Category Archives: veterans

More veterans finding work as unemployment rates drop again

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Veterans unemployment in March reached its lowest level since the start of the coronavirus pandemic more than a year ago, but still remains significantly higher than before the nationwide shutdowns and business restrictions began. On Friday, officials from the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that unemployment among all veterans last month was at 5 percent, […]

More veterans finding work as unemployment rates drop again

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Veterans unemployment in March reached its lowest level since the start of the coronavirus pandemic more than a year ago, but still remains significantly higher than before the nationwide shutdowns and business restrictions began. On Friday, officials from the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that unemployment among all veterans last month was at 5 percent, […]

Veterans, families may need to get COVID vaccine boosters later this year

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Veterans Affairs officials still have millions of coronavirus vaccine doses they hope to deliver in coming months, but they’re already looking ahead to the possibility of booster shots for vaccinated veterans this fall. That’s because VA medical experts — along with other health professionals worldwide — are planning for the next potential wave of pandemic […]

7 tips for veterans who want to work in the media and entertainment industry

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I’m a Marine veteran who graduated with a degree in English, creative writing. I’ve worked as an editorial intern at a book review company, as an intern for the Writer’s Room with CBS’s “Blue Bloods,” and landed a job at ViacomCBS Veterans Network where I do creative production work and content writing. It was tough […]

Veterans, families may need to get COVID vaccine boosters later this year

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Veterans Affairs officials still have millions of coronavirus vaccine doses they hope to deliver in coming months, but they’re already looking ahead to the possibility of booster shots for vaccinated veterans this fall. That’s because VA medical experts — along with other health professionals worldwide — are planning for the next potential wave of pandemic […]

7 tips for veterans who want to work in the media and entertainment industry

7-tips-for-veterans-who-want-to-work-in-the-media-and-entertainment-industry

I’m a Marine veteran who graduated with a degree in English, creative writing. I’ve worked as an editorial intern at a book review company, as an intern for the Writer’s Room with CBS’s “Blue Bloods,” and landed a job at ViacomCBS Veterans Network where I do creative production work and content writing. It was tough […]

All veterans, their spouses and caregivers eligible to get COVID vaccine through VA under newly-passed bill

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All veterans, their spouses and caregivers will be able to receive a coronavirus vaccine through the Department of Veterans Affairs once doses are made available, under legislation finalized by Congress on Friday. President Joe Biden is expected to sign the measure into law in coming days. Veterans Affairs leaders had supported the move, saying they […]

All veterans, their spouses and caregivers eligible to get COVID vaccine through VA under newly-passed bill

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All veterans, their spouses and caregivers will be able to receive a coronavirus vaccine through the Department of Veterans Affairs once doses are made available, under legislation finalized by Congress on Friday. President Joe Biden is expected to sign the measure into law in coming days. Veterans Affairs leaders had supported the move, saying they […]

The number of veterans experiencing homelessness rose slightly even before the coronavirus pandemic

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The number of veterans experiencing homelessness increased in 2020 even before the effects of the coronavirus pandemic damaged employment prospects and financial resources for the community, according to a new report released by the Department of Housing and Urban Development on Thursday. The increase is a concerning backslide from improvements in the last decade, since […]

The number of veterans experiencing homelessness rose slightly even before the coronavirus pandemic

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The number of veterans experiencing homelessness increased in 2020 even before the effects of the coronavirus pandemic damaged employment prospects and financial resources for the community, according to a new report released by the Department of Housing and Urban Development on Thursday. The increase is a concerning backslide from improvements in the last decade, since […]