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2013-10-22 23:29:23

d’Oliveira & Associates has posted a new infographic to help veterans determine whether they qualify for disability or other VA benefits. (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 There are more than 21 million veterans currently living in the United States. Former members of a military branch may qualify for benefits like disability, education, pension, and survivor benefits that are available through the Department of Veterans Affairs. These benefits are especially important to veterans who were...

2013-07-31 23:19:38

The Department of Veterans Affairs is hosting the National Veterans Small Business Conference from Aug. 6-8 in St. Louis. (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 What: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), in collaboration with other federal agencies and commercial partners, is hosting the National Veterans Small Business Conference (NVSBC) from Aug. 6-8 at the America’s Center Convention Complex in St. Louis. This event is an extraordinary opportunity for Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned Small...

2013-06-17 23:19:02

One of the largest recycling and waste optimization firms in the southeastern U.S. has recently been designated as a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 Recycle Solutions Inc., one of the largest recycling companies in the Southeast, received its official verification as a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Center for...

2013-06-13 23:14:48

Miami VA Healthcare System Hires 9 New Mental Health Professionals, meets local hiring goal. MIAMI (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it has met the goal to hire 1,600 new mental health professionals outlined in President Obama´s August 31, 2012, Executive Order to Improve Access to Mental Health Services for Veterans, Service Members, and Military Families. The Miami VA Healthcare System has hired 9 new mental health professionals toward this...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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