Here is a list of Free Thanksgiving Day meals in the region: • Bemidji Community Thanksgiving meal of turkey with all the trimmings will be held this year at Calvary Lutheran Church, 2508 Washington Ave. S. The free meal and fellowship will run from noon to 1:30 p.m. • Detroit Lakes Community Thanksgiving Feast, Holy Rosary Church 1043 Lake Avenue Detroit
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has issued a new policy implementing the May 2018 Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, to protect veteran homeowners from predatory lending practices when obtaining a VA guaranteed refinance loan. The act helps protect veterans and service members from the dangers associated with repeatedly refinancing their home loans, requiring, among other things, the seasoning of the original loan and a recoupment period for fees, closing costs, and expenses related to the refinance.
If a veteran has a service-connected rating of 60 percent - 90 percent that causes unemployability, the veteran may be eligible for compensation at 100 percent. If a veteran is hospitalized for 21 days or more, or in convalescent care for one month or more for service-connected disabilities, the veteran will be compensated at 100 percent during the time period. Any veteran rated 10 percent or more for a service-connected disability is eligible to receive training from Vocational Rehabilitation Training program.
As part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) ongoing efforts to help transitioning service members navigate and understand VA's various benefits, the agency recently updated VA's briefing portion of the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) an interagency initiative authorized as a voluntary program in 1991 under the National Defense Authorization Act and made mandatory under the VOW to Hire Heroes Act in 2011 to help service members adjust to civilian life.
If you believe your life or health is in danger, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room (ER) right away. During a medical emergency, veterans should immediately seek medical care. A medical emergency is an injury, illness or symptom so severe that without immediate treatment, you believe your life or health is in danger. Veterans do not need to check with VA before calling for an ambulance or going to an ER. However, promptly notifying the nearest VA medical facility of the emergency care and transportation is very important in VA being able to potentially reimburse costs.
During a medical emergency, veterans should immediately seek care at the nearest medical facility. A medical emergency is an injury, illness or symptom so severe that without immediate treatment, you believe your life or health is in danger. If you believe your life or health is in danger, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency department (ED) right away. veterans do not need to check with VA before calling for an ambulance or going to an ED. During a medical emergency, VA encourages all veterans to seek immediate medical attention without delay. A
You've probably wondered from time-to-time what type of disability warrants compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). It's probably crossed your mind if any of your service-related accidents, or injuries, could possibly qualify for VA compensation, especially, if you have an ongoing ailment that requires medical attention. For instance, injuries sustained during PT oftentimes get worse over time, and require constant medical attention over time.
While the U.S. Military Academy at West Point is a college campus, it's also an active Army base and training facility. That means that unlike other college campuses, you can't just drive on and walk into classrooms and dorm rooms without planning your visit a little in advance. So whether you're a sports fan, historian, young aspiring cadet, or a full-fledged candidate, here are four easy ways to visit West Point. 1.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is working with the U.S.
If you are getting government payments you are most likely receiving them via direct deposit. In fact, the government requires all payments to individuals be made via direct deposit, there are exceptions to this rule, but they can be cumbersome. If you are unable to obtain a bank account, the government will issue you a debit card, they will then deposit your payments to that debit card. For more information see the DFAS website.