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Satisfied VA workforce resonates with Veterans' positive experience

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has made strides in recent years to improve the work environment, ensuring the department is not only a place where Veterans want to receive care and services, but also a place where employees want to work.

VA receives additional 200,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses to administer to Veterans, employees

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care facilities are receiving a one-time supplemental allocation of 200,000 Moderna COVID-19 vaccine doses this week from the Department of Health and Human Services.

In 1st, AAFES Will Offer Chiropractic Services at Select Locations

The exchange is also opening more wellness service centers in 2021.

VA offers millions in grant funding for adaptive sports to support disabled Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is accepting applications from community organizations through March 31 - for up to $16 million in grant funding - to provide adaptive sports and therapeutic recreational opportunities for disabled Veterans and members of the armed forces.

VA advances medical research for minority Veterans with new genomic tool

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) launched a new genomic research tool designed to help VA researchers learn more about how conditions such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease affect Veterans from minority backgrounds.

What Does Tricare Vision Actually Cover?

Does Tricare cover vision care? Heres everything you need to know about Tricare vision coverage.

Don't Post Pictures of Your COVID Shot Record Online

Scammers have already stolen the identities of those who have done so.

VA administers 1 million COVID-19 doses, publishes facility vaccination numbers

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) reached a milestone in just a month and a half's time administering 1 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to Veterans and VA health care workers.

Lessons Learned Veteran Podcast

Enjoy the newest veteran podcast by Lori Norris. Celebrating its launch on Veterans Day 2020, Lessons Learned For Vets Podcast explores details from veterans who successfully transitioned to the corporate world, vetrepreneurs who chose a different kind of career path, and recruiters from organizations. Q&A sessions with service members who are transitioning out of the military. Each veteran podcast episode is packed with keen insight, advice for current business practices, and actionable tasks that military personnel can implement into their own transition to a post-military career. On a mission to teach veterans how to successfully navigate their military transition since 2005, Lori Norris hosts the show and skillfully incorporates her ability to translate the language of all branches of military service. Her conversations with diverse guests illuminate relevant career guidance, resources for eager small business owners and the perspective of recruiters and talent acquisition specialists who are searching for veteran hires with applicable skill sets. Veterans on Lessons Learned for Vets explain the keys to their success as well as the challenges they did not anticipate, so that those who transition after them may take note and avoid repeating their mistakes. Not shying away from difficult topics, some guests even discuss how to navigate your transition while fighting against Post-traumatic Stress (PTS), when to walk away from a successful corporate career because its not a good fit for you, and many more subjects that arent always covered through the usual channels. According to a recent study by the Pew Research Center, roughly 2/3 of veterans leave their first post-military job. The same survey quoted more than four-in-ten veterans as saying the military didnt prepare them for the transition to civilian life. This podcast was created to change that statistic. At the end of every episode, Lori says that if you learned just one thing that will help smooth your path to post-military success, then she achieved her goal. The Lessons Learned for Vets podcast is intended for service members who want actionable tasks in order to prepare for their post-military careers. You can listen when its convenient for you, instead of cramming years worth of knowledge into one week. Depending on who you ask, there are steps you can take right out of Basic Trainingso its never too soon to start thinking about your next career chapter. Episodes are released every Wednesday morning and the podcast can be found at Lessons Learned For Vets Podcast or on all the major channels.   iTunes Spotify Pandora Amazon Music Stitcher Please consider volunteering today! The post Lessons Learned Veteran Podcast appeared first on VETS2INDUSTRY.
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V2I New Year Newsletter #6

Welcome to the sixth volume of the Vets2Industry newsletter The Round. Inside this newsletter, you can expect to read articles from fellow veterans, Vets2Industry volunteers, and industry expertsfocusing on New Year and new beginnings! This newsletter is for you and by you! Please reach out to us if you want to contributewe are always looking for talented writers for your newsletter. We hope that you find the information inside valuable to your military transition or your career transition. We are excited to share this new year and new chapter in the Vets2Industry story with everyone. This edition of The Round is for all of us! V2I Newsletter Sixth Edition (Jan)   Please support our partners on this issue: Veterans ASCEND Blue Star Families Fund the First The post V2I New Year Newsletter #6 appeared first on VETS2INDUSTRY.

VA seeks feedback to guide future vision of VA health care

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published a draft decision for criteria Feb. 1 in the Federal Register to be used by VA's Secretary to develop recommendations for the future of Veterans Health Administration (VHA) health care.

VA commemorates 75 years of academic partnerships, improving health of Veterans and nation

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will mark the 75th anniversary, Jan. 30, of its VA's academic affiliations program which provides training to nearly 70% of the country's physicians.

Statement by Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dat P. Tran on VA easing economic hardships for Veterans, their families, survivors and caregivers

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is steadfast leading the way in President Joseph Biden's Jan. 22 Executive Order to deliver economic relief to Americans amid the COVID-19 crisis by addressing economic hardships the Veteran community faces during the ongoing pandemic.

VA approves a dozen new Fisher House sites

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) approved 12 VA medical centers as new priority sites for future Fisher Houses to keep Veterans' loved ones together during medical care.