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Jun
22
2017
Job Posting
Veterans Cemetery Caretaker Position Open at the Veterans Cemetery
There is a Veterans Cemetery Caretaker Position open at the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery in Boise.
Jun
22
2017
Job Posting
Cook, Senior Position Open at the Boise Veterans Home
There is a Cook, Senior position open at the Idaho State Veterans Home in Boise.
Jun
19
2017
News
Free Resources Available for Mental Wellness & Suicide Prevention.
The Rocky Mountain MIRECC (Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center) for Veteran Suicide Prevention has free resources available.
May
10
2017
News
VA Announces Adoption of American Cancer Society Mammogram Screening Guidelines
Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it is adopting American Cancer Society (ACS) breast cancer screening guidelines that give women a choice to begin screening at age 40. The guidelines also recommend starting yearly mammograms by age 45 and then every other year from age 55. The guidelines apply to women at average risk for breast cancer and complement VA’s already-extensive program for breast care for Veterans.
May
10
2017
Notice
IDVS Seeks Events for Memorial Day Online Calendar
The Idaho Division of Veterans Services is compiling a list of Memorial Day events taking place throughout our State.
May
3
2017
News
Veterans Will Receive Free Dental Care at Nearly 450 Aspen Dental Practices
Veterans Will Receive Free Dental Care at Nearly 450 Aspen Dental Practices as a part of Aspen Dental's #HealthyMouthMovement initiative and their National Day of Service.
May
2
2017
News
Update Regarding Potential F-35 ANG Mission at Gowen Field
Attached are two info-graphics about the potential location of F-35 fighter aircraft at Gowen Field.
May
2
2017
Alert
SCAM ALERT: Veterans Choice Program (VCP) Phone Line Impostor
Beware! There is a fraudulent phone line masquerading as the Veterans Choice Program.
Apr
17
2017
News
Most Idaho Veterans Can Now Schedule VA Appts with VAR App!
Most Idaho Veterans can now schedule VA appointments with their smartphones, tablets, or computers using the Veteran Appointment Request Application.
Apr
17
2017
Bid
Lewiston Veterans Home Walking Path Installation Bid
The Idaho Division of Veterans Services is now accepting bids for the installation of a walking path at the Idaho State Veterans Home in Lewiston, ID.
Mar
14
2017
News
VA’s Rule Establishes a Presumption of Service Connection for Diseases Associated with Exposure to Contaminants in the Water Supply at Camp Lejeune
VA’s Rule Establishes a Presumption of Service Connection for Diseases Associated with Exposure to Contaminants in the Water Supply at Camp Lejeune.
Mar
9
2017
News
Free Heavy Equipment Operator Training Course
There will be a Free Heavy Equipment Operator Training Course from June 9th - June 30th, 2017 in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
Mar
8
2017
News
Purple Heart Recognition Day
Purple Heart Recognition Day is Monday, August 7th at 10:00 AM on the Capitol Steps.
Mar
8
2017
News
VA Press Release: VA Secretary Announces Intention to Expand Mental Health Care to Former Servicemembers With Other-Than-Honorable Discharges and in Crisis
Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. David J. Shulkin while testifying in a House Veterans Affairs Committee hearing on March 7, 2017, announced his intention to expand provisions for urgent mental health care needs to former servicemembers with other-than-honorable (OTH) administrative discharges.  This move marks the first time a VA Secretary has implemented an initiative specifically focused on expanding access to assist former OTH servicemembers who are in mental health distress and may be at risk for suicide or other adverse behaviors.
Mar
6
2017
Admin News
Idaho Celebrates Medal of Honor Recipients on March 25th National Medal of Honor Day
Idaho honors its Medal of Honor recipients on Saturday, March 25th – National Medal of Honor Day. This celebration recognizes individuals who have received a Medal of Honor, America's highest and most prestigious military decoration, for their sacrifice and service to our nation.
Feb
27
2017
News
Facts Related to House Bill 177 Asbestos Litigation Transparency Legislation
Attached is a fact sheet regarding House Bill 177 Asbestos Litigation Transparency Legislation.
Feb
24
2017
News
VA Tier Medication Copay Changes Take Effect 2/27/17
Department of Veterans Affairs Medication Copayment changes will take effect on February 27, 2017.
Jan
18
2017
News
DoD Opens Online Exchange Shopping to Veterans
The Department of Defense will extend limited online military exchange shopping privileges to all honorably discharged veterans of the military (shopping privileges exclude the purchase of uniforms, alcohol and tobacco products).
Jan
13
2017
News
VA’s Rule Establishes a Presumption of Service Connection for Diseases Associated with Exposure to Contaminants in the Water Supply at Camp Lejeune
VA’s Rule Establishes a Presumption of Service Connection for Diseases Associated with Exposure to Contaminants in the Water Supply at Camp Lejeune VA to provide disability benefits for related diseases. The presumption of service connection applies to active duty, reserve and National Guard members who served at Camp Lejeune for a minimum of 30 days (cumulative) between August 1, 1953 and December 31, 1987, and are diagnosed with any of the following conditions: • adult leukemia • aplastic anemia and other myelodysplastic syndromes • bladder cancer • kidney cancer • liver cancer • multiple myeloma • non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma • Parkinson’s disease
Dec
8
2016
News
Free Tickets to the 2016 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Available for Military, Veterans, & their Families!
Military members, Veterans, and their families may obtain free tickets while supplies last from Mission 43 to the 20th edition of the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl featuring the University of Idaho Vandals and the Colorado State University Rams.
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