#VetResources is a weekly newsletter for Veterans, their Families, Caregivers, and Survivors.

IMPORTANT! Do you know a Veteran who deployed to a combat zone but never signed up for VA health care? There’s a special enrollment period right now. But act fast—the deadline is September 30. Apply now.

Together We Served

Find Your Military Friends

TogetherWeServed.com can connect you to others who served in your units. After you enter the basic details of your military service, the site does the rest!




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Upcoming Events


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757 Military Career Summit: Hiring Event – Aug 24
Vets to Manufacturing Virtual Career Fair – Aug 25
South Texas VA Job Fair – Aug 26
National Virtual Career Fair for Veterans – Aug 29
Indianapolis Veterans Job Fair – Aug 31

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Women's Resource Fair with Veterans Justice Outreach Program – Aug 25
VetXL: Pacific Island Veterans – Aug 29
VeTALKX: Back-to-School Q&A – Aug 31



Vetrepreneur Franchise Workshop (Online) – Aug 25
VA Million Veteran Program (Cincinnati, OH) – Aug 28
American Corporate Partners IT Symposium (Online) – Aug 29
Heroes Connect: Military to Manufacturing – Aug 30

9/11 National Day of Service

Honor Veterans, First Responders on 9/11, a National Day of Service

VA’s national cemeteries will host a National Day of Service on September 11 to honor the nation’s service members, police officers, firefighters and first responders on the 22nd anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Volunteers are needed to clean headstones and take part in other activities. Click here to register.


Vortex Optics Sale

Reduced Prices for Veterans on Binoculars, Riflescopes and Other Optical Accessories

Use code OPTICS40 to get 40% off on Vortex Optics. Save on special optical equipment for hunting, wildlife watching, outdoor recreation, shooting sports, law enforcement and military. Sign up for ShopVCS.com to verify your Veteran status and unlock your exclusive discount code. The offer ends on August 29 at 11:59 p.m. PST. Exclusions may apply.


VA Job Fairs

Job Fairs for Veterans!

Whether you're seeking a job or considering a career change, attending a job fair in person or virtually can be an excellent way to start or advance your civilian job search. Check out this list of upcoming job fairs for the Veteran community.


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Hawaii wildfires

Veteran-Led Groups Assist in Relief Efforts in Fire-Devastated Hawaii

Team Rubicon and Project DYNAMO are among the Veteran-led organizations contributing to relief operations in Hawaii, where wildfires have killed more than 100 people and devastated the historic town of Lahaina in Maui.


Make The Connection

Overcoming the Challenges of  Transitioning to Civilian Life

After resuming civilian life, some Veterans face challenges with redefining their goals and finding their footing. These Veterans describe how treatment and support helped them rediscover their purpose.


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For Veterans' Spouses, a Pathway to Business Success 

A new training program led by the U.S. Small Business Administration supports a White House executive order that strengthens economic opportunity and pathways to entrepreneurial success for military and Veteran spouses, caregivers and survivors. 


HUD, in partnership with VA, has announced $6.4 million in grant funding to rehabilitate or modify Veterans' homes.