Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it is inviting training providers to participate in a new pilot program to prepare Veterans for careers in the high-tech workforce. The Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses (VET TEC) program, for which Veterans can apply beginning in April, is designed to give Veterans more options and access […]
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It is with great sadness that we mark the passing of Congressman Walter Jones. For over fifty years Congressman Jones and his father tirelessly represented the United States Marines at Camp Lejeune and Cherry Point and thousands of Veterans across eastern North Carolina. Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie notes, “I had the honor of working […]
Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it recently launched a new customer service training initiative for employees to improve VA’s claims and appeals process. VA’s Board of Veterans’ Appeals and the Veterans Benefits Administration Compensation Services (CS) are developing small-video training modules to focus on medically complex disabilities that often go […]
Happy Valentines Day Week! This week’s Operation Song of the Week is “My Carol My Angel.” It was written with Navy and Vietnam Veteran Everette Trumpower, at the Nashville Vet Center in 2018. Everette wanted to write a song for his wife Carol, “my saving grace, she saved my life.” The vocal is by recording […]
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Five Chinese-American Veterans were awarded the Congressional Gold Medal at VA’s Central Office in Washington, D.C., in a ceremony celebrating their service. The Veterans were selected to represent more than 20,000 Chinese Americans who served during World War II.
This week’s song was written by Korean War Veteran Carl Murphy and professional Nashville songwriter George Teren. Carl and George wrote at the Operation Song retreat at Dale Hollow Lake, Tennessee. “The Forgotten War” tells of Carl’s service in the Korean War. Operation Song is partnered with VA Voluntary Service. Their mission is to empower […]
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