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#VetResources is a weekly newsletter for Veterans, their Families, Caregivers, and Survivors.
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Guaranteed Acceptance for Life Insurance

In January 2023, VA will launch a new life insurance program called Veterans Affairs Life Insurance, which provides guaranteed acceptance whole life insurance coverage to Veterans age 80 and under, with any level of service-connected disability.

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Upcoming Events

(All times ET unless noted)

June 2, 12-2 p.m. - Veterans Community Engagement Forum
June 9, 8-9 p.m. - Guitars for Vets Launch in the Challenge America Veteran Arts Community

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Uber is Hiring Veterans

Learn about employment opportunities from Uber for transitioning service members, Veterans, and military spouses. Join the #SFLive broadcast June 2 at 10 a.m. EST and hear from Michael Pett, head of Military and Veteran Programs for Uber. Join live on the social media links below.

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Exclusive DIRECT-HIRE Event for Veterans 

VA is hosting a virtual career fair during June for military-experienced job seekers to meet employers across the country who have direct hire opportunities and other employment initiatives. Meet with federal and corporate employers, including DHS, Raytheon, Apple, Cisco, Department of Energy and Northrop Grumman. 

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Food Assistance for Veterans

Soldiers’ Angels helps fight hunger in the Veteran community through the Veteran Food Distribution program. Every month, Soldier’s Angels hosts food distributions in six cities across the country: Atlanta, Charleston, Denver, Detroit, Orlando and San Antonio. 

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June is PTSD Awareness Month

Make the Pledge to Raise PTSD Awareness

June is PTSD Awareness Month. Help spread the word that effective PTSD treatments are available. Everyone with PTSD—whether they are Veterans or civilian survivors of sexual assault, serious accidents, natural disasters, or other traumatic events—needs to know that treatments really do work and can lead to a better quality of life.

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Veterans Crisis Line is Here for You

Each year, millions of Americans struggle with mental illness. Veterans and their families are no different, which is why the Veterans Crisis Line (1-800-273-8255) continues to expand and evolve to find the most effective ways to serve.

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Free, Virtual Resources and Support for Family Caregivers

Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregivers' Operations Family Caregiver and Caregiver Support are free, virtual programs that provide support and resources to family caregivers.

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Borne the Battle: Memorial Day Episode

Each year, Charlotte Motor Speedway hosts the Coca-Cola 600, a NASCAR race held over Memorial Day weekend that honors Veterans, their families and the fallen. As vice president of armed forces affairs for Speedway Motorsports, it’s retired Major General Charles "Chuck” Swannack’s job to help put it together. To learn more, tune in to this week’s episode of Borne the Battle.

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Veteran Jobs

Burgess - Construction Consultant, Inspector (TX)
Limestone Medical Center - Medical Assistant (TX)
London Computer Systems - Multiple Roles (OH)
Multiple Defense Contractor roles: Construction and QA (China Lake, CA)
Entry Level Medical Claims Specialist (Bedminster, NJ)
IT and Sales roles (Chicago Metro, IL/remote)
Maintenance and Repair Manager, (Chesapeake, VA)
Admin Assistant, (Dahlonega, GA)
Admin Assistant. (Philadelphia Metro, PA)
Project Manager - Construction, (Louisville, KY)


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Update Your Address and Contact Information Online

Are you moving, currently receiving benefits or prescriptions, or enrolled in VA health care and want to know how to change your address? You can update your personal contact information anytime, anywhere through VA.gov. Log in or create a free VA.gov account today!

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discounts for veterans

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

Vet Tix Free tickets to various events for active military, Veterans and immediate family members of troops killed in action.

Veteran Roasters Coffee Use code VETERANS20 for 20% off.

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