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MVTF Turns 75 and Celebrates by Addressing Veteran Food Insecurity

Jesse Sherman discusses the Michigan Veterans Trust Fund (MVTF) and its 75th year anniversary and commitment towards addressing veteran food insecurity, and also the current initiatives in Michigan and specific to the Upper Peninsula aimed at addressing this issue among veterans in our region.

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Military Tuition Aid

It may seem nearly impossible for many people to acquire a degree in higher education without taking on a significant amount of debt, however for those considering active or reserve duty in the military, there are numerous benefits offered to help pay for post-secondary education.

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Iron Mountain VA Medical Center Opens $12M Addition to its Community Living Center

Iron Mountain’s Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center has opened a $12M addition to its Community Living Center, adding 12,300 square feet to the center and renovating nearly 4,000 square feet of the existing facility.

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Michigan Veteran’s Affairs Agency Implements the Community Outreach and Regional Engagement (C.O.R.E.) Initiative

The Michigan Veteran’s Affairs Agency has implemented the Community Outreach and Regional Engagement (C.O.R.E.) Initiative, which vastly expands Michigan’s veteran outreach capabilities and allows veterans to more efficiently be connected to benefits available to them.

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VA Schedules Free Drive-up Flu Shot Clinics for Veterans

Veterans enrolled in VA health care may get their flu shots at scheduled drive-up flu shot clinics at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical in Iron Mountain and at its seven community-based VA clinics.

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