Census Jobs for Veterans, Iwo Jima & Navajo Code Talker, Adaptive Sport Grants

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An open letter to the Veteran community from the U.S. Census Bureau

As Article I Section II of the Constitution directs, every 10 years, we conduct a census to determine representation in Congress. JOIN OUR TEAM. We want to hire Veterans for temporary census jobs. Apply to work as a census taker at 2020census.gov/jobs. If you know others who are looking for work, please spread the word.


Stories from Iwo Jima - An Unbreakable Code

Iwo Jima
Peter MacDonald Sr. is one of the last remaining Navajo Code Talkers. On the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima, he explains what made the "unbreakable" code so effective, and how it helped save lives and secure victory in the Pacific. An Unbreakable Code


2020 National Veterans Day Poster Contest

Calling all artists! The 2020 National Veterans Day Poster Contest is underway. Each year the Veterans Day National Committee publishes a commemorative Veterans Day poster. 
Over the years these posters have illustrated the rich history of our country's service men and women.


VA actively recruits military spouses for careers serving Veterans

As a military spouse, you're qualified, educated and ready to serve. You have a unique perspective and understanding of what it means to care for our nation's heroes. 
The career program connects military spouses with more than 390 affiliated employers who have committed to recruit, hire, promote and retain military spouses in jobs everywhere.


Talking Sauce w/ Air Force Veteran Charlynda Scales

This week's Borne the Battle's guest started with a recipe handed down from her grandfather, a $25,000 investment, and turned it into a successful business that launched on Amazon this past November.



Veterans and caregivers turn to free CaringBridge sites for support

Through a partnership between VA and CaringBridge, Veterans and their caregivers can use free CaringBridge social sites as a place of help, hope and healing.
CaringBridge is a nonprofit social network dedicated to helping family and friends communicate with and support loved ones during a health journey with a free, personal and protected website.


Applications open for community organizations to apply for millions in adaptive sports grants to support community reintegration for disabled Veterans

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is accepting applications through March 17 for up to $15 million in grants for civic groups providing adaptive sports and therapeutic recreational opportunities to Veterans and members of the armed forces with disabilities.


You would save $1,000 this year by ditching dip or chew

Spit Out
If you use smokeless tobacco products and have tried or considered quitting before, let VA help you leave dip or chew behind for good. The Great American Spit Out on Feb. 20 is the perfect time to prioritize your health and blaze a new trail free of dip cans, chew pouches and spit cups.


Learn more about precision oncology for Veterans with prostate cancer

Check out the Feb. 24 lecture live or online

National Resource Directory
Did you know the National Resource Directory has more than 14,000 vetted resources available to you right now? 

Discuss on RallyPoint: What is this thing? Is it a patch?

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No Veteran Should Be Without a Place to Call Home

Free Help for Homeless Veterans Dial 1-877-4AID-VET (1-877-424-3838) for 24/7 access VA's services for homeless and at-risk Veterans
Homeless Veteran Chat Confidential, 24/7 online support for homeless Veterans and friends
https://www.va.gov/homeless for more information

Are you a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one? 

Did you know that VA offers same day services in Primary Care and Mental Health at 172 VA Medical Centers across the country? Make the Connection Resource Locator

Contact the Veterans Crisis Line (1-800-273-8255 and press 1, Chat, or Text 838255.)

RallyPoint Resources
Learn how RallyPoint can help you and other members of the Veteran community. Connect with Veterans about mild to moderate TBIs. Discuss with Veterans the symptoms of un-undiagnosed brain injuries. Learn ways to get free R&R style PTSD treatment.