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Chris Cate, Vice President of Research, Student Veterans of America

Just over half of veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill to earn a college degree -- 51.7 be exact. The data comes from a newly-released study by the Student Veterans of America. Vice President of Research Chris Cate spoke about the findings on the Federal Drive.

Tags: veterans , Graduation Rates , Federal Drive , Chris Cate , Student Veterans of America

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 10:21am EDT

Senate to take up major overhaul of VA benefits

Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced the measure that includes dozens of provisions that expand benefits and hiring programs and grants advance appropriations to most of the Veterans Affairs' accounts. Senate Veterans Affairs chairman suggested paying for the changes by reducing DoD's wartime budget.

Tags: Congress , Senate , pay and benefits , Department of Veterans Affairs , veterans benefits , Bernie Sanders , Senate Veterans Affairs Committee , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 01/23/2014, 04:30am EST

VA registers 'GI Bill' as a trademark

The GI Bill is now a registered trademark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The Department of Veterans Affairs announced it is now the sole owner of the phrase.

Tags: Katie Howard , VA , trademark

Tuesday - 12/04/2012, 09:44am EST

Vets say late pay from VA cripples their finances

Tags: VA , Workforce

Tuesday - 10/23/2012, 05:43pm EDT

As new vets go online, VA and others follow

Tech-savvy vets finding support online.

Tags: Technology , Veterans Affairs , Army Reserve , DoD , VFW , American Legion , Afghanistan ,

Saturday - 09/15/2012, 05:28pm EDT

Help for veterans

Tom Tarantino, chief policy officer for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, talks about the challenges facing veterans when they return home.
August 17, 2012(Encore presentation September 7 & 14, 2012)

Tags: Workforce , Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America , Iraq and Afghanistan wars , PTSD , military healthcare , Tom Tarantino , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access , Department of Veterans Affairs

Friday - 08/17/2012, 10:38pm EDT

Investigation by states shuts down

Under a settlement announced Wednesday by 20 states' attorneys general, the Department of Veterans Affairs will take control of a website that consumer fraud investigators say has been used to mislead military members into making poor use of their GI Bill benefits.

Tags: VA , Jack Conway , Tom Harkin , QuinStreet , Government Accountability Office , Taeja Smith , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 06/28/2012, 05:53am EDT

DoD, VA, Education toughen rules against predatory colleges

Agencies are working toward implementing an executive order designed to crack down on "fly- by-night" colleges that target military members' education benefits

Tags: DoD , CFPB , VA , education , Carolyn Baker , Robert Worley , Executive order 13607 , Jared Serbu , veterans

Monday - 06/18/2012, 05:14am EDT

Veterans Affairs restarts some of its suspended projects

Veterans Affairs CIO Roger Baker does not give too many details, but says the troubled initiatives have plans and milestones, and are in a better place. VA plans on prioritizing its top programs and ending those that do not make the cut. Baker says for too long the agency has tried to do too much, and that was one reason for its failures.

Tags: Technology , contracting , Roger Baker , Peter Levin , VA , program evaluations , Web 2.0 , innovation ,

Thursday - 10/08/2009, 08:01pm EDT

VA preps to give benefits under new law

Tags: management , VA , Max Cacas

Monday - 06/29/2009, 07:40pm EDT
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