May 2016

Veterans finding support in student community

5/31/2016 - Veterans finding support in student community

Advocacy groups, federal agencies and other entities have long asserted that veterans need a little more support when it comes to entering higher education following their service in the military. read more »

A look back at National Military Appreciation Month

5/31/2016 - A look back at National Military Appreciation Month

As National Military Appreciation Month comes to a close, it is good to take a look back at the past few weeks. read more »

5/31/2016 - Caution needed on mobile devices

Tens of millions of Americans have smartphones these days, and many use them with increasing regularity to do everything from checking their email to making online purchases. read more »

Remembering veterans on Memorial Day

5/27/2016 - Remembering veterans on Memorial Day

National Military Appreciation Month comes to its peak this Memorial Day weekend. read more »

Accounting improvements could streamline VA

5/26/2016 - Accounting improvements could streamline VA

Some of the more prominent errors and problems seen in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in the past few years have related to accounting and reporting issues. read more »

Busy week for veterans in the U.S. House

5/25/2016 - Busy week for veterans in the U.S. House

State and federal legislatures have been increasingly active in their passage of laws to improve the livelihoods of service members and veterans across the country. read more »

5/25/2016 - Privacy is key when using social networks

Tens of millions of Americans use social media sites on a daily basis, but experts say that these people often don't do enough to protect themselves when doing so. read more »

National guard active in Michigan, Colorado

5/24/2016 - National guard active in Michigan, Colorado

The national guard has always been a vital resource to states and municipalities. read more »

Veterans must avoid shoddy colleges

5/23/2016 - Veterans must avoid shoddy colleges

Veterans are often targeted by scammers in a range of areas, including predatory lending and financial schemes. read more »

More support for first responders taking shape

5/19/2016 - More support for first responders taking shape

First responders are on the front lines of tragedies in communities across the country, and many advocacy groups have called for greater support of these individuals on the municipal, state and national levels. read more »

Assisting veterans in financial management

5/18/2016 - Assisting veterans in financial management

Veterans often need support in financial management when returning home from overseas. read more »

Military appreciation month in high gear

5/17/2016 - Military appreciation month in high gear

Military Appreciation Month brings communities together. read more »

Push continues for veterans in higher education

5/16/2016 - Push continues for veterans in higher education

Many service members return home intent on attending a higher education institution. read more »

More projects launched to re-integrate veterans

5/12/2016 - More projects launched to re-integrate veterans

Veterans have long faced immense challenges when returning home from overseas. read more »

Supporting first responders legally and otherwise

5/11/2016 - Supporting first responders legally and otherwise

First responders are often on the front lines of the most dangerous and trying events communities in the United States face. read more »

Another animal enters the veteran therapy conversation

5/9/2016 - Another animal enters the veteran therapy conversation

Veterans living with post-traumatic stress disorder have been subject to a large, long-lasting conversation throughout the past several years read more »