We honor West Point graduate, U.S. Army Lieutenant, and Medal of Honor recipient Alonzo Cushing, killed during the Battle of Gettysburg on July 3, 1863.
A new version of the GI Bill® Comparison Tool has been released. Updates include identifying schools with student Veteran groups, VetSuccess on Campus programs, and a more robust benefits calculator.
The annual Point-in-Time Count shows the number of homeless Veterans is 49,933 in 2014 down from 74,019 in 2010, a drop of 33%.
For Veterans interested in a career in diplomacy and development, resumes are being accepted for the Department of State Veterans Innovation Partnership Fellowship until 9/15.
More than 500 disabled Veterans competed at the 34th National Veterans Wheelchair Games. A training allowance is available for participants interested in becoming a Paralympian.
Student Veterans of America (SVA) and Raytheon are offering (3) $10,000 scholarships to Veterans who are pursuing an engineering degree or a degree in a closely related field. Apply by 10/1.
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Last updated August 29, 2014