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U.S. Forest Service Hosts Online Hiring Event for Veterans and Persons with Disabilities, December 16-20, 201

 DATE-LOCATION-The Forest Service is excited to hire excepted service eligible applicants, such as Veterans and persons with disabilities (Schedule A). Applications will be accepted on www.usajobs.gov, December 16 – 20, 2016. Positions include: Frestry Technicians (GS-5) Engineering Technicians (GS-5) and Visitor Information Assistants (GS-5). Jobs are available throughout the United States. Requirements US Citizenship High […]

Veteran Resources from the State of Missouri

The official website of the State of Missouri now has a Veterans Resources Page.  There are many things of interest for/about our Missouri veterans available. Resources concerning Education, Employment, Living in Missouri, Health, VA Facilities, Cemeteries, etc.  Please take the time to visit and learn more about the many things available. Here is the link […]

VA Awards $300 Million More in Grants to Help End Veteran Homelessness

Flexible Grants Help Lower Rates of Veteran Homelessness in mid-Missouri COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has awarded approximately $300 million more in grants under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program to help thousands of very low-income Veteran families around the nation who are permanently housed or transitioning to permanent […]

Truman VA hosts Mid-Missouri Veterans Art Show

Local veterans are encouraged to enter artwork for public display March 7 at the Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital. The Mid-Missouri Veterans Art Show will feature paintings, drawings and other fine art, along with ceramics, leatherwork, needlework and craft kits, including string art and wood building, according to a news release. Local artists will judge the […]

Veterans Day Greetings from the VA

This Veterans Day, we as a country take the time to honor every Veteran, from the men and women of the Greatest Generation to the soldiers recently returned from missions in the Middle East. Veterans all across the United States have served to keep their fellow citizens safe from harm, through times of war and […]

Senator expands oversight effort for Southwest Missouri veterans

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill announced today the expansion of her “secret shopper” program to veterans served by the Veterans Administration in the Joplin and Springfield areas. The effort is designed to continue improvements to the quality of customer service at statewide VA facilities, and helps provide oversight and accountability for VA health care facilities. McCaskill […]