Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Vietnam War Veteran Ross A. Miller.

Ross served as a Gunner’s Mate in the Navy from 1968 to 1973. His awards include the Vietnam Service Medal and Navy Achievement Medal.

Since leaving the Navy, Ross continues to be dedicated to community service and serving his fellow Veterans. He is currently the General Manager for a company that is contracted by the...
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Human-centered design means designing for people by first understanding what they actually need. Getting the input of staff members and Veterans is informing our process of how to best serve Veterans.

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Interested in furthering your education, but not sure how to foot the bill? VA can help cover the cost of tuition, housing, training, and other education-related expenses. #ExploreVA

Apply for Education & Training Benefits | Explore VA Benefits

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ICYMI: Secretary Shulkin sat down with Bill Rausch from Got Your 6 for a digital town hall event.

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Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Diane Icilda Mills.

Diane was born in Antigua and grew up in Dallas, Texas. She enlisted in the Army after graduating from high school and served from 1992 to 2003. During her time in the Army, she served as a signal support systems specialist and administrative specialist.

Diane’s tours of duty include the Army’s 121st Evacuation Hospital in Seoul,...
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World War II vet Perry Corman went skydiving with the U.S. Army Golden Knights.

Sky high mission: 91-year-old World War II vet completes parachute jump

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VA has awarded three university contracts to research and share local history through the diversity of Veterans’ experience found in VA national cemeteries.

Universities join with VA to honor Veterans through legacy program - VAntage Point

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Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Arthur L. Elder. Arthur served in the Vietnam War.

Arthur was in Vietnam from May 1966 to May 1967. He was stationed in the Central Highland region near Qui Nhon. Arthur received the Vietnam Service medal with 2 Bronze Service Stars, the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Ribbon and Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with a Palm Unit Citation.

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Yesterday, Got Your 6's Bill Rausch asked Secretary Shulkin your questions in a YouTube live digital town hall.

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The 2017 Tillman Scholars Program application closes March 1st. Information about the program and how to apply available in the blog.

Veterans, military spouses: 2017 Tillman Scholars Program application closes March 1 - VAntage Point

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Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Sharon Vargas. Sharon served from 1972 to 1992, participating during a number of wars, including Vietnam and the Gulf War.

Originally from Ambler, PA, Sharon joined the Army during the WAC expansion out of Philadelphia. She was one of the first female recruiters in the US after the integration of WAC into the Army. Sharon spent 18 years with the Army...
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“They give you a stipend, they pay for your tutoring, all of your books.” Through a vocational rehab employment program, #USArmy Veteran Dennis got his foot in the door, which led to the start of a new career. Watch his video and #ExploreVA today.

Share Dennis’ story. This #USArmy #Veteran wants other Vets to know VA has benefits to help them succeed in life after the military. #ExploreVA

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This week's podcast features our new Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Dr. David Shulkin. Secretary Shulkin talks about his commitment to Veterans and moving the department forward.

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Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Joseph DeLuca. Joseph served during World War II.

Joseph joined the war effort in 1943. He was stationed in France, Belgium, Germany, Italy and Austria. Over the course of the war, Joseph and his unit walked over 500 miles carrying weapons and a full pack weighing over 80 pounds.

Some of Joseph’s most significant moments in service occurred when...
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“Yoga sends a message to the brain that all is well.” Dr. Louanne Davis is studying the effects yoga has on PTSD symptoms.

Can yoga ease your PTSD? VA wants to find out - VAntage Point

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Sponsored by the Department of Defense, this annual nationwide observance challenges smokeless tobacco users to quit for good by committing to a “quit date.”

VA supports ‘Great American Spit Out,’ encouraging Veterans to quit smokeless tobacco - VAntage Point

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Submit questions for our digital town hall with Secretary Shulkin and then watch live tomorrow afternoon on YouTube at 2:45pm EST.

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Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Marine Corps Veteran Mike Dowling.

Mike served in Operation Iraqi Freedom as a K-9 handler with the Security Battalion from 2001 to 2005. He then joined the reserves in 2008 and served with the Wounded Warrior Battalion until 2010.

Mike trained and managed the first Marine Corps team of working dogs specially trained for bomb detection during Operation Iraqi...
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Proudly donning his "red tails" jacket, Terry Bailey spoke at Mount Zion Baptist Church about his time as a Tuskagee Airman

Tuskegee Airman recalls his time of breaking barriers in sky

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