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Local Events and Happenings

Yellow Ribbon 333rd Military Police Event

The Yellow Ribbon 333rd Military Police event will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014 and Sunday, April 27, 2014 from 8am to 4pm in Farmingdale, NY. Reservists deploying on Title 10 orders in support of OEF/OIF will receive a series of briefings to include VA benefits eligibility and application instruction, prior to their departure and following their return. We will also conduct registration for the eBenefits portal. During the brief, following their deployment, service members may also submit claims for conditions incurred or aggravated during their active duty tour.

Vietnam Veterans Information Day

The Vietnam Veterans Information Day event will be held on Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 9am to 3pm at the Northport VAMC, Building 200, The Pavillion. This is an outreach event for all Veterans, with a focus on Vietnam Veterans. Information will be provided in many areas to include eligibility and application for VA benefits. We will conduct eBenefits registration and answer questions regarding any pending claims with our office.

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Department of Veterans Affairs sealVA Grant Website

Veterans and organizations serving Veterans can now find information on VA grant programs in one location, on the redesigned VA grant website.

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VA Vantage Point blog logoPTSD Does Not Equate to Violence

Equating PTSD with aggressive behavior is not only inaccurate but it perpetuates a stigma that can prevent Servicemembers and Veterans from seeking help.

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Student Veterans of America logoVeterans in Higher Education

Research shows that Veterans graduate at significantly higher rates than other nontraditional students, while performing at a level comparable to traditional students.

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Thumbnail of Specially Adapted Housing infographicSpecially Adapted Housing for ALS

Servicemembers and Veterans with service-connected amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) are now presumed medically eligible for grants up to almost $68,000 to adapt their homes.

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U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics sealVeteran Unemployment Rates

In March the unemployment rate for all Veterans was 6.0%, which was lower than the national average of 6.7%. The rate for Post-9/11 Veterans was 6.9%.

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New York Regional Benefit Office

245 W. Houston St.
New York, NY 10014

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