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VetLikeMe Feb 15, 2016

Why a Supreme Court Without Scalia Leaves Small Businesses in Legal Limbo

VetLikeMe – Veteran Business News 10/11/2015

SBA Seeks Nominations for the Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development...10 Quick Tips on Business Plan Summaries...POPSMOKE–Become a Startup Veteran...2016: Veteran Entrepreneurship in Higher Education...Feds sue contracting company for millions in false claims

VJ Day: Veterans at 70th anniversary commemorations

Veterans of World War Two have taken part in events to mark the 70th anniversary of VJ Day, when Japan surrendered and the war ended.

VetLikeMe Weekly 1/23/2015

Every military member remembers two dates, the date they entered the service and the date they left.

VetLikeMe, October 30 2014

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has proposed sweeping changes in federal small busslaminess size standards based on inflation that could force thousands of small business that depend on federal contracts to close their doors.

Ranking Member Michaud Discusses VA Reform with Secretary McDonald

Rep. Mike Michaud (D-ME), Ranking Member on the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, met this morning with Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald to discuss reforms to the Department that will improve the delivery of services and benefits to veterans and their families. Michaud released the following statement after today’s meeting:

Veterans Voice Frustration over VA Benefits

Forget about scheduling a doctor's appointment through the Veterans Affairs system. At this point, Sanford Brookins said, he can't even get the St. Petersburg Regional Benefit Office to reply to a letter.

We’ve Cut Off the Chicken’s Head

Montel Williams says “It’s time we took the chicken down…”

House VA Committee Ranking Member Michaud’s Statement on Sec. Shinseki’s Senate...

Veterans’ Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki testified before the Senate VA Committee this morning on the serious questions raised regarding veterans’ healthcare and reports of cover-ups at a number of VA facilities related to lengthy wait-times for treatment.

Hearing to Highlight Initiatives Helping Veterans Become Entrepreneurs

The House Small Business Committee, under the chairmanship of Rep. Sam Graves (R-MO), will hold a hearing Wednesday titled, Military to Entrepreneurship: Private Sector Initiatives to Help Veterans Pursue Business Opportunities.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – March 20, 2014

Since President Jimmy Carter declared the first Women’s History Month in 1980, March has been designated as a time to learn about and honor the contributions of women in every stage of American history and in every sector of ...

The Compartmentalisation of the Continents: The People’s Voice

It has been my privilege to appear three times on David Icke's new channel, The People's Voice, via the fellow who first publicly championed by book, The Sun Thief, Jo Conrad. Jo has a show on The People's Voice called Free Spirits.

VA Resuming Normal Operations as Government Shutdown Ends

Employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs are working to resume normal operations as quickly as possible.

VA “Administrative Expenses” Subject to Sequestration

Today, Representative Mike Michaud (ME-02), Ranking Member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, reacted to the federal government shutdown’s impact on veterans and warned his colleagues about the future impacts of sequestration on the administrative expenses of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – September 09, 2013

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has a number of resources to help seniors find affordable rentals, including:

Veterans’ Education Policy Subject of House Hearing

Today, the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity held a hearing examining policies designed to increase the educational opportunities provided to veterans at public, private and for-profit colleges and universities across the country.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – March 01, 2013

The result could mean more homeless veterans, less help for those looking for work, and tens of thousands of furloughed veteran struggling to make ends meet.

VA Joins With Million Hearts Campaign

February is American Heart Month, a time to educate Americans on what they can do to live heart-healthy lives.

Josie Monaghan – Vet Mother Angel Of Antioch, California

Frustrated by the VA's failure to provide ample community based veterans support ~ Blue star mother, Josie Monaghan, has taken the bull by the horns and with the help of a band of committed local citizens has created a heart centered East County veteran's drop in center, in Northern California.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – February 06, 2013

In August 2010, President Obama announced the Blue Button. Today, it has been downloaded 2.7 million times and the program has been adopted by both the Department of Defense and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – January 17, 2013

If you're suffering from a cold, the flu, or another virus, there are things you can do to help relieve the symptoms, but taking antibiotics will not help. Antibiotics only treat bacterial infections, such as strep throat.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – January 08, 2013

DoD Safe Helpline, operated by RAINN on behalf of the Department of Defense, is a secure, anonymous and confidential crisis support service that connects members of the military community to live sexual assault professionals for one-on-one support.

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