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'Heroes at Home' Program transitions to New Parent Support Program
“Heroes at Home” will be transitioning to the New Parent Support Program (NPSP), a Family Services program run by the Family and Morale, Welfare and R...
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Smart phone technology helps families in disasters
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and FEMA are introducing a computer-based program and smart phone assessment tool to get families back home quicker a...
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Joining Forces
On Tuesday, April 12th, first lady Michelle Obama announced “Joining Forces,” an initiative to support the unique challenges faced by troops and milit...
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Employment
Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act

The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA, 38 U.S.C. § 4301 – 4335) is a federal law intended to ensure that persons who serve or have served in the Armed Forces, Reserves, National Guard or other “uniformed services:” (1) are not disadvantaged in their civilian careers because of their service; (2) are promptly reemployed in their civilian jobs upon their return from duty; and (3) are not discriminated against in employment based on past, present, or future military service. The federal government is to be a “model employer” under USERRA (38 U.S.C. § 4301).



How Veterans Can Use Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits to Pay for IT Training and Certification

August 8, 2012
by Janet Pinkerton

Veterans and transitioning military members interested in building a career in IT after their service in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars can use their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to pay for IT training and certification. Since October 2011, the benefits can be used to pay for IT training via non-college degree training programs, as well as graduate and undergraduate degree programs

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