April 2016

Veteran education programs missing the mark

4/29/2016 - Veteran education programs missing the mark

One of the first challenges veterans face upon completing their active duty relates to education. read more »

PTSD treatments continue to diversify

4/28/2016 - PTSD treatments continue to diversify

Post-traumatic stress disorder has gone through many phases of awareness and understanding throughout the past century. read more »

Denver, Detroit move on plans to house veterans

4/26/2016 - Denver, Detroit move on plans to house veterans

Veteran homelessness has been a major problem across the United States for years. read more »

First responders making a difference in upper midwest

4/26/2016 - First responders making a difference in upper midwest

First responders are, by their very definition, on the front lines of major events in communities that put civilians at risk, including floods, fights and drug overdoses. read more »

Job programs growing for veterans

4/25/2016 - Job programs growing for veterans

Unemployment has been one of the greatest challenges facing veterans for decades. read more »

One judge's clement action

4/25/2016 - One judge's clement action

Veterans who have post-traumatic stress disorder are often at greater risk of experiencing economic, social and health issues than those who do not. read more »

Veteran entrepreneurship keeps growing

4/22/2016 - Veteran entrepreneurship keeps growing

Veterans have been hailed for their unique leadership skills often gained while completing their service in the military, and the ways in which that acumen can be applied to business ownership. read more »

Veteran job outlook for public, private sectors

4/22/2016 - Veteran job outlook for public, private sectors

Veteran unemployment, much like national unemployment, has dropped significantly in the past few years, especially compared to the years directly following the recession. read more »

VA warns vets about hack, highlighting importance of online security

4/22/2016 - VA warns vets about hack, highlighting importance of online security

In recent years, the major hacking attacks on retailers' and other websites have gained a lot of infamy. read more »

April 22's significance in veteran community

4/21/2016 - April 22's significance in veteran community

The suicide rate within the veteran community has been widely discussed for several years, especially following the landmark report released by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in 2012. read more »

First responders pivotal in Texas floods

4/21/2016 - First responders pivotal in Texas floods

The floods in Texas have been deemed historic in the past several days, with several individuals losing their lives in Houston and damages to homes and infrastructure rising rapidly. read more »

National Guard betting on cybersecurity

4/20/2016 - National Guard betting on cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is a constant point of discussion in the private and public sectors, and is even beginning to be a more prominent concern among consumers given the magnitude of identity theft's spread in the past few years. read more »

Service dog programs are growing

4/19/2016 - Service dog programs are growing

Plenty of evidence has been made available to prove the merits of pairing veterans with service dogs. read more »

VA delays still all too common for vets

4/19/2016 - VA delays still all too common for vets

In the past several years, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has come under fire for a number of issues related to the ways in which former service members are able to tap their benefits. read more »

Communities support veterans in Arizona, Iowa

4/18/2016 - Communities support veterans in Arizona, Iowa

This year has been a big one for veterans across the nation, with communities and organizations recognizing active and retired service members in various ways. read more »

Wounded veteran bill re-enters the Senate

4/15/2016 - News Article: Wounded veteran bill re-enters the Senate

Combating the challenges of living as a wounded veteran following service has long been a difficult process, and one that many groups and government agencies have been working hard to push in the right direction. read more »

Veteran job situation on the mend

4/13/2016 - News Article: Veteran job situation on the mend

Unemployment has been a major problem within the veteran community at several points throughout the past century, sometimes more intensely than others. read more »

Wisconsin, South Dakota tackling veteran homelessness

4/12/2016 - Wisconsin, South Dakota tackling veteran homelessness

Veteran homelessness is a widespread issue that affects communities in almost every state. read more »

Veteran to attempt world record

4/12/2016 - News article: Veteran to attempt world record

Traumatic brain injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder are major problems faced by millions of veterans every day. read more »

Los Angeles County opens affordable housing for veterans

4/8/2016 - News Article: Los Angeles County opens affordable housing for veterans

Across the country, cities, states, and the federal government have come to recognize what a problem veteran homelessness and poverty has become. read more »

New Jersey group helps veterans find homes, help

4/4/2016 - News article: New Jersey group helps veterans find homes, other services

Veteran homelessness is an issue that has been tackled head-on by state and local governments, as well as private organizations. read more »

Amputee veterans hoping to climb Mount Everest

4/4/2016 - News article: Amputee veterans hoping to climb Mount Everest

Many veterans are always looking for ways to bring attention to the causes that are important to them, and two intend to take that example to the extreme. read more »