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VetServe 2022: Strengthening Volunteerism with Veterans April 21

Join VA as we gear up for National Volunteer Week, April 17 – 23, 2022. As part of National Volunteer Week, we are looking to leverage some of our country’s greatest assets –Veterans – to support “VetServe 2022,” a campaign to strengthen volunteer capacity across the Nation on April 21, 2022.

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Upcoming Events

(all times ET unless noted)

Apr. 7, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. – The Research Advisory Committee On Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses: Subcommittee Veteran Engagement Session Apr. 7, 1-2 p.m. – Vet XL: Virginia Veterans Q&A Apr. 7, 7-8 p.m. – Caregivers Workshop Apr. 8, 12-1 p.m. – Financing Your Business Apr. 11, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. – Sharing the Journey – Online Support Group Apr. 12, 12-12:30 p.m. – VA Careers “Talk About It Tuesday” Broadcast Apr. 12, 12-1 p.m. – Proving Your Business Idea Works Apr. 12, 8-9:30 p.m. – Stress Solutions Apr. 13, 12-1 p.m. – Destination: Financial Wellness Apr. 13, 3-4 p.m. – Heroes Connect: Military to Manufacturing Apr. 13, 5-6 p.m. – Destination: Financial Wellness

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2022 GI Bill Summit: Q&A with VA – April 14

The 2022 GI Bill Summit will feature a Q&A with the Veterans Benefits Administration’s Education Service. Topics include GI Bill modernization, enrollment verification requirements, and COVID-19 protection of monthly housing allowance benefits.

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VA Seeks Input on Challenges to Veteran Voter Registration

Help VA best assist Veterans like you in registering to vote! As part of VA’s “whole health” approach to care, we believe that it is part of our duty to Veterans and their families to ensure that you are able to exercise the right to vote that you fought and served to protect. Click here to learn more and take the survey to share your voice.

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Tax Day is April 18: File for Free Using IRS Free File 

The IRS Free File Program is a public-private partnership between the IRS and many tax preparation and filing software industry leaders who provide their brand-name products for free.

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From Medication to Meditation – Whole Health Changes Lives

VA’s Whole Health program is helping Veterans discover how meditation can help manage chronic pain. Whole Health means thinking about and approaching your health in a new way.

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VA Believes in MST Survivors

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This month and year-round, VA works to raise awareness of its many resources and care options to help military sexual trauma (MST) survivors heal. No matter how long it’s been since the MST occurred, VA is here to support you.

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VA Seeks Nominations for Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans

VA remains committed to making sure all Veterans and their families are able to secure a safe, stable place they can call home. VA cannot do this work alone and is calling for dedicated individuals to be a part of the Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans.

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BtB Rewind: Coach K, Army Veteran

This week, Borne the Battle revisits the interview with Coach K, who discusses his decision to go to West Point, transitioning from military to college coaching, developing young players, and his experience in the Army.

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Roxy 15% off military discount.

DISH Stars & Stripes Pack added to your TV package for two years at no cost.

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