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Picture of Howard CobleWeekend Tribute

This week's tribute honors the life and service of U.S. Coast Guard Veteran and 30-year Congressman from North Carolina, Howard Coble. Mr. Coble died this week in North Carolina. He was 84.

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VA and SVA leadersTracking Student Veteran Success

On 10/29, the Veterans Benefits Administration, National Student Clearinghouse, and Students Veterans of America signed a MOU for the National Veteran Education Success Tracker.

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DFAS sealMilitary Retired Pay

Concurrent retirement and disability pay is a restoration of retired pay for retirees with service-connected disabilities. It allows recovery of retired pay that retirees waive for VA disability compensation.

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VRE logoQuestions about VR&E?

Want to know more about VA's Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment program (VR&E)? Questions on eligibility, mentoring, counseling, and more were answered during a 8/27 Twitter Town Hall.

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New York Times logoThe Hard Path from Afghanistan to the Classroom

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Blum discusses the hard but healing path from fighting in two wars to using his GI Bill to obtain a four-year college degree.

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A hand holding a cell phone311VET App

VA’s new benefits app, 311VET, answers general questions about Veterans benefits, including what benefits you may be entitled to, how to apply, and where to go for more information about VA services.

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Hiring Our Heroes logoHiring Fairs for Veterans

Looking for a job? Hiring Our Heroes is a nationwide initiative, by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, to help Veterans and military spouses find meaningful employment.

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ext Compensation 101 on a blue camouflage backgroundCompensation 101

Disability Compensation is a tax-free monetary benefit paid to Veterans with disabilities that are the result of a disease or injury incurred or aggravated during active military service.

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Veterans Expo
Nov 6, 2015  10:00 AM - 4:00 PM  (EST)  
Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center, 3501 Lapeer Rd, Flint, MI 48503

Roanoke Regional Benefit Office Town Hall Meeting
Nov 6, 2015  1:00 PM - 2:00 PM  (EST)  
Salem VAMC, 1970 Roanoke Blvd. Salem, VA 24153

Pittsburgh Regional Benefit Office Town Hall and Claims Clinic
Nov 7, 2015  8:00 AM - 12:00 PM  (EST)  
Moorhead Federal Building, 16th Floor, 1000 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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