, and adjusting to a different pace and structure of life can bring many feelings, including anxiety and loneliness. In a recent Facebook Live event, speakers from VA and the Army Wife Network highlighted some of VA Office of Connected Care’s tools and resources available to support Veterans and their families during this difficult transition.
  • 2023 VA Disability Increase - 2023 Cost of Living Adjustment - 2023 COLA Increase
    In this episode of theSITREP, Paul discusses the new, 2023 VA Disability Compensation rates and based on Social Security's Cost of Living Adjustment. Official compensation tables will be provided by VA in December 2022. Please refer here https://www.ssa.gov/cola/ for the Social Security Administration's official notice regarding COLA or the links below for additional assistance and information.
  • Your Chance to Win a Brand New Pickup Truck
    Veterans, active-duty military, and their spouses can take home a 2023 Toyota Tundra by entering the “Committed to America’s Heroes Sweepstakes.” Hiring Our Heroes, which connects the military community with American businesses to create economic opportunity and a strong and diversified workforce, is carrying out the contest in partnership with Toyota.
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