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Help Our Heros this Holiday Season

From our family to yours, Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard would like to send out the warmest wishes of a happy and safe holiday season! As we wrap up the year and start 2022, we want to thank our volunteers,...

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We’re Thankful for Our Veterans

Thanksgiving is known as a time to get together with family and friends to enjoy turkey with all the delicious side dishes like mashed potatoes and stuffing, watch football, and enjoy each other's company. In addition to enjoying a delicious...

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Your Mental Health Matters

While physical health is important in the military and the civilian world, mental health is another aspect of your health that is crucial for your well-being both during and after your service in the military. Challenges and issues you face...

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Writing a Resume from a Military Background

One of the most important parts of any job application is your resume. A civilian resume is simply a summary of your work background and experience. The resume is typically the first information a potential employer will learn about you....

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Transitioning Tips for Veterans

Transitioning back into civilian life can be an exciting time in your life, but it also requires preparation to ensure a smooth and successful transition. At Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard, we’ve put together some tips on preparing for your...

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Transitioning From a Military Career

Change isn’t an easy task. Likewise, the transition from the military may not be easy, but with the right tools to prepare for the transition, you can make it easier and less stressful. At Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard, we’ve...

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Helping Stop Veteran Suicide

Having access to mental health services is crucial for everyone. Studies have shown that veterans struggle with mental health more than other parts of the population. In regard to suicide rates, they are 1.5 times higher among veterans than among...

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June 25th is National Hire a Veteran Day

Why hire a veteran, you ask? Below are some benefits that employers receive for adding a well-deserving veteran to their staff. Veterans are trained leaders and have a great work ethic. Veterans have learned to work side by side with...

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Best Tax Prep Software for Veterans

Preparing your taxes can be a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be! AARP is now offering the Tax-Aide program to assist military members and others in filing their state and federal tax returns. This is a free program...

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Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard receives CARF Accreditation on ALL Programs!

Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard has been awarded a Three-Year Term of Accreditation by The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, or CARF. Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard has been awarded their first Three-Year Term of Accreditation by CARF. Commission...

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How Service Animals Can Benefit Veterans

Many animals, including pigs, horses, monkeys, and even birds, can be trained to perform tasks that aid people with disabilities, with the most common service animal being the dog. Dogs can be trained to perform various tasks to help those...

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National Vietnam War Veterans Day

Honoring Vietnam War Veterans March 29th is National Vietnam War Veterans Day. On March 29, 1973, the last combat troops were withdrawn from Vietnam and the last prisoners of war held in North Vietnam arrived on American soil. Over 58,000...

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