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#VetResources is a weekly newsletter for Veterans, their Families, Caregivers, and Survivors.

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Free Training Program Offers Path to Tech Careers

Veterans and their spouses are eligible for free training programs through NPower, including tech training, professional development, paid learning opportunities and job placements.

Upcoming Events

Feb. 17, 1-2 p.m. - Virtual Outreach Symposium for Minority Veterans
Feb. 17, 7-8:30 p.m. - Effective Communication
Feb. 18, 11 a.m. - noon - SBA Pittsburgh Hour with Veterans
Feb. 22, 7-8 p.m. - Creating Calmness in Stressful Times
Feb. 23, 12-4 p.m. - Veteran Virtual Career Expo
Feb. 23, 2-3 p.m. - VA Careers Virtual Open House
Feb. 23, 2-3 p.m. - Online Caregiver Chat
Feb. 23, 3-4 p.m. - Heroes Connect: Military to Manufacturing featuring WestRock
Feb. 23, 6-7 p.m. - Two Remarkable Stories: A Celebration of Black History Month
Feb. 24, 1-2 p.m. - VetXL: Minority Veterans Together Q&A


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VA Disability and SSDI, Can Veterans Collect Both?

Are you receiving (or qualify for) Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and wonder how SSDI may affect VA disability or other VA benefits? Learn how SSDI interacts specifically with VA disability.


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Register SNAP EBT Card on Amazon for Exclusive Benefits and Discounts

Customers with a valid Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card can use SNAP benefits to shop for groceries on Amazon Fresh and groceries in 45 states as well as the District of Columbia.

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Borne the Battle: Airman to 4-Star General w/ Air Force Veteran Larry O. Spencer

Larry Spencer, Air Force Veteran and Retired General, shares life and financial lessons learned during his 44-year journey. Spencer, who rose from the enlisted ranks to become a four-star general and Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force, discusses leaving retirement and his recent positions as a director or board member of multiple private-sector corporations.




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Join a live Q&A event focused on Minority Veterans on February 24 @ 1PM ET, where participants and a panel of subject matter experts can engage in dialogue on minority Veterans, benefits, health equity, and LGBTQ+.


Learn more about experiencing chronic pain, treatment options, self-help tools, and resources to help you cope.

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Chair Yoga for Heart Health

February is Heart Health Awareness Month, a perfect time to learn more about keeping a healthy heart. As studies have shown yoga to provide heart health benefits, join Danielle Olauson, yoga instructor and VA Whole Health employee, in a 12-minute heart-focused chair yoga practice.


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VA Solid Start, Housing the Homeless, Debt Relief

The latest episode of The BLUF highlights an outreach program focused on connecting with recently separated Veterans, housing homeless Veterans, and debt relief programs available to Veterans.


Veteran Jobs

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Win $100 Gift Card by Answering the Following Question:

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


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GelPro 25% off discount for online purchases.

Vineyard Vines 15% off most items once verified. Available for active military, reservists and Veterans.

Sunglass Hut 15% off discount.


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