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Free Online Course for Veteran Entrepreneurs: Apply by Oct. 31

Are you a Veteran looking to start your own business? Warrior Rising offers free entrepreneurship training to current and former military service members.

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Upcoming Events

(All times ET unless noted)

Oct 27, 12-1 p.m. CT – Texas Veterans Forum Q&A 
Oct. 27, 1-2 p.m. – Breast Cancer-Pact Act Workshop 
Oct. 28, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. – Maryland Virtual Military-Friendly Job Fair 
Oct 28, 12-1 p.m. – Virtual Veteran Franchise Fair 
Oct. 31 – Nov. 4 – Veteran & Family Townhall – Ask Questions to VA & Community Experts 
Oct. 31, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. – Veteran Small Business Week: Doing Business in Maryland 
Nov. 1, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. MT – Fraud Prevention for Social Security Veterans
Nov. 1, 4-5 p.m. – VIRTUAL – Starting Your Own Business 
Nov. 2, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. – Virtual Career and Resources Fair 
Nov. 2, 12-1 p.m. – Advanced Asset Accumulation Planning: Financial Education 
Nov. 2, 3-4 p.m. – Advanced Asset Accumulation Planning: Financial Education 
Nov. 2-3, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. – Fort Drum Career Summit 
Nov. 3, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. – Maryland Veteran-Owned Small Business Conference
Nov. 3, 4-5 p.m. – VIRTUAL – Government Contracting Basics: Small Business Week

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FREE: Brand New Medical Supplies and Equipment

Learn how Veterans and their families can save money on medical supplies and equipment with VA health care. From medical beds to wheelchair ramps, VA can help. All medical supplies and equipment are brand new, never used and yours to keep.

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Community Catalyst Award Applications Open Nov. 1

Your organization’s innovation to improve experiences for Veterans, their families, caregivers and survivors could win $100,000. Applications for VA’s new Community Catalyst Award open Nov. 1. 

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Help Reshape VA’s Mission Statement

VA is seeking your input on how its mission statement may evolve to be more inclusive and representative of the changing needs of all Veterans. Click below to learn more and share your voice.

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Ask Your Questions Now: Veterans and Family Town Hall Oct 31-Nov 4

Get answers from VA and community experts to your questions about Veterans, family, caregivers and survivors’ benefits, resources, health care and other information.

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Learn more about mental health challenges related to transitioning from service, treatment options, self-help tools, and resources to help you.


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Explore the History of VA 

In 1932, the Bonus Army protests set lawmakers on a path to provide benefits to Veterans who had served their country. Learn more about the history of the Bonus Army Veterans and explore the “History of VA in 100 Objects.” The virtual exhibit spotlights objects that illuminate the Nation’s historical efforts to honor and reward Veterans from 1776 to the present. 

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Dispose of Unused Medications and Prescriptions at VA: Open to the Public

Dispose of unused or expired medicine, including controlled substance prescriptions, during VA’s Medication Take Back Days Oct. 28 and 29. All VA medical facilities will be open for drop offs, and the public is invited to participate.

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Veterans Day 2022 Free Meals, Discounts and Offers

Veterans Day is Friday, November 11. Check out all the 2022 Veterans Day discounts. 

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Veteran Jobs


Post a free job to RallyPoint’s community consisting of nearly 2 million Veterans, spouses, caregivers and survivors.

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Last Chance October Sweeps! Win $100 Gift Card by Answering the Following Questions:



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Huckberry 10% off all Huckberry orders.

McCoy’s Building Supply 10% military discount and on Memorial Day and Veterans’ Day they offer an Extended Military Discount

Gander Mountain 5% off every day at retail locations.

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Find a VA facility near you.

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VA is here for you.

1-800-MyVA411 (800-698-2411) is always the right number

Veterans Crisis Line988 and press 1, Chat, or Text 838255
Vet Centers: 1-877-927-8387
Homeless Veteran Resources: 1-877-424-3838 or Chat
White House VA Hotline: 1-855-948-2311


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