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VA seeks training providers to ready Veterans for high-tech careers

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 […]

Statement on the passing of Congressman Walter B. Jones Jr. of North Carolina

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 […]

VA launches collaborative training initiative to improve customer service for Veteran claims and appeals

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 […]

Operation Song – The Forgotten War

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 […]