Veteran Affairs Bonus Cuts Revealed

Only reward good results: Congress votes to cut Dept. of Veteran Affairs bonuses. On Monday, Congress voted unanimously to cut bonuses and performance awards by nearly 13% annually for the Department of Veterans Affairs, The Washington ...

Best Places for Job-Seeking Veterans

Houston is the No. 1 place in the nation for veterans to find civilian employment, according to a new study commissioned by USAA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes program. The 2013 “Best Places for Veterans: Jobs” ...

Companies and Veteran Discrimination

Recently, a Forbes.com journalist has suspected that companies have been using hiring veterans as a marketing ploy in the best case scenarios and discriminating against them at worst. He proposes several theories about what might be going on ...

Women Veterans and Employment Issues

A Dallas-based nonprofit has identified the special needs of women vets returning to the workforce and decided to do something about them, according to the Dallas News. “Attitudes and Attire” is offering workshops to help female veterans gain ...

Help for Caregivers of Veterans and Post-9/11 Rescuers

Caring for the caregiver: new stipends for caregivers of veterans, some 9/11 rescuers The Saint Cloud Times is reporting that the VA is instituting new services – and funds – to help caregivers of veterans. Also, caregivers of veterans who were ...

Veterans Pushing Past Memorial Barricades

One of the most visible sources of contention during the federal government shutdown has been the barricades blocking access to most national parks and monuments, including veteran memorials. Many people have questioned the efficacy of erecting ...

Veteran Cemeteries Affected by Government Shutdown

The most silent of victims of the government shutdown are the fallen servicemen interred at our nation’s veterans cemeteries. Though Congress voted unanimously to restore burial and death benefits initially stopped during the shutdown according ...

Government Shutdown: The Military

President Obama is keeping our military going through a government shutdown, but not DOD civilians. President Obama, seeing the government shutdown handwriting on the wall, prepared a video statement to the military that was released early ...