Weekly Veteran News Roundup, 01 – 06 November 2020

Start your weekend by getting caught up on the week’s news regarding Veterans compiled from this week’s social media posts and news alerts.

01 November 2020

Veterans, Gold Star Families get free entrance to national parks, refuges, other public lands, VAntage Point

02 November 2020

VA partners with OnStar to prevent Veteran suicide, VAntage Point

03 November 2020

To help non-filers, IRS sets Nov. 10 as National EIP Registration Day, VAntage Point

AARP’s Free Job Board Lists Employers Hiring Veterans, VAntage Point

04 November 2020

Afghanistan vet David Ortiz will be Colorado’s first bisexual lawmaker, LGBTQ Nation

VA needs better data to serve increasing LGBTQ+ veterans, GAO says, Federal News Network

Serving those who serve: Free Starbucks coffee for veterans and military members on Veterans Day, Starbucks Stories & News

There’s Help for Veterans with Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders, RAND Corporation

NCA unveils “Find A Veteran, Post A Tribute” campaign, VAntage Point

What veterans and service members want from the next commander in chief, Military Times

05 November 2020

Blare McIntyre of the 101st Airborne Division has spent five years in the Michigan Army National Guard and is an Afghanistan Veteran.

Trans National Guard Member fights being kicked out of Trump’s military, Pink News

3 reasons why military veterans can easily transition into business ownership, Philadelphia Business Journal

06 November 2020

Kitchen objects with a story. Listen at your own whisk Audacious with Chion Wolf

Home Of The Brave: The Power Of Trans Veterans, Audacious with Chion Wolf (WNPR) – Listen below

The ‘Toxic’ legacy of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell and its lingering effects on veterans and military families, Connecting Vets

The VA Needs 8,000 Healthy Volunteers for COVID-19 Vaccine Trials, Military.com

V Teamers give #Thanks2Vets to honor and support veterans all month, Verizon Careers Blog

Veterans employment rates improve again in October, Military Times