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Jonathan Kaupanger
January 03, 2018 - 2:04 pm
Virginia is a great place to transition from the military to civilian life. Since 2012, there’s been a major push to get state businesses to hire veterans. To date, almost 30,000 vets have joined the Commonwealth’s workforce. This week, we’re digging into veterans benefits that come from the states...
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Jonathan Kaupanger
December 18, 2017 - 4:36 pm
From financial to recreational benefits, here’s what each state offers in addition to federal benefits for veterans. Last week we looked at California, Texas and Florida; the states where most US veterans reside. This week we put the spotlight on Pennsylvania, New York and Ohio. This is not a...
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Jonathan Kaupanger
December 14, 2017 - 3:10 pm
By this point in your life, you should already know that Veterans Affairs has benefits for us veterans. What’s less known is that states have special benefits set aside for veterans too. It would be total overkill to list everything from all the states and territories, so we thought we’d start with...
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December 08, 2017 - 11:45 am
(Photo by Sherman/Three Lions/Getty Images) By Jonathan Kaupanger Here’s a newsflash, the VA isn’t perfect. (I’ll pause here so you can wipe that shocked look off your face.) Veterans Affairs does make mistakes on claims and here’s a list of five common legal slip-ups that will let you appeal a...
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Connecting Vets
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December 05, 2017 - 9:00 am
From the GI Bill to scholarships, navigating your education benefits can be a challenging process. We're here to help. ------ Educational Assistance GI Bill provides educational assistance to service members, veterans, and their dependents. ------ Student Veterans of America provides military...
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Connecting Vets
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December 04, 2017 - 11:00 am
With these resources, our goal is to work with you -- and for you --through whatever legal process you might be experiencing. American Bar Association provides a national directory of pro bono services and offers legal advice for veterans. ------ Veterans Justice Outreach Program provides...
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