AbilityOne, USO Unite to Support Wounded Warriors

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The AbilityOne Program, the largest single source of U.S. employment for people who are blind or have other significant disabilities, has entered into a strategic alliance with the USO, which is known internationally for providing morale-boosting activities and services to the military. This alliance will leverage the resources of both […]

Neuro Kinetics at Battlefield Healthcare Conference: ‘Promising’ Technology Can Aid Brain-Injured Soldiers

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ — With about 20% of combat soldiers returning from Afghanistan and Iraq suffering from mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBI), medical device manufacturer Neuro Kinetics, Inc. (www.neuro-kinetics.com) next week will spotlight “promising” testing techniques to screen and monitor afflicted military personnel. The company will present data at the September 14(th)-17(th) Battlefield Healthcare […]

Employers Targeting U.S. Veterans for Hiring

CHICAGO, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ — Re-entering the workforce in today’s job market can be a daunting task, especially for those returning from military service in Iraq and Afghanistan. Earlier this year, the Labor Department reported an 11.2 percent jobless rate for Gulf War veterans over 18 years old, 4 percentage points higher than the previous […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 September 2009

This bulletin contains the following articles: == Virginia Vet Cemetery ————————– (Dublin Funded) == VA Presumptive POW Diseases [02] ———— (Osteoporosis) == VA Disability Compensation [04] ———- (Overpayment Suit) == VA Appointments [06] ————————- (Millions Wasted) == NOAA’s Volunteer Program ——————— (Opportunities) == Massachusetts Vet Bonus [03] ————— ($10M Unclaimed) == SBP Lawsuit [05] ————————– […]

Lowe’s offering Veterans 10% discount

Lowe’s Corporation has begun a program giving veterans a 10 percent discount on all purchases. According to a written statement from the San Jacinto County Veteran’s Service Officer, Gerald Duncan, eligible veterans simply have to state they are veteran at check out and ask for “the veteran’s 10 percent discount.” The written notice goes on […]

RAO Bulletin Update 15 August 2009

This bulletin contains the following articles: ==VA Vet Centers [06] —————————– (28 New Centers) == Alaska Vet Tuition: ——————— (Allowed Resident Rate) == VA Retro Pay Project [17] ————- (Name Change to CCP) == DFAS R&A Program: ———————– (Transition to DoD) == SBP Paid Up Provision[09]  ———– (Dispute Period Closed) == Reserve Travel Pay ———————— […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 August 2009

This bulletin contains the following articles: == NDAA 2010 —————————– (S.1390 & H.R.2647) == VA Medicare Subvention [02] ——————– (H.R.3365) == SSA Compassionate Allowances Prog [02] —— (Hearings) == Mobilized Reserve 28 JUL 09 ———— (Decrease of 851) == Camp Lejeune Toxic Exposure [07] —————– (S.1518) == Space “A” Info [02] ——————— (New AMC Website) […]