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VA Covid Vaccination

The NVF Helps Get the Word Out: Covid Vaccinations Now Open to All Vets

By National Veterans Foundation / April 15, 2021

VA has opened Covid vaccinations to all veterans, their families and caregivers. How it works: If you’re receiving care at…

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veteran homelessness los angeles

Gearing Up for the Next Wave of Homelessness

By Shad Meshad / April 8, 2021

HUD released 2020 numbers for the homeless population last month. The numbers were based on a count in January of…

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veteran isolation

The Long Days of Isolation

By Shad Meshad / March 24, 2021

Last fall, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Brown said, “The stressors that we have are much different than…

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veteran unemployment

Veteran Unemployment: What You Need to Know About an Important Issue

By National Veterans Foundation / March 12, 2021

Veteran unemployment is a major issue that many former service members face today. One of the most undignified moments of…

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VA eBenefits

Veteran eBenefits: What You Need to Know About This Crucial Website

By National Veterans Foundation / March 2, 2021

The VA/DoD eBenefits site, also known as Veteran eBenefits, is your single online point of contact with everything that has…

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Homeless Veteran Outreach

The NVF Needs a Bigger Bullhorn  

By Shad Meshad / February 10, 2021

On February 6, the Los Angeles Times carried an article by Benjamin Oreskes about U.S. District Judge David O. Carter’s…

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homelessness pandemic

A Perfect Storm – Consequences of Homelessness During a Pandemic

By Shad Meshad / January 16, 2021

As the pandemic continues, the wave building behind it is a tsunami of homelessness as low-wage earners lose ground because…

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2021 NVF year back

The NVF: A Look Back Before We Leap Forward

By Shad Meshad / January 1, 2021

Not all Santas wear red suits. On Christmas Eve, NVF Outreach’s Gerald Hilliard drove our Outreach Van to deliver furniture…

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