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Supporting Our Veterans

Cool App-titude: ADA Guide - Disabled Veterans

April 5, 2011
By Rachel Eisenhower

An app for Android provides helpful information for disabled military veterans, their families and their caregivers.

Homefront Help: Continued Health Care Benefit Program

March 10, 2011
By Rita Boland

Troops with lag time between the end of their military service and the beginning of their civilian careers can choose the Continued Health Care Benefit Program (CHCBP) for their medical insurance needs.

Homefront Help: Wounded Warrior Task Force

February 3, 2011
By Rita Boland

The U.S. Defense Department has established a Wounded Warrior Task Force (WWTF) to assist and support the care, management and transition of recovering wounded, ill and injured members of the U.S. military.

Homefront Help: Honor and Remember

January 27, 2011
By Rita Boland

The mission of Honor and Remember is to create, establish and promote a nationally recognized flag to fly continually as a visible reminder of the lives lost in defense of the United States' national freedom since the country's founding.

Help a Veteran--Offer a Job

January 14, 2011
By Rita Boland

Two U.S. Army officers who recently returned from deployments to Iraq each have the same advice for industry members who want to help soldiers-hire troops when they separate from the military.

Cool App-titude: Veterans Day

November 9, 2010
By Rachel Eisenhower

A Facebook app from the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) allows supporters to join a virtual Veterans Day march and earn two vets tickets to the Super Bowl.

Cool App-titude: T2 Mood Tracker

November 2, 2010
By Rachel Eisenhower

A free smart phone app makes it easier for service members and veterans to track their emotional health after deployments.

Homefront Help: Returning Heroes Home

October 28, 2010
By Rita Boland

Returning Heroes Home offers a place for wounded warriors and their families at the San Antonio Military Medical Center burn unit and the Center for the Intrepid to recover, rest and find support.

Homefront Help: ASMBA STAR Foundation

September 30, 2010
By Rita Boland

The Armed Services Mutual Benefit Association (ASMBA) STAR Foundation is a voluntary group that assists members of the military community by awarding funds to organizations that support them. Grants are awarded to nonprofit organizations that provide services to troops, veterans and their families as well as their communities.

Homefront Help: ReBoot Camp

September 2, 2010
By Rita Boland

Warfighters, welcome back! ReBoot Camp is the 1st Civilian Division-an organization that links up veterans so they can support each other to make successful transitions from the military to civilian life.


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