Advocating For VA Benefits On The Hill

/Advocating For VA Benefits On The Hill/

Advocating For VA Benefits On The Hill

April 22nd, 2016|Health Care & Benefits, Updates|

Advocating for VA Benefits keeps VetsFirst engaged with the Executive and Legislative branches of the government throughout the year.

Women Veterans Are The Focus At Annual Summit

March 31st, 2016|Updates|

The needs of women veterans were in the spotlight at the U.S. Army Women’s Foundation annual summit, attended by VetsFirst director Ross Meglathery.

Scholarship Opportunity for Disabled Vets

March 22nd, 2016|Integration & Independence, Updates|

The AGMA Foundation awards scholarships to outstanding engineering students at the Associate/Technical, Undergraduate, and Graduate levels. Six Undergraduate/Graduate level students received $5,000 AGMA Foundation Scholarships in September 2015.  NEW for 2016-2017, the Foundation has expanded its Scholarship Program to [...]

Fighting To Improve Standards for Access to Education

March 10th, 2016|Updates|

VetsFirst is supporting Veterans Educations Success’s efforts in negotiating rule making over borrower loan forgiveness.

It’s the Duty of Elected Officials to Support Veterans’ Issues

March 3rd, 2016|Updates|

Regardless of our position on the political spectrum we must expect our elected Federal officials to uphold their duty to support all veterans’ issues.

VetsFirst Calls for Greater Access to Home Modifications for Disabled Vets

February 16th, 2016|Updates|

VetsFirst testifies on Economic Opportunity regarding the VA’s Loan Guaranty and specifically Adaptive Housing Grant Programs.

Support Access to Individually-Configured Wheelchairs

December 3rd, 2015|Updates|

We need to ensure that individuals with disabilities have access to individually-configured wheelchairs and components that best meets their needs.

Veterans Day 2015 Discounts

November 9th, 2015|Updates|

Many businesses honor the service of our nation’s veterans by offering various discounts on Veterans Day. Businesses of every kind are saying, “thank you.”

VetsFirst Bridges Communities

November 9th, 2015|Updates|

Simply put, VetsFirst serves an important role as a bridge between the disabled and veteran communities, which helps both sides to greater effect.

What Veterans Day Means to Me

November 2nd, 2015|Updates|

When I was a Marine Congressional Fellow in 2010, I had it arranged that my father Blair Meglathery officially receive his Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal. It had been noted in his record book in 1964 when he [...]