September 24, 2018
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it is ready to hire an additional 50 Veterans Justice Outreach (VJO) specialists following President Trump’s signing today of the Veterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2018, a new law shoring up support services to Veterans impacted by the justice system. The law requires VA, within […]

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August 12, 2018
Business veteran 150x150 - No longer called TAPS

Did you know that TAPS (Transition Assistance Program) is no longer called TAPS? Army- ACAP (Army Career and Alumni Program) Air Force -TGPS (Transition, Goals, Planning, Success) Navy- TGPS Coast Guard- TGPS Marines- TRS (Transition Readiness Seminar) This program is mandatory for ALL transitioning members to attend. 5 days (3 DOL, 1 VA, 1 site […]

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February 14, 2018
3 generation women 150x150 - WOMEN’S HISTORY and SOCIAL SECURITY

Social Security Column By Eric Phillips Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Sacramento, CA   March is Women’s History Month. This is a time to focus not just on women’s achievements, but on the challenges women continue to face. In the 21st century, more women work, pay Social Security taxes, and earn credit toward monthly […]

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