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Marine who rushed into burning building: We came to help our neighborshttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/Pages/Marine-who-rushed-into-burning-building-We-came-to-help-our-neighbors.aspx9/20/2018 7:00:00 AMtext/html; charset=utf-8 News ArticleMarine who rushed into burning building: We came to help our neighborsTASK & PURPOSE/MILITARY.COM --- Capt. Trey Gregory was one of the first 10 Marines to race toward a burning senior-living facility in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday — and the teamwork he saw there is enough to get him choked up.
Tiny homes to be built for the homelesshttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/Pages/Tiny-homes-to-be-built-for-the-homeless.aspx9/20/2018 7:00:00 AMtext/html; charset=utf-8 News ArticleTiny homes to be built for the homeless23 ABC BAKERSFIELD --- Covey Avenue in Oildale is where organizers hope to break ground and build tiny homes for homeless veterans. Tim Terrio, President of Terrio Therapy and Health Through Wellness INC. said that social media is the driving force.
Students using GI Bill receive incorrect housing payments due to VA technical errorshttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/Pages/Students-using-GI-Bill-receive-incorrect-housing-payments-due-to-VA-technical-errors.aspx9/19/2018 7:00:00 AMtext/html; charset=utf-8 News ArticleStudents using GI Bill receive incorrect housing payments due to VA technical errorsSTARS AND STRIPES --- About 340,000 students attending school using the GI Bill received slightly smaller housing payments in August than they’re eligible for under federal law, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs.
VA cites improvements at five hospitals removed from 'high-risk' listhttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/Pages/VA-cites-improvements-at-five-hospitals-removed-from-'high-risk'-list.aspx9/19/2018 7:00:00 AMtext/html; charset=utf-8 News ArticleVA cites improvements at five hospitals removed from 'high-risk' listMILITARY.COM --- Five low-performing Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals have improved enough in the past six months to no longer qualify as high risk, the VA announced Tuesday.
As floodwaters recede, VA works to reopen locations hit by Hurricane Florencehttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/Pages/As-floodwaters-recede,-VA-works-to-reopen-locations-hit-by-Hurricane-Florence.aspx9/19/2018 7:00:00 AMtext/html; charset=utf-8 News ArticleAs floodwaters recede, VA works to reopen locations hit by Hurricane FlorenceMILITARY TIMES --- Veterans Affairs officials said department health care facilities in North Carolina escaped relatively unscathed from the damaging winds and rains of Hurricane Florence last weekend, and could be fully reopened in coming days.
The problem with the VA isn’t just the agency — It’s ushttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/Pages/The-problem-with-the-VA-isn’t-just-the-agency-—-It’s-us.aspx9/17/2018 7:00:00 AMtext/html; charset=utf-8 News ArticleThe problem with the VA isn’t just the agency — It’s usTASK & PURPOSE --- “The VA is a broken system that does not care about veterans and does nothing to help them.” This is a common quote I’ve heard countless people say throughout my life.
Female veterans push for eligibility for spouses to join American Legion Auxiliaryhttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/Pages/Female-veterans-push-for-eligibility-for-spouses-to-join-American-Legion-Auxiliary.aspx9/17/2018 7:00:00 AMtext/html; charset=utf-8 News ArticleFemale veterans push for eligibility for spouses to join American Legion AuxiliaryMILITARY TIMES --- The veterans of American Legion Post 204 ― the “Service Girls” ― as they’re known in their Pacific Northwest home, are speaking out about the American Legion’s membership policies...
Two propositions aim to ease affordable housing problem and are worth supportinghttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/Pages/Two-propositions-aim-to-ease-affordable-housing-problem-and-are-worth-supporting.aspx9/17/2018 7:00:00 AMtext/html; charset=utf-8 News ArticleTwo propositions aim to ease affordable housing problem and are worth supportingFRESNO BEE --- For all of the disagreements over how best to solve the affordable housing crisis, most Californians can agree that the problem ultimately stems from a shortage of housing.
The University of Southern California has an MBA program for veterans that could serve as a model for universities across Americahttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/Pages/The-University-of-Southern-California-has-an-MBA-program-for-veterans-that-could-serve-as-a-model-for-universities-across-A.aspx9/17/2018 7:00:00 AMtext/html; charset=utf-8 News ArticleThe University of Southern California has an MBA program for veterans that could serve as a model for universities across AmericaBUSINESS INSIDER --- As 2015 drew to a close, Ty Smith was in a dark place. The death of his sister, post-traumatic stress disorder from his tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, and an uncertain future led to him questioning who he was or what he wanted...
'Miracle': Fierce advocate for missing troops learns MIA brother recoveredhttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/Pages/'Miracle'-Fierce-advocate-for-missing-troops-learns-MIA-brother-recovered.aspx9/16/2018 7:00:00 AMtext/html; charset=utf-8 News Article'Miracle': Fierce advocate for missing troops learns MIA brother recoveredMILITARY.COM --- When Ann Mills-Griffiths sent out her regular National League of POW/MIA Families newsletter this month, she included an announcement that Navy Cmdr. James B. Mills ... had been recovered.

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