Oct. 18, the GI Bill "Ask a Question" system upgraded to "Ask VA."
To further protect your information you will need a VA.gov account, which allows you to access other benefits and systems within VA.
The Veterans Benefits Guide highlights VA benefits and services available for transitioning service members and their families is now available in print and digital publication.
Veterans can now schedule a telephone appointment with a Los Angeles VA Regional Office Representative to discuss all their benefit needs. It’s easy! Just click the link above or type the information into your browser, and you will be able to view available times and schedule the preferred time for your appointment. An LARO representative will call at the time scheduled by the Veteran.
Please visit our website to learn more about appointment options.
Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program (VRRAP)
On March 11, 2021, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) launched VRRAP for Veterans who have lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Veterans participating in VRRAP can receive education and training for high-demand occupations, which is determined by the Commissioner of Labor Statistics. Veterans will receive up to 12 months of tuition and fees and a monthly housing allowance based on Post-9/11 GI Bill rates. To learn more about VRRAP and how to apply for the program, Veterans can visit www.va.gov. Veterans can also contact the Education Call Center at 888-442-4551 between 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. EST, Monday-Friday to speak with a VA education representative.
Are you an Alaska Native Vietnam-era Veteran?
You may be entitled to a Native allotment selection, if you are an Alaska Native Vietnam Veteran who served between 1964 and 1971, AND have not received a Native allotment, OR are an heir to someone who meets the above criteria. For more information, visit the Bureau of Land Management web site or read their flyer.
Virtual Veteran’s Day Symposium
Date: Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Time: 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. (EST)
Location: WebEx Virtual Event
Link: Click here to Join the Meeting
Phone: 1-404-397-1596, access code 2763 936 4325
Audience: VA Staff and Veterans nationwide
Outreach, Transition and Economic Development (OTED) will host a Virtual Veteran’s Day Symposium. This informative and educational event will allow Veterans nationwide the opportunity to learn about resources that are available to them. The event will feature speakers from VA’s Center for Women Veterans, Center for Minority Veterans, and Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, as well as VHA’s Mental Health Services. The symposium will also highlight Veteran resources, community resources, and showcase the www.va.gov website for the attendees.
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