On January 5, 2021, H.R. 7105, the “Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, M.D. Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020” was signed into law. The legislation impacts virtually all aspects of veterans benefits, including education, health care, and housing assistance. The Student Veterans of America published an in-depth overview. Click here: https://studentveterans.org/news/major-veteran-legislation-clears-congress/ to learn more.
Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced Saturday, December 19, 2020 that the Department of Veterans Affairs has selected all four VA Medical Centers in West Virginia to receive the initial allocation of the Moderna vaccine. Distribution is expected to begin as soon as next week.
Congress acted swiftly to ensure veterans and dependents could continue drawing VA education benefits despite the changes driven by the pandemic. Legislation was passed that allows Post 9/11 GI Bill® students to draw their monthly housing allowance at the full on campus rate even if classes are moved to distance education (online learning). This legislation is good through December 2020 and talks have already begun in the event an extension is needed. We have trained our facilities around the state … Read More
Since 1944 the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act, also known as the GI Bill, has impacted the lives of millions of Veterans and their families. In celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the GI Bill, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is telling the story of how this legislation has impacted Veterans and their families for generations. Click the link below to hear from Veterans how the GI Bill has personally impacted them; learn key events related to the bill’s history; and … Read More
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is inviting training providers to participate in a new pilot program to prepare Veterans for careers in the high-tech workforce. The Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses (VET TEC) program, for which Veterans can apply beginning in April, is designed to give Veterans more options and access to nontraditional training to acquire skills in information technology, computer software, information science, media application, data processing and computer programming fields. Find out more: https://www.va.gov/opa/pressrel/pressrelease.cfm?id=5202