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Space Needed for Doe Fund’s Veterans Photography Project!

March 25, 2011 | Other News

I am writing you in the hope you can help me find a CUNY school or Vets Club that could help us find a space for a photography show for the veterans of the Doe Funds Veterans Photography Project. As you know, the Doe Funds Veterans Program has a photography project here at the shelter.  […]

Affordable Housing for Veterans Opening Soon in the Bronx

March 16, 2011 | Other News

Jericho Project, a nonprofit supportive and affordable housing developer, is pleased to announce the opening of its new Veterans Residence I in Spring 2011. Veterans Residence I is located at 355 East 194th Street in the Fordham-Bedford neighborhood of the Bronx. The Residence is four blocks from the B/D train at Kingsbridge Road and is […]

Important: Upcoming Changes to Post-9/11 GI Bill

January 7, 2011 | Other News, Programs & Services

Upcoming Changes to The Post-9/11 GI-Bill The Post-9/11 Veterans Education Assistance Improvements Act of 2010 was recently signed into law. This page lists changes to the GI Bill made by this law. Effective August 1, 2009, but not payable until October 1, 2011 Certain National Guard members mobilized on Title 32 orders on-or-after September 11, […]

Important: New Education Benefits for Wounded and Disabled Vets, The White House Blog

January 4, 2011 | Financing Your Education, Other News

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2011/01/01/ringing-new-year-new-education-benefits-wounded-warriors The White House Blog Ringing In the New Year With New Education Benefits for Wounded Warriors Posted by Brian Hawthorne on January 01, 2011 at 05:56 PM EST Cross posted from the Warrior Care blog. In case you hadn’t heard, in the last days of the Session, both the House and the Senate passed a […]

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 […]