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  • Using Veteran's Preference Points to Your Advantage

    Using Veteran’s Preference Points to Your Advantage

    Throughout your military service, though you likely were unaware, you were tallying up points. Not regular points, such as the points in basketball or hockey, but Veteran’s Preference Points. Many veterans have heard of Veteran's Preference Points, but they often don't understand the finer points of the program. The Veteran’s Preference Point program gives certain veterans, depending on a number of criteria, a…

  • Did You Know These Educational Benefits Existed?

    Did You Know These Educational Benefits Existed?

    There is no such thing as absolute freedom. While terrifying and disheartening to admit, it’s also the truth. But the absence of absolute freedom doesn't keep us from fighting for what we believe to be right. Freedom can be seen both through the eyes of the past and of the present, whether it was WWII, the civil rights movement, women’s right to vote or the now-unconstitutional Defense of Marriage Act. The …

  • Know Your Post-Service Life Insurance Options

    Know Your Post-Service Life Insurance Options

    Everyone on active duty and many guard personnel and reservists are enrolled in Servicemembers Group Life Insurance (SGLI), but, after the military, how do you guarantee that your family is financially secure if something were to happen to you? Below are a variety of life insurance policies to consider in the civilian world after you've separated from the military. Veterans Group Life Insurance When you sep…

  • Scheduling VA Medical Visits Might Get Easier. Here’s Why

    Scheduling VA Medical Visits Might Get Easier. Here’s Why

    Currently, the Veterans Health Administration uses a 25-year-old computer system to schedule the VA medical appointments of the millions of veterans that visit their hospitals and doctors every year. Through years of patches and technological advancements, the software has turned into a relic that only those working there know how to use or fix. To remedy this problem, the VA has invested over 160 million dollars …