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4 Things Civilians Should Know About Veterans

By |October 31st, 2018|Categories: Articles, News You Can Use|

1. Transition is Scary Transitioning from military life-to-civilian life is not easy for service members. It’s a loss of an identity, support network, family and a way of life. Most transitioning veterans will tell you [...]

New policy makes GI Bill transfers easier than ever for wounded warriors

By |September 25th, 2018|Categories: Articles, News, News You Can Use|

While the Pentagon has placed new, stricter restrictions on GI Bill transfers for most active duty service members, in recent days it’s actually made transferring GI Bill benefits easier than ever before for wounded warriors. [...]

Veterans and military service members can have high levels of stress

By |August 27th, 2018|Categories: Articles, News You Can Use|

Learn how to understand and manage your stress with the information and tips below, provided by the Transition Assistance Program of the Departments of Defense, Labor, Veteran Affairs and Transportation. What to know A job [...]

Military Veterans Get the ‘Healing Power of Music’ in Guitars for Vets

By |July 24th, 2018|Categories: News You Can Use|

The Rockford Chapter of Guitars for Vets hosted “Heroes Unplugged,” its third annual benefit event at the Nordlof Center Saturday. The program featured emcee Aaron Wilson, Paul Bronson, Post Facto, the Rockford Dance Company Cardio [...]