Military Kids: Education After High School

By this time every year, some high school students have selected a college and maybe even know if they will receive a scholarship. But for others, making...

Selected Reserve Montgomery GI Bill Benefits

The Montgomery GI Bill - Selected Reserve program may be available to you if you are a member of the Selected Reserve. The Selected Reserve includes the Army...

Transition Offices Help Veterans Find Jobs

Those leaving the Armed Forces are often reluctant to initiate their preseparation activities because they dread the thought of finding a job. It is, however,...

VA Bereavement Counseling

VA Vet Centers provide bereavement counseling to all family members including spouses, children, parents, and siblings of Servicemembers who die while on active duty. This includes federally activated members of the National Guard and reserve components. Bereavement services may be accessed by calling (202) 461-6530. Bereavement Counseling related to Veterans: Bereavement counseling is available through any Veterans […]

Financial Assessment to Receive VA Disability Benefits

Most veterans not receiving VA disability compensation or pension payments must provide information on their gross annual household income and net worth to determine whether they are below the annually adjusted financial thresholds. VA is currently not enrolling new applicants who decline to provide financial information unless they have a special eligibility factor exempting them from disclosure. VA’s […]

Veterans Benefits for National Guard and Reserve Servicemembers

Reserve and National Guard Eligibility  Reservists who served on active duty establish veteran status and may be eligible for the full-range of VA benefits, depending on the length of active military service and a discharge or release from active duty under conditions other than dishonorable. In addition, Reservists not activated may qualify for some VA […]

Tricare for Life pharmacy pilot begins March 15

If you are a beneficiary of Tricare for Life, you should have received a letter notifying you of a new pharmacy pilot program. The new program requires users to get certain medications through home delivery or at a military pharmacy. Officials said the congressionally mandated pilot program, which begins March 15, applies to refills of maintenance […]

Montgomery GI Bill – Selected Reserve

Benefit Description The Montgomery GI Bill – Selected Reserve program may be available to you if you are a member of the Selected Reserve. The Selected Reserve includes the Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Air Force Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve, Coast Guard Reserve, the Army National Guard, and the Air National Guard. You may use this education assistance […]

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