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Local Events and Happenings

Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS)

11/5/14 | 7:00AM - 1:00PM
Location: Goldman Sachs Conference Center, 200 West Street, Street Level, New York, NY 10282

The 4th Annual Employment Symposium is an opportunity for transitioning Veterans to learn about career opportunities and transition resources. Keynote speakers include: Major General Joe Robles Jr., USA (Ret.) - President and Chief Executive Officer, United Services Automobile Association (USAA), James Wright, President Emeritus, Dartmouth College, and Jacques Brand, Chief Executive Officer, Deutsche Bank. Interested participants are encouraged to register by October 31. For more information, visit the VOWS event page.

Expected Participants: Servicemembers, Veterans, and stakeholders

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NYC Veterans Day Parade

11/11/14 | 11:00AM (The parade is set to conclude around 3:30PM.)
Location: Fifth Avenue, from 26th Street to 52nd Street

Join us as we honor the service of our Veterans and salute our currently serving military.The parade honors all eras and branches of service, with the U.S. Marine Corps as this year’s featured service branch. For more information, visit the 2014 America's Parade event page.

Expected Participants: NYC VA Regional Office employees, Servicemembers, Veterans, dependents, stakeholders

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Inside Veterans Benefits

Ralph Rigby receives an American flag with his wife Heda at his side.Weekend Tribute

We honor Army Chief Warrant Officer 5 Ralph E. Rigby, who, after 42 years of service, finally retired on 10/28. Rigby was drafted in 1972 during the Vietnam era.

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couple hugging in front of a home21 Millionth

During the month of October, VA guaranteed its 21 millionth home loan. The Home Loan Guaranty program was established in 1944 as part of the original Servicemen’s Readjustment Act of 1944.

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Bob McDonaldBob McDonald's Op-Ed

VA's Secretary Bob McDonald wrote an op-ed in the Baltimore Sun in which he discusses how VA is critical to medicine and to Veterans.

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silhouette of soldierVirtual Reality Therapy

The Long Beach VA Healthcare System is one of dozens of centers in U.S. using virtual-reality goggles in exposure therapy to treat Veterans with PTSD and other mental-health conditions.

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VA Combat Call Center1-877-WAR-VETS

VA's Combat Call Center is a 24/7 referral service for Veterans, family members, and anyone looking to help a Veteran. It is staffed by combat Veterans and spouses of disabled Veterans.

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logo for The Concert for ValorThe Concert for Valor

The star-studded Concert for Valor will be held on Veterans Day, November 11. The free event starts at 7:00 PM on the National Mall. Dedicated seating is available for military families.

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Office Information

New York Regional Benefit Office

245 W. Houston St.
New York, NY 10014

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