The U.S. Department of Labor maintains a website to support one of their programs knowns as " e-VETS Resource Advisor" (online resource advisor). The e-VETS Resource Advisor assists Veterans, Service Members and all those who support them to quickly and easily navigate information and resources on a range of topics, including:
Although GLVFA members are fortunate to have our own resource advisor (see previous news posting on that), members can also easily find answers to common questions and retrieve useful information on the above listed topics and much more by visiting the following website:
elaws - e-VETS Resource Advisor (dol.gov)
Did you know there is a small piece of WW2 history right here in our GLVF back yard? Most people don't know that there is a bunker located near Brooksville airport which was built as part of the new Brooksville Army airfield in 1942. Those of you who have driven by the bunker and noticed it probably thought it was an old storage bunker. Good guess but it wasn't used for that. What it was used for, from a historical perspective, is now being brought to light as an upcoming Hernando County war memorial.
And watch this You Tube video to see the bunker up close as well as given a nice history lesson from a local You Tuber:
Amid record high inflation, Social Security beneficiaries will get an 8.7% increase to their benefits in 2023, the highest increase in 40 years. Like Social Security, Veteran Affairs benefits and pensions are tied to the same COLA as Social Security. So recipients should see an 8.7% increase in January. The Department of Veterans Affairs is set to release finalized VA compensation rates on Dec. 1
Read more: Social Security COLA will be 8.7% in 2023, highest increase in 40 years (cnbc.com)
Our organization now has its own Veterans Resource Advisor!
What is a VRA?
Our VRA can assist veterans by addressing questions, problems, or special needs of veterans and family members and refer them to the appropriate entity for resolution.
To reach out to our VRA, please contact:
Corine "Cory" Lombardo, 518-528-4770
or email at: email@example.com
For immediate assistance, please contact: