Top 5 Veterans News: Nov. 28, 2017

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  1. Town of Ulster approves exemption for Cold War veterans. Town Board members have agreed to adopt the Cold War veterans exemption on a permanent basis. Approval was given during a meeting last week, with town Assessor James Maloney saying the exemption has been in place for 10 years and was set to expire at the end of December.
  2. A veteran’s guide to navigating health care after service. Post-military life can be a flood of decisions, from finding a new career to choosing how, or if, you want to cut your hair.
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    While health care isn’t always a top priority, it’s among one of the most significant and confusing decisions military families need to make while transitioning into new lives.

  3. Cape Prosecutor’s Office to host info session on new program for veterans. Veterans and active military members with mental health problems who are charged with low-level, nonviolent crimes in New Jersey will soon have an opportunity to avoid the court system and jail.
  4. Female veterans to be honored next weekend. In conjunction with the first annual Women Veterans Appreciation Day, organizers are seeking all area female veterans. The sponsoring organizations, VFW Post 6496 and Jackson-Madison Chapter DAR, will host a luncheon and appreciation
  5. USDA helps veterans acquire agriculture skills. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced a new grant opportunity to help military veterans pursue farming and ranching careers. Funding is made through NIFA’s Enhancing Agricultural Opportunities for Military Veterans Competitive Grants Program (AgVets).

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