Comments requested on strategies for serving women veterans:
Federal Register Notice 2012-11616. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
2012 Draft Report: Strategies for Serving Our Women Veterans
SUMMARY: The Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) established the Women Veterans’ Task Force in July 2011, to develop a comprehensive action plan for VA that will focus on resolving critical issues facing women Veterans. VA is inviting public comments on the Draft Report. Written comments must be received by VA on or before June 13, 2012. VA prefers electronic submission of public comments through www.regulations.govwritten.
Comments may also be submitted through mail:Director, Regulations Management (02REG) Department of Veterans Affairs 810 Vermont Ave. NW, Room 1068 Washington, DC 20420
Or by fax to (202) 273–9026.
View and download the Women Veterans’ Task Force Draft Report for public comment at http://www.va.gov/opa/publications/draft_2012_women-veterans_strategicplan.pdf
Please write “Strategies for Serving Our Women Veterans Draft Report for Public Comment” in the subject line of your letter or email.
On May 27th and 28th Carowinds is having FREE park admission for ALL military personnel (inactive, active, and retired.) Great event for families. Don’t forget your ID for the free admission.
New Resource– The Benefit Bank of North Carolina (TBB-NC) offers FREE counselor assistance to help North Carolinians complete applications and tax returns for the following work and education supports at community and faith-based organizations across the state:
- Food and Nutrition Services (Food Stamps)
- Work First Family Assistance
- Medicare Rx Prescription Assistance
- Federal and State Tax Filing
- Infants & Children
- Aged, Blind and Disabled
- Families with Dependent Children
- Pregnant Women & Family Planning Waiver
- State Children’s Health Insurance (SCHIP)
- Low-Income Energy Assistance (LIEAP)
- Voter Registration
- Veterans’ Education Benefits
*Note: The Benefit Bank of North Carolina does not determine eligibility or provide benefits.
All of these will be available through the self-serve portal on May 24th.
Visit their new website at www.tbb-nc.org for more information.
Military and Veterans Resource Coalition
919-267-3690 ext 3
MVRC is a committee of the COPE Foundation, a NC 501(c)(3)