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

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Plan Your Spring Break Getaway

Get away this spring with 20% off select resorts starting Feb. 7 through Armed Forces Vacation Club (AFVC). AFVC is a free membership travel club for all active, retired and Veteran military members.


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Spread the Word: VA Disability Compensation Outreach Kit 

Many Veterans are eligible for life-changing disability compensation benefits from VA, but they may not know how to get them. Use this outreach kit to help Veterans get the benefits they've earned.


The Affordable Connectivity Program will stop accepting new applications and enrollments Feb. 7, 2024, in anticipation of a funding expiration in April 2024. It’s unclear if this program will be renewed or not. 


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Valentine’s Day Sales Continue: Up to 40% off on ShopVCS.com

Veterans can still access exclusive discounts and save on orders that will make it home in time for your Valentine. Along with exclusive deals on brands like Ray-Ban, Brooks Running, and Crocs, members can get a free pair of Ruby Fashion earrings with any other qualified jewelry purchase from ShopVCS.


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Grant Funding Applications Open Now for Organizations Working to Prevent Veteran Suicide

VA recently announced the availability of $52.5 million in funding for grants to organizations that provide or coordinate suicide prevention services for Veterans and their families. Applications are due by April 26, 2024 at 11:59 pm ET.


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Organizations Can Apply Now for Adaptive Sports Grant

VA is accepting applications from organizations now through March 27, 2024 at 3 pm ET for the VA Adaptive Sports Grant Program. Funding provides adaptive sports and therapeutic recreational opportunities in the community for disabled Veterans and members of the armed forces.


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Prep for College Success at a Free Academic Boot Camp

Warrior-Scholar Project offers Veterans and service members free one- and two-week academic boot camps at college campuses nationwide. These academic boot camps are designed to prepare you for college the same way boot camp prepared you for the military.


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Getting Back to Nature

Courtney, a Marine Corps Veteran, sustained an injury during service that required multiple surgeries. The experience left her feeling robbed of her identity. Read about how VA treatment and being outdoors helped her manage her mental health.


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At VA, Innovation Means Better Care, Better Careers 

By encouraging new ideas from employees, VA embraces innovation to pave the path toward better health care outcomes and careers for Veterans.