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Apr 20

April 20, 2017

Veterans Can Now Schedule VA Appointments Online

  New Online Appointment Scheduling Service Integrated with My HealtheVet Have you heard the good news? Veterans in many parts of the country are now able to use the new App to request or schedule certain appointments online. VAR is a new web application that is also accessible via smartphones, tablets and desktops. More than 60 VA Medical Centers (VAMCs) have started using VAR, and more are coming online every few weeks. Visit the VA App Store at: https://mobile.va.gov/app/veteran-appointment-request#varLocationList and see where…

Posted in Government Resource, Health

Apr 10

April 10, 2017

Prep Connect Classes!

Looking for more information about how to bridge the gap between military and civilian careers? Prep Connect 360builds on what you’ve learned in TAP/ACAP/Soldier for Life, and takes you to the next level. Best described as “Master’s level TAP” or “TAP onsteroids”, PC360 is a week-long workshop that focuses on YOU. What do YOUwant to do next? You’ll polish your 30 second introduction, get hands oninterview practice with local employers, and learn how to network. The  week is all about you…

Posted in Government Resource, Training

Mar 29

March 29, 2017

CONG State Tuition Assistance News

Check out the latest news from the CONG State Tuition Assistance Office

Posted in Government Resource

Mar 29

March 29, 2017

RSP April Newsletter

Check out the April RSP Newsletter.  

Posted in Child and Youth, Government Resource

Mar 8

March 8, 2017

Army One Source Update

As the Army OneSource Outreach Initiative transitions to end their support, we wanted to provide an update on the status of myarmyonesource.com website. Myarmyonesource.com will stay active until the new Army Family Web Portal (AFWP) is launched.  The new AFWP will focus on Army Community Services (ACS) specific content and applications [Volunteer Management Information System (VMIS), Information Management Services (IMS)].  ACS Staff Site Client Tracking System (CTS), Family Advocacy Program (FAP) will also merge with AFWP making it a one stop…

Posted in Government Resource

Mar 8

March 8, 2017

Employment Workshop

US DOL Employment Workshop The US Department of Labor Employment Workshop consists of transition and employment training that will support you with the                                                             conversion into civil employment a little easier. The Workshop will teach you skills such as: ~Employment Resources & Opportunities ~Resume Building ~Personal Marketing ~Interviewing Strategies . 

Posted in Employment, Government Resource, Training

Mar 8

March 8, 2017

Looking for a Tax Break?

Tax Break Military.com | by Jennifer Lear Military reservists are entitled to a tax benefit for unreimbursed business expenses for drill mileage, lodging, meals and other incidental expenses. This tax break is not a deduction nor a credit, but rather an adjustment to income for expenses incurred for travel more than 100 miles from home to fulfill duties as a member of the Reserve Component. The Reserve Component is a technical term that includes National Guard and reservists. These travel…

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Feb 17

February 17, 2017

VA-Tri-Care February 2017 Newsletter

The VA & TRICARE newsletter attached contains information regarding wise health care and Traumatic Service Group Life Insurance. VA-Tri-Care February 2017 Newsletter **This is not an endorsement but an item of general interest to members of the CONG**

Posted in Government Resource

Feb 9

February 9, 2017

Federal Tuition Assistance FY17

1. What is it?  FTA is financial assistance provided for voluntary off-duty education programs in support of a Soldier’s professional and personal self-development goals. (Reference: AR 621-5, Army Continuing Education System) 2. How Do I Qualify?  Currently serving in the Army National Guard, and o Have served at least one year of service after your AIT/BOLC graduation date. Do not have an ETS or MRD prior to completion of FTA funded course(s). Service Obligation o Officers and Commissioned Warrant Officers…

Posted in Community Resource, Government Resource

Feb 8

February 8, 2017

Military One Source

Need financial or tax advice? Need to talk about family issues or managing stress? Thinking about going back to school? Military OneSource is a Department of Defense-funded program that’s both a call center and a website, providing comprehensive information on every aspect of military life. These services are free to Active Duty, National Guard, and Reserve Service Members, their families, and survivors. Information includes, but is not limited to, deployment, reunion, relationships, grief, spouse employment, education, parenting, child care, and…

Posted in Community Resource, Government Resource