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Local Events and Happenings

Keiser University Veteran Student Resource Fair

11/4/14 | 10:00AM-1:30PM
Location: Keiser University- Sarasota Campus 6151 Lake Osprey Road, Sarasota, FL 34240

Join us for our semi-annual student resource fair where we will share information, answer questions on VA Disability Compensation, Pension, Home Loans, Life Insurance, and Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment programs. The Mobile Vet Center will also be available.

Expected Participants: Veterans, their families, survivors, and stakeholders

University of Southern Florida Veterans Day Ceremony

11/4/14 | 11:00AM-12:30PM
Location: University of South Florida, main campus, 4202 E. Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33620

The University of South Florida Veteran Services will be hosting their 5th Annual Veterans Day Ceremony. Their Keynote Speaker will be Medal of Honor recipient, Leroy Poetry. The event will start with the posting of the Colors and National Anthem. There will be remarks from the Director of Veteran Services and Vice President of Student Affairs. The Veterans Day Expo will be co-located with the Veterans Day Ceremony so that participants, guests and students can obtain important information from various VA business lines, as well as University student services.

Expected Participants: Veterans, their families, survivors, and stakeholders

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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St. Petersburg Regional Benefit Office

9500 Bay Pines Blvd.
St. Petersburg, FL 33708

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