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Important Updates from NYMetroVets Group…

December 14, 2010 | Other News, Programs & Services, Things to Do

Page 1 http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NYMetroVets/ This Newsletter Includes the Following Articles: · 2011 COLA · VA Launches New Blog · Disability Evaluation Streamlined · VA Testing Quicker Ways to Access Medical Records · VA Assigns Officer to Verify Claims Involving Secret Missions · VA Launching New Personalized Vet Health Benefits Handbook · Supportive Services for Veteran Families […]


October 27, 2010 | Other News

Alumni Paul Woodhouse (former President of the Veteran’s Club) found his first class at John Jay with Dr. Pollner, very inspiring!”Her emphasis on global issues aided in my transition from military life to college, as an older freshman,” he said! “I still remember what was taught 4 years ago! I found her documentaries, produced and […]

Article, Military.com- Post-9/11 GI Bill Update, 5/18/10

May 26, 2010 | Other News

Military.com Veterans News < http://military-education.military.com/2010/05/post-911-gi-bill-update-may-2010/ > – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – - Post-9/11 GI Bill Update, May 2010 May 18, 2010 By Terry Howell When the Post-9/11 GI Bill was first signed into law the general consensus was that it was the greatest benefit package […]

Senate Looks at G.I. Bill Fixes, 4/21/10 (Military.com)

April 28, 2010 | Other News

Military.com Veterans Report < http://military-education.military.com/2010/04/senate-looks-at-gi-bill%e2%80%99s-past-and-future > Senate Looks at GI Bill Fixes April 21, 2010 Several key players in the world of veterans education recently testified before the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs on the current and future state of the Post-9/11 GI Bill. The following is the first of several entries on this hearing. […]

News from Army One Source

March 22, 2010 | Other News, Programs & Services

News from Army One Source Thousands of Veterans with PTSD May Get Benefits Boost Military officials have agreed to pay what may potentially be millions of dollars to Servicemembers who were medically retired for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with disability ratings of less than 50 percent. According to federal law, the military is required to […]

Article, "NYT Misfires on Veterans Story"

January 14, 2008 | Other News

http://www.intel-dump.com/posts/1200240519.shtml NYT misfires on veterans story [Phillip Carter, Sunday January 13, 2008 at 11:08am] Sunday’s New York Times features a lengthy front-page article titled “Across America, Deadly Echoes of Foreign Battles” — what it bills as Part I of a “series of articles and multimedia about veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan who […]

Article, "Across America, Deadly Echoes of Foreign Battles"

January 14, 2008 | Other News

For your information. This is a special report that the NY Times put out today. It is about: “a series of articles and multimedia about veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan who have committed killings, or been charged with them, after coming home.” The New York Times report can be found here: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/13/us/13vets.html?scp=5&sq=Veterans […]

Article, "Standing Strong on the Home Front"

January 14, 2008 | Other News

http://www.nydailynews.com/opinions/editorials/index.html Standing strong on the home front Sunday, January 13th 2008, 4:00 AM Sue Mori feels irresistibly drawn to opening the door and looking in on the son she gave birth to 22 years ago. “It’s a picture I want to see – John, comfortable in his own bed, at home, safe,” she says. Tricia […]

Article, "The Rocky Road from Combat to College"

January 11, 2008 | Other News

http://www.usatoday.com/news/education/2007-12-26-gi-bill-main_N.htm USA TODAY December 27, 2007 Thursday The rocky road from combat to college By Mary Beth Marklein STARKVILLE, Miss. – By the time he completed his four-year stint in the military three summers ago, Frank Wills had gotten used to taking orders, carrying a rifle and taking pictures of the dead as a combat […]

Federal, State & Local Veterans News

November 15, 2007 | Other News

Written By: Joe Bello (LaGuardia Community College, Veterans Affairs Office) For your information– Mid-month (Federal, State and Local) Veteran’s news. As one of the NY Times article states below, we are losing more and more veterans here in New York City, NY State and the Northeast every day. I’m really concerned when reports say that […]