Annual Retiree Appreciation Day at Fort McCoy

This is a must event for men and women of all military branches of service who have retired or are about to retire from service to our country Continue reading

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Open Discussion about PTSD, Depression and Families in Crisis

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VA to Expedite Claims Decisions for Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced today it is implementing an initiative to expedite compensation claims decisions for Veterans who have waited one year or longer. Effective today, VA claims raters will make provisional decisions on the oldest claims in inventory, which will allow Veterans to begin collecting compensation benefits more quickly, if eligible. Veterans will be able to submit additional evidence for consideration a full year after the provisional rating, before VA issues a final decision. Continue reading

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Vets for Vets is proud to announce Dr. Lorry Fenner as our next guest speaker!

Dr. Lorry Fenner, a retired Air Force Colonel who now works for the National Defense University in Washington DC, will be coming to Madison on the 18th of April to give her case supporting the inclusion of women in the combat arms of the military. The purpose of her lecture will be to spark thoughtful, academic discussion on the topic and allow listeners to come to their own conclusions on the matter. Continue reading

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Governor Walker, WDVA Kick-off Commemoration of 50th Anniversary of Vietnam War

President Barack Obama has proclaimed May 28, 2012 through November 11, 2025 as the Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War. Continue reading

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Women Veterans Expo 2013

Women Veterans Expo 2013 – April 27 & 28, 2013 Continue reading

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Veterans Town Hall Meeting

Veterans Town Hall Meeting, March 23, 2013, Madison Continue reading

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Women Veterans Week – CAMP AMERICAN LEGION

Please join us for the third annual Women Veterans Week at Camp American Legion. Continue reading

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Lambeau Field Atrium in Green Bay to be Site of Veterans Job Fair

National Guard members, reservists and their spouses who are seeking employment, looking for a better job, or need benefit information, should register and attend this event. Organizers are also looking for those employers to participate who want quality, hard working, dedicated and proven individuals. There is room for approximately 140 employers and service providers to register and attend this 5 hour career fair. The Lambeau Field Atrium in Green Bay was selected this year for one of the 100 Veterans Mega Career Fairs sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Department of Labor and other partners. We anticipate that a wide variety of Wisconsin and National employers will be attending along with various federal and state agencies. There is no cost to employers or those who attend this great event. In addition to the hiring fair, during this time we will be presenting six different types of employment preparation training workshops. Keep an eye right here for more information, and get yourself (or your business) registered today!

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Women Veterans Retreat

TIME IS RUNNING OUT TO REGISTER!

We believe we have a great program to offer women veterans with super events and activities. We need those registrations to start rolling in! If you cannot make the deposit at this time, it is OK…register and we will work the finances as we go. It is more important for us to have a decent headcount. Continue reading

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