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COVID-19: VA expands virtual services to support Veterans amid regional office closures

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Veterans continue to receive benefits and services after the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) temporarily closed its 56 regional offices to the public, March 19, in response to COVID-19. “The decision to close our offices to the general public, is part of the VA’s effort to limit exposure to vulnerable populations like […]

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Managing Stress During COVID-19

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Impact of the COVID-19 Outbreak on Individuals and Communities The COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak has the potential to increase stress and anxiety, both because of the fear of catching the virus and also because of uncertainty about how the outbreak will affect us socially and economically. There are practical steps you can take to improve your […]

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VFW (District 1) Thanksgiving Feed

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Attention Veterans, families and community members. The VFW (District 1) is hosting a Community Thanksgiving Feast November 28th. Come join the VFW and your fellow Veterans for a great Turkey meal. Date/Time: November 28th from 11am-2pmLocation: VFW (Post 501) 4747 W. Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80204   Have a safe and wonderful Thanksgiving holiday! Return […]

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2019 Presidential Proclamation on Veterans Day

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On November 11, Americans commemorate the service, sacrifice, and immeasurable contributions of our Nation’s veterans who have proudly worn our country’s uniform to defend and preserve our precious liberty.  As we celebrate Veterans Day, we pause to recognize the brave men and women who have fearlessly and faithfully worked to defend the United States and our freedom.  […]

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NATIONAL HIRE A VETERAN DAY (July 25th)

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Every day, hundreds of our military personnel leave the service in search of civilian employment. On July 25, National Hire A Veteran Day reminds employers to consider veterans to fill their open positions. As highly trained, qualified individuals, they’re ideal for numerous trades. Legislation protects separating servicemen and women as they enter the civilian workforce. […]

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PTSD Awareness Day 2019

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PTSD Awareness Day is observed every year on June 27th. PTSD stands for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and is a condition that many veterans and non-veterans alike suffer. PTSD can occur when someone experiences or witnesses a traumatic event. This condition wasn’t always understood properly by the medical or military community, and Department of Defense press releases often […]