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Jan. 26, 2018

DoD, VA Release Online Tool to Help Vets With Discharge Upgrade Process

A joint initiative between the Defense and Veterans Affairs departments has yielded a web-based tool that will provide customized guidance to veterans who desire to upgrade or change the conditions of their military discharge.

Jan. 9, 2018

Trump Signs Order to Improve Mental Health Resources for Transitioning Veterans

President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order allowing transitioning service members and veterans to receive up to a year of mental health care from the Veterans Affairs Department after discharge from the service.

May 5, 2016

Program Director: Military Sexual Assault Efforts Having Impact, But Hurdles Remain

Army Maj. Gen. Camille M. Nichols, director of the Defense Department’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program, said efforts are having an impact, but that there are still hurdles to overcome.

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