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E.g., 04/29/2017
Apr
27
2017
Job Posting
Cook, Senior Position Open in ISVH-Boise
There is an open Cook, Senior Position at the Idaho State Veterans Home in Boise.
Apr
27
2017
Job Posting
Storekeeper Position Open at ISVH-Boise
There is an open Storekeeper Position at the Idaho State Veterans Home in Boise. *Position Limited to classified employees of the Idaho Division of Veterans Services*
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
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.
Dec
7
2016
News
Mountain Home AFB Conduct Flyover of State Cemetery Honoring Retired Colonel W.L. "Jack" Doerty
On Nov. 23, the 391st Fighter Squadron performed a missing man formation for the funeral of and as a tribute to retired Col. W.L. "Jack" Doerty at the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery. (U.S. Air Force video by Tech. Sgt. Samuel Morse)
Nov
4
2016
News
Boise State University Football Military Appreciation Night
As a thank you for your military service Boise State University is hosting Military Appreciation Night at Albertsons Stadium Friday, November 4, 2016. The Boise State Broncos will be facing the San Jose State Spartans. Kick-off is at 8:15 pm. To access a promotional code for $25.00 tickets follow the link and instructions.
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.
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.
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