VA Begins Summer of Service to Bolster Volunteer Assistance for Veterans

WASHINGTON, DC—The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced a new nationwide initiative designed to build upon its existing partnerships to grow the number of individuals and organizations serving Veterans in their communities. The Department is renewing its commitment to Veterans and embarking upon a “Summer of Service” that seeks the help of citizens across […]

Regional Veteran Employment Coordinators

If you’re a federal hiring manager or HR representative with a position that needs to be filled quickly, VESO’s Regional Veteran Employment Coordinators (RVECs) can work with you to find Veteran talent that meets your qualifications. Located in 15 regions across the country, RVE​Cs can help you recruit the most qualified Veterans to your organization. […]

Waking Up – Veterans Crisis Line Video

“Waking Up” offers a glimpse of some of the challenges faced by one resilient Vietnam Veteran who chose to make the call to the Veterans Crisis Line.  The Veteran’s Crisis Line can be reached using the resources found on this page.  

Veterans say legitimate claims routinely denied or ignored

Vietnam War Navy Cross recipient Steve Lowery isn’t alone in his battle to convince the Veterans Benefits Administration that his wounds are linked to his military service. Lowery, a retired Marine major from Las Vegas, took a long-awaited physical examination Thursday at the North Las Vegas VA Medical Center to show a doctor that scars […]

It’s Who We Are – Michael Peterson’s American Legion Song and Video

Michael Peterson is a huge supporter of Veterans.  Michael is the recipient of numerous distinguished public service awards including the prestigious Bob Hope “Spirit of Hope” medal from the USO following his 11 tours and over 150 performances for Service men and women deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan and South Korea.  Michael has lifted the spirit of […]