No one is talking about women veterans returning from the war. The reality is women veterans are facing unique challenges in a system designed for men.

Women have been serving at record numbers. In fact, women make up an unprecedented eight percent of all U.S. veterans. That is close to two million women. The situation has become so dire that the Department of Veterans Affairs had to take action. They formed a Women Veterans Task Force to address these unique issues.

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Armistice Day? Ever hear of it or ever wonder why we will celebrate Veterans day on Nov. 11th?

Veterans day originated in U.S. history as Armistice Day. Armistice Day was the celebration of the end of World War 1, when the treaty (Armistice) was signed on November 11. It was a holiday to commemorate the heroism of those that died for our country.

However, in 1954, Armistice Day was changed to “Veterans Day.” This was done in an effort to pay tribute to our veterans from all U.S. wars. This tradition continues even now, and as you know Veterans Day 2016 is fast approaching.

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If you are a military veteran (or still on active duty), there are several specialized loans for veterans that you can take advantage of. However, not all loans for veterans are created equal. Some are outright fraudulent and you should avoid them at all costs.

If you are looking at getting loans for veterans, the best place to start your research is the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs benefits program. Additionally, here is a

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There are literally hundreds, if not thousands, of overseas contract jobs for veterans available. But not all of these jobs are for “private security contractors,” you know, the scary looking guys with even scarier looking weapons. While “private security contractors” are the ones that seem to make all the headlines, there are many other overseas contract jobs available.

In fact, there are more overseas contract jobs available to veterans in

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There are several different programs that provide free cell phones for veterans. And there are also programs that can help get you discounted rates on your monthly bill.

But, be careful. There are just as many fake programs. These “fake” programs are normally the booths you see outside of veteran service centers and hospitals. The Federal Trade Commission has issued a bulletin warning veterans.

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