May Veterans Affairs

US Department of Veterans Affairs

#VetResources is a weekly newsletter for Veterans, their Families, Caregivers, and Survivors.
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Get Matched with a Mentor from America’s Top Companies

American Corporate Partners (ACP) connects post-9/11 Veterans with corporate professionals for customized career guidance. ACP can help you find a new position, get promoted and grow your network. The average starting salary for Veterans who use ACP is $93,000!

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Medal of Honor Recipient Ryan Pitts in uniform at the White House.

Discord Event – Q&A with Medal of Honor Recipient Ryan Pitts Hosted by Regiment Gaming

Thursday, May 9, 2024, 6 – 7 p.m. ET

JOIN

VA Secretary Denis McDonough townhall with Veterans on May 15

Stream the VA Secretary’s Live Townhall on May 15

VA Secretary Denis McDonough will host a live and in-person townhall from the Cleveland VA to discuss VA updates and answer questions from Veterans. Watch the livestream on May 15 at 3 pm ET.

LIVESTREAM

Upcoming Events

We have so many events for Veterans and their families, caregivers and survivors, we are now posting a weekly list. Check out VA News for all 45 upcoming events listed by state, including:

Preparing for Veteran Small Business Certification (VetCert) – Online

Thursday, May 9, 2024, 2 – 3 p.m. ET

EVENTS OF THE WEEK

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Free Call of Duty Endowment Knight Recon: Tracer Pack

Military service members and Veterans get your free Call of Duty Endowment (C.O.D.E.) Knight Recon: Tracer Pack for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III and Call of Duty: Warzone.. The freebie is provided by Call of Duty Endowment and USAA. While supplies last. Quantities limited. ID.me account required. See official rules here.

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Men in military uniforms. Military Appreciation Month.

$10 Credit in Every Account from Shop VCS.com

To honor the work of our brave men and women wo have served our country so valiantly, we have put $10 in every member’s account. From now through May 21, 2024, honor America’s military heroes and save on the best that ShopVCS has to offer.

USE YOUR CREDIT

Do you know how to identify a claims predator?

Claim Predators are Targeting Veterans. How to Protect Yourself and Your Benefits

Claim predators target Veterans’ benefits via mail, telephone or online. Check out this list of red flags to look out for to protect yourself and your VA benefits.

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This Mental Health Month, Veterans Ryan, Greg, and Bridget share how they improved their lives by reaching out for mental health support. Learn how individualized treatment helped make a difference.


Hiring Veterans: Jobs of the Week

Employers are looking to hire Veterans across the country. We’re now posting all jobs in  “Hiring Veterans” on VA News. Check out this week’s list of 29 jobs and six upcoming job fairs, including New Orleans, LA – Police Officer.

JOBS OF THE WEEK

It’s Public Service Recognition Week! Learn How You Can Recognize VA Employees


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10 Tips to Defend Your Online Data

Veterans are often targeted by criminals attempting to fraudulently deceive and receive benefits or access valuable data. Here are 10 tips to protect your online information and defend your VA benefits.

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Veteran Buddy Check!

Be a Buddy – Use Vet Tix to re-connect with a Battle Buddy! Vet Tix provides tickets to a variety of events across the country, visit the Vet Tix today and enjoy a show with your Buddy!


Veteran and Military year round discounts

Urban Helmets 15% off for active duty and Veterans.

Champs Sports 10% discount for active duty, Veterans, National Guard, reservists and family members.

Sunglass Hut 15% off discount.

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