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November 26, 2013

Top Ten Tips For Choosing a Military Friendly College

Posted 10:35AM on November 26 2013 by Carrie Wofford | User Comments (148) Categories: veterans | Tags: Military friendly schools, Us news and world report

Thinking about going back to school?  Pick a military friendly school with resources so your transition can be as smooth as possible ... here are some additional ideas. 

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April 12, 2013

Veterans Licensure Bill-HB 188

Georgia wants veterans and their spouses to stay in their state and they are taking serious measures to ensure that vets and milspouses find the right jobs! Read on about HB 188

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April 01, 2013

Roundtable with Secretary of Defense Hagel

Posted 16:57PM on April 01 2013 by Mark Smith | User Comments (63) Categories: veterans | Tags: Defense secretary hagel

Blue Star Families was honored to join 21 organizations in a roundtable discussion with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.  Read about the discussion here

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January 28, 2013

“Musical VETStravaganza” Concert to Promote Hiring Veterans & Spouses

Posted 10:58AM on January 28 2013 by Stephanie Himel-Nelson | User Comments (31) Categories: veterans | Tags: Code of support, Concert, Freee

Military Ensembles, Country Stars to Perform FREE Concert February 17 at GWU Lisner Auditorium. Read on for details! 

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January 16, 2013

VetNet Launches!

Posted 10:54AM on January 16 2013 by Molly Blake | User Comments (36) Categories: Molly Blake, veterans | Tags: Bryan goettel, Hiring our heroes, Us chamber of commerce, Vetnet

Transitioning from military to civilian life presents unique challenges. To make things easier and provide structure, a few of the leading organizations in veteran career development have combined forces to create one, easy place to start. Introducing VetNet! 

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November 13, 2012

Sierra Club Outings Leader Training Course

Posted 08:22AM on November 13 2012 by Molly Blake | User Comments (25) Categories: news, veterans | Tags: Sierra club, Sierra club for military, Training for military

The great outdoors ... wouldn't you love a career where you can spend your days in fresh air?  Well you've come to the right place!  

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November 07, 2012

Veteran's Day Discounts

Posted 08:52AM on November 07 2012 by Stephanie Himel-Nelson | User Comments (284) Categories: veterans | Tags: Vets day discounts

Our thanks to all the corporations, restaurants, and companies who offer a Veteran's Day Discount.  Here's a list of some of ones we know about.  Please add to the list ... 

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August 29, 2012

VA Benefits Webinar

Posted 14:02PM on August 29 2012 by Stephanie Himel-Nelson | User Comments (10) Categories: veterans

Do you work with our nation's Veterans?  Here's your chance to train so that you are aware of their benefits and can help vets navigate the system! 

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July 20, 2012

VA Benefits Webinar

Posted 07:47AM on July 20 2012 by Stephanie Himel-Nelson | User Comments (10) Categories: veterans | Tags: Blue star families, Va, Veterans

You probably interact with one of the 22 million military Veterans, many of whom are eligible for benefits from VA. Learn how to best help vets with their VA benefits 

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May 18, 2012

Facebook Live Panel Tackles PTS, Other Issues Facing Military Families

In case you missed it last week, check out Dr. Vivian Greentree, Blue Star Families' Director of Research and Policy, on Facebook Live last week discussing the issues facing military families and veterans today. For more information on the BSF 2012 Military Family Lifestyle Survey, visit our Policy page.

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