On 23 May, the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Health Administration (VHA) notified the public about its three, new operational levels, called VHA COVID-19 Health Protection Levels, intended to provide a consistent, nationwide approach at its medical centers. It wants to ensure the safety of all using their facilities during the continuing COVID-19 pandemic — which has not gone away by any stretch of the imagination if you having following the reports. (more…)
Presented by Chris Yarnell, President of Battle Borne on 18 May 2022 at the council meeting. It came about as a result of need, and is now an example of government-community partnership to a concrete purpose at the ground floor level. Recovery requires more than chatter; families have needs also; connecting veterans and their families to resources requires warm hand-off. (more…)
For some reason, the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs is offering the opportunity to apply for a Veterans Trust Fund state grant for a second time this year. The first period ended around 19 January, which is traditional. Again, not much time to react: applications must be in by 1 June at 2 p.m. (more…)
From a VISN 4 announcement in April:
Do you have a question about a minor health issue but not sure if you need an appointment? Or do you need a prescription refilled? You can receive care from VA without stepping foot into a facility using VA Health Chat. (more…)
A ZoomGov virtual seminar will be conducted on 21 May, starting at 10 a.m. It will explain the process for applying for and obtaining nominations from Congresswoman Wild to the service academies.
The program will include remarks by the Congresswoman, presentations from representatives from the five service academies (more…)
The Council is seeking a special individual who cares about others to help operate its Scholarship Program. It is a rewarding task, and not burdensome, either. Does require an organized mind and leadership skills because you are working in a volunteer team environment. Teachers, administrators, and retired military professionals have found it worthwhile endeavor, but those qualifications are not absolutely necessary.(more…)