White Sox Game Night September 11 2015‏

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The White Sox have dedicated Friday, September 11th to all those that serve and protect our Country. On this special day, the White Sox would like to offer specially priced tickets to all past and present members of the military, law enforcement, and fire protection, their families, supporters and friends. Continue reading

Housing community for homeless veterans opens doors

HINES, Ill. (August 20, 2015) — Representatives from the Department of Veterans Affairs, local dignitaries, Veterans from all branches of the military, dedicated investors, the media, and members of many areas of the development team gathered today to mark the opening of Freedom’s Path at Hines, an affordable housing facility for homeless and disabled Veterans. Continue reading

FROM WASHINGTON: News for the Enlisted, August 17, 2015

With Congress out of town, news on legislative issues is slow, but there are other items we hope will be of interest to you. There’s a new claim that the VA is denying health care to combat veterans because of a computer error, there’s a way you might be able to get free tickets to some event you’d like to attend, and the VA has announced new training programs. Continue reading

VA’s Accelerated Learning Programs

A VA-sponsored accelerated learning program (ALP) may be right for you! As a transitioning Servicemember or Veteran, you are eligible to participate in an ALP in IT at no cost, without using your GI Bill® benefits.
ALPs help you quickly gain the skills and certifications you need to qualify for employment in IT, one of today’s fastest-growing industries. You also will receive job placement services upon completing a program. Continue reading

One Savvy Veteran’s 2nd Annual “Paint and Party” Social Event

One Savvy Veteran’s 2nd Annual “Paint and Party” Social – August 29 at 3PM. Come hang out and GET YOUR PAINT ON! Food, drinks, and a masterpiece of your own creation. Discover your inner artist and let your creativity flow while enjoying the camaraderie of fellow women veterans. Step-by-step painting class complete with a food and a great selection of wine for you to choose from while you paint and socialize.
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