This holiday season, remember that a simple act of kindness can help someone feel less alone.
Licensing and Certification
If you're studying to become a mechanic or other professional career that requires licensing or certification, VA may reimburse you for those costs.
We honor NASA astronaut, former US Senator, and WWII and Korea U.S. Marine Corps ace fighter pilot, John Glenn. He was the first American to orbit space. He died on 12/8.
VA's Center for Women Veterans and Veteran Artist Program will showcase art by 10 women Veterans at 10 VA medical centers in March 2017, to coincide with Women's History Month.
VA loan program set a new all-time record for mortgages in fiscal year 2016. VA backed more than 707,000 home loans, a 12% increase from last year and nearly double the volume from five years ago.
In November, the unemployment rate for all Veterans was 4.8%. The national unemployment rate decreased to 4.6%. The greatest gains were in the business, healthcare and financial sectors.
Army-Navy Football Game
Dec 10, 2016
M&T Bank Stadium, Baltimore, MD
Jacksonville Hiring Fair
Dec 13, 2016 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM (EST)
Adam W. Herbert University Center, 12000 Alumni Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224
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Last updated December 9, 2016.