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Oct
27
2016
News
VA Burial Cost Increase Effective October 1, 2016
Effective October 1, 2016 for Federal Fiscal Year 2017 the burial rate for Veterans, Spouses and Eligible Dependents has increased to $749.00 effective immediately.
Oct
14
2016
News
Idaho Women Veterans Day is October 22nd
Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter proclaims October 22, 2016 to be Idaho Women Veterans Day.
Oct
4
2016
Admin News
The VA Purchased land in Buhl to establish a new National Veterans Cemetery in Idaho
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Cemetery Administration announced its purchase of 8.11 acres from a private owner for $51,250, to establish a national cemetery near Twin Falls, Idaho.
Sep
26
2016
News
ACICS Accreditation
You may have seen or heard that the Department of Education has terminated ACICS’s recognition as a nationally accredited agency because of scrutiny from the Department of Education (ED) for allegedly failing to provide consumer protection measures.
Sep
15
2016
News
Secretary Robert A. McDonald: VA is Critical to Medicine and Vets
Secretary McDonald writes "VA is Critical to Medicine and Vets" in an October 2014 op-ed for the Baltimore Sun. This article emphasizes the critical importance of the VA health system to veterans, but also its importance in the development of medical advances that benefit all people.
Sep
8
2016
News
ITT Technical Institute Closure (information as of 9/9/2016)
Information pertaining to the closure of all ITT Technical Institute facilities and the impact to your GI Bill® benefits. (as of 9/9/2016)
Aug
29
2016
News
Free Tax Course Scholarships for Military Spouses & Wounded Warriors
Full scholarships are now available to Military Spouses and Wounded Warriors for the H&R Block Income Tax Course in Mountain Home and the Treasure Valley at no charge.
Aug
10
2016
News
Veterans Power Breath Meditation Workshop
Free Workshop for Veterans, Current Service Members, and their Families. The Power Breath Meditation Workshop is a mind-body program that emphasizes techniques to build resiliency. It offers practical breath based tools that decrease stress, anxiety, anger, and sleep problems resulting in improved overall well-being.
Aug
5
2016
Job Posting
CWI Healthcare Job Fair
Job Fair for Healthcare Professions
Aug
5
2016
Job Posting
Transportation Compliance Service Job Fair
Local company has immediate need to fill 30-50 temporary positions that will last 6-7 months.
Jul
28
2016
Admin News
The United States World War I Centennial Commission
Lest We Forget: Lessons From The Forgotten War This short, 2.5 minute piece offer a context for WWI and what it actually means to us today. It features radio personality and Blogger Mike Shuster, author Max Brooks, Former U.S. Army Chief of Staff, General Gordon Sullivan (Ret.), Commissioner Col. Thomas Moe USAF, Ret.), Senator Richard Burr, NC, Chairman of the U.S. World War One Centennial Commission, Col. Robert Dalessandro (Ret.) and former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta.
Jul
15
2016
Alert
Flags to Half Staff for Nice, France
Presidential Proclamation -- Honoring the Victims of the Attack in Nice, France HONORING THE VICTIMS OF THE ATTACK IN NICE, FRANCE
Jul
15
2016
News
Navy vet, Boise resident spearheads paracycling’s debut at Twilight Criterium
Be sure to come out and support a few Veterans at this year's Twilight Criterium. Craig Cornwall, a Middleton High graduate and Navy Veteran has been a competitive handcyclist for a decade, will compete in Saturday’s race. National paracycling champion, time trial champion, both veterans, expected to be part of field in first-time event.
Jul
14
2016
Notice
Prohibited Entertainment Use of Veterans Cemetery
The Idaho State Veterans Cemetery and VA's National Veterans Cemeteries are national shrines honoring the sacrifices of America’s Veterans and their families. As such, they should not be utilized for any form of entertainment.
Jul
14
2016
News
VA News Release: VA Schedules 2 Million Appointments Using Veterans Choice Program
Improvements being made in increasing access to Community Care, but more work to be done
Jul
8
2016
News
Idaho State Veterans Home Resident Room Remodel
The Idaho State Veterans Home in Lewiston, ID has begun remodeling all resident rooms. Check out a quick 360 panorama of their new look!
Jul
8
2016
Alert
Flags to Half Staff for Dallas
Presidential Proclamation -- Honoring the Victims of the Attack in Dallas, Texas
Jun
29
2016
Admin News
2017 Disabled Veterans Elk Hunt
The Disabled Veterans Elk Hunt is an annual all-expenses-paid Elk Hunt sponsored by an anonymous local corporation for two disabled veterans. The purpose of the hunt is to offer disabled veterans an opportunity to participate in a big game hunt when they might otherwise be prevented from doing so by the seriousness of their disability.
Jun
27
2016
News
Boise woman is nation’s first female tank crew member
Sgt. 1st Class Erin Smith graduated last week from the 15-week U.S. Army’s M1 Armor Crewman School, which took place at a Boise training facility. The training became possible after Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced in December that all U.S. military positions would be opened to women. The Idaho Army National Guard hopes Smith’s example will lead other women to join the Guard.
Jun
21
2016
Admin News
Boise Veterans Memorial Park Patriot Walk - Honor Brick Naming Opportunities
Boise Parks & Recreation and the Capitol City VFW, are proud to offer Idaho veterans, their families and friends, the opportunity to adopt a lasting memorial in their honor at Veterans Memorial Park.
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