American soldier folding flag at veterans funeral

Burial Allowance for Veterans

By Phil Sheridan

The federal government will help with burial of military veterans, but there are conditions and qualifications that must be met. The first and most important condition is that the veteran…

Veteran shaking hands after being discharged from service

Honorable Discharge Benefits

By Robert Shaw

The reality of military service is that nearly 85 percent of personnel leaving active duty each year do so with honorable discharges or a general discharge under honorable conditions. Their…

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Legal Assistance for Veterans

By Phil Sheridan

Serving in the military shouldn’t make you more likely to need legal advice, but in these litigious, complicated times, military service can’t isolate you from conflicts that require legal advice.…

Caregiver caring for a veteran who is sitting on a couch

What Is the VA Caregiver Support Program?

By Sarah Brady

If you’re a disabled veteran who receives in-home care, you and your caregiver could be eligible for the VA’s Caregiver Support Program (CSP). Those who are eligible can potentially receive…

Doctor reevaluating a veteran's disability rating after five years

VA Disability 5-Year Rule

By Robert Shaw

If you’re a veteran receiving medical care and disability compensation, notification of a benefits review from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs might feel like getting audited by the IRS.…

Veteran transitioning to a civilian job

10 Tips to Help Service Members Get a Civilian Job After Service

By Tom Jackson

The first and best piece of advice is this: Have a plan, and start working on it sooner rather than later. This will give you the best shot at success.…

Top secret documents in envelope that can only be accessed by someone with a military security clearance

Security Clearance Jobs for Veterans: What You Should Know

By Craig Richardson

It’s no secret that working with the federal government or as a government contractor means you might find yourself with access to privileged information. Being granted that access means that…

Military veteran interviewing for a job after service

Veteran Jobs After Military Service

By Tom Jackson

About 250,000 service members transition into civilian life every year. One of the first things they do is look for a job, and many don’t like what they see. A…

Veteran at the desk writing a resume

Veteran Resume Writing Services & Tips

By Robert Shaw

Your chance to make a good first impression in a crowd – without handing out $100 bills – is even more difficult when your first contact is a job resume…


By Max Fay

10 Tips to Help Service Members Get a Civilian Job After Service By Tom Jackson | Veterans The first and best piece of advice is this: Have a plan, and…