VA resumes online applications for new ID cards

                  WASHINGTON – Veterans can again submit online applications for new identification cards through the Department of Veterans Affairs website after the system was taken down in December following rollout problems.

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Smart Business Idea for Veterans

Open a retail shop Retail is the fourth-most-popular industry among veteran entrepreneurs, according to the U.S. Census (after professional, scientific and technical services; construction; and health care and social assistance). Retail could be a good option for veterans who excel in sales, marketing and supply chain management. It could be a good…

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Trump Signs 2018 Defense Bill: Here’s What It Means for You

President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a massive defense bill that authorizes everything from troop pay raises to military end strength in fiscal 2018. The Fiscal 2018 National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA, authorizes about $700 billion for the Defense Department, including $634 billion for the base budget and $66…

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Coming changes to TRICARE

New fees, structure for health care system             Vice Adm. Raquel Bono, Defense Health Agency director, hosted a veterans and military service organization roundtable in August to discuss upcoming changes to TRICARE and solicit feedback about beneficiaries’ concerns. “This is their health care plan, and…

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Navy Officer’s Loudspeaker Broadcast of Taps Is Ending

In this 2015 photo, Joshua Corney poses for a portrait outside his Glen Rock, Pa. home. (Chris Dunn/York Daily Record via AP)   The Associated Press 30 Nov 2017 GLEN ROCK, Pa. — A Pennsylvania man whose nightly broadcast of taps through loudspeakers led to lawsuit threats and complaints from…

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