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VetResources Facebook Live shares resources for Veterans, families, caregivers and survivors

November 27, 2019

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Each week, millions of Veterans receive the #VetResources newsletter jam-packed with tools and programs for Veterans, their families, caregivers and survivors. Resources like free access to National Parks, Traveling Veteran Coordinators, VETSports Teams, even free Fly Fishing. To sign up for this weekly newsletter, visit VA.gov/VetResources.

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors and Red Cross Military and Veteran Caregiver Network

Bonnie Carroll, President and Founder of the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, shared the many ways TAPS supports not only the surviving spouses of Veterans, but also their families and children. Between seminars, retreats, peer mentors and online networks, TAPS is an organization all Veterans and their families should be familiar with.

Melissa Comeau is the director of the Red Cross Military Veteran Caregiver Network. The Red Cross MVCN supports military and Veteran caregivers of all eras, relations, and locations with peer support, mentors, online communities and access to partner organizations.

Team Red White & Blue and Vet Tix

Steve Weintraub is the Chief Strategy Officer at VetTix, which provides Veterans and their families free tickets to sporting events and concerts. Learn more.

Student Veterans of America and LinkedIn

Laura Keenan is a Federal Account Manager at LinkedIn, and head of LinkedIn’s Veteran Employee Resource Group. LinkedIn offers Veterans, transitioning military and VA caregivers a free year of premium LinkedIn. This includes LinkedIn Learning’s more than 14,000 courses.

Justin Monk is the Policy Associate for the Student Veterans of America. SVA supports a network of more than 1,500 Student Veteran chapters across the country. The chapters provide tools and resources to serve student Veterans on campus. SVA also hosts NATCON, the largest annual gathering of student Veterans in the country.

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This article originally appeared on VAntage Point.

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