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E.g., 10/18/2017
Oct
17
2017
Job Posting
Recreation Assistant (CNA) open at ISVH-Boise
There is an open Recreation Assistant (CNA) position at the Idaho State Veterans Home in Boise.
Oct
17
2017
Job Posting
Cook, Senior Position open at ISVH-Boise
There is an open Cook, Senior position at the Idaho State Veterans Home in Boise.
Sep
6
2017
News
Veterans visit fair with help of Elks
Blackfoot, ID - Members of the Blackfoot Elks Lodge accompanied 12 veterans to the Eastern Idaho State Fair on Wednesday. The vets live in the Pocatello Veterans' Home.
Jul
31
2017
News
Keep Alive the Spirit of '45 End of World War II Celebration
Join the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery as we celebrate the Spirit of '45 and honor the end of World War II.
Jul
7
2017
News
Improving Veterans' Experience through MyVA Rural Veterans Community Public Forum- August 2, 2017
THE IDAHO DIVISION OF VETERANS SERVICES AND IDAHO VETERANS, SERVICE-MEMBERS, & FAMILIES COORDINATION COUNCIL INVITE ALL VETERANS, SERVICE-MEMBERS AND THEIR FAMILIES TO ATTEND THE AUGUST 2, 2017 MYVA RURAL VETERANS COMMUNITY FORUM.
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.
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.
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
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