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  • NAVSO News (July 2016 Edition)

    Type of content: News

    Snapshot: #veteranstakeastance, Measuring Communities, Grant Map 2.0, Vet Employment & more!
     

    #VeteransTakeAStance

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  • NAVSO News (June 2016 Edition)

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    Snapshot: Measuring Communities is Coming, Grant Map 2.0, #BackVetsUp, Autism Certifications, Upcoming Webinar, Online Courses are live and White House Advocacy Efforts.  

     

    Measuring Communities

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  • Web course helps veterans transition to corporate life

    Type of content: News

    If you’re a military veteran looking to enter the corporate world, you might need some help with the transition.

    Now, there’s an online entry-level course designed for that purpose, according to a news release issued by Georgia Tech Professional Education.

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  • 10 Things We Know For Sure About Modern Veterans

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    Here are 10 findings from a decade's worth of research on veterans' transitions.

    Over the last 15 years, Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have been studied and dissected from innumerable angles. No group has spent more time studying their needs, habits, challenges and strengths than the nonprofit RAND Corporation, which focuses on developing public policy solutions to complex national problems.

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  • More than 5,300 student vets at Ashford U. could lose GI Bill benefits

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    SAN ANTONIO — More than 5,300 student veterans and their beneficiaries enrolled in online courses at Ashford University could be cut off from their GI Bill benefits next month, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs.

    The potential interruption of education benefits — including tuition, books and a living stipend — will go into effect for students entering any term after June 30 if the school’s parent company, Bridgepoint Education, is denied or delayed approval from the California State Approving Agency for Veterans Education by that date.

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  • NAVSO News (May 2016 Edition)

    Type of content: News

    This Memorial Day, take time to remember those who have given their lives in the defense of our freedoms and to remember their loved ones left behind. At NAVSO, our work is inspired by the amazing survivors of SSgt John Self (USAF), MSgt Tracy Sisco (USAF), 1Lt Joseph Helton, Jr. (USAF), 1LT Travis Manion (USMC) and SPC Christopher Horton (USA). These families have boldly moved forward in a variety of ways that honor their loss. How will you remember their sacrifice and honor them this weekend?

    This month: Call of Duty Endowment Partner Summit, Military-Transition Survey, Online Courses, Blue Star Families Survey and NAVSO in the News

     

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  • Michelle Obama, Jill Biden Promote Jobs-for-Veterans Program

    Type of content: News

    First lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden on Thursday celebrated the fifth anniversary of a White House effort aimed at easing the transition from military to civilian life by encouraging companies to hire veterans and military spouses – a program they praised for helping cut veteran joblessness in half since 2011.

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  • NAVSO News (March 2016 Edition)

    Type of content: News

    Snapshot: CEO presents at LAVC and ResCare annual meeting, NAVSO featured as EveryAction's Hero, NAVSO Director Bill Ahmanson earns 2015 leadership award, 4-part webinar series on veteran employment and NAVSO welcomes new advisory board members

    CEO Speaks in L.A. and St. Louis

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  • Syracuse University's military institute doubles down on veteran entrepreneurs

    Type of content: News

    Federal researchers count more than 2.5 million veteran-owned small businesses in America today. Officials at Syracuse University are hoping to create a single shop to help them all.

    This weekend, the school’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families launched its new Center of Excellence for Veteran Entrepreneurship, billed as a hub for business ownership research and resources.

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  • New law will cut off unemployment pay for GI Bill users

    Type of content: News

    Department of Labor officials are moving to cut off unemployment checks for  veterans attending college on the GI Bill after lawmakers quietly approved the cost-cutting move last December.

    But exactly when and how the change will take place remains a frustrating mystery to federal and state officials and to veterans advocates who unsuccessfully argued against the idea.

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