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February 5, 2019

The Department of Texas has an amazing program for Texas schools, universities, businesses, towns, cities, and counties.  If you would like to recognize the sacrifices made by our combat wounded soldiers in Texas. 

As of November 15, 2018 we have a total of 203 Purple Heart Designation of Cities, Counties, Schools, Business's, Etc. in Texas. Below is a breakdown of each category.

  • State of Texas

  • 56 Counties of 254

  • 62 Cities/Towns/Villages

  • 31 Business's/Supporters

February 5, 2019

There is little sweeter in this world than returning home from combat operations and being restored to family and native soil. THANKFUL - - THANKFUL TO BE GOING HOME … Returning the troops home after WWII was a daunting task. The Magic Carpet that flew everyone home.

February 5, 2019

RRRP Impact Report

Week Ending October 5, 2018
 

In 2012, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) saw a need to create a safety net for transitioning veterans to connect them to the extensive, but often fragmented, network of support systems and resources available to them. The Rapid Response Referral Program (RRRP) has connected over 8,900 veterans to more than 10,700 resources. Unfortunately, the needs of today's veterans remain high. 

February 5, 2019

RRRP Impact Report

Week Ending September 28, 2018
 

In 2012, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America saw a need to create a safety net for transitioning veterans to connect them to the extensive, but often fragmented, network of support systems and resources available to them. The Rapid Response Referral Program has connected over 8,900 veterans to more than 10,600 resources. Unfortunately, the needs of today's veterans remain high. 

February 5, 2019

For anyone who has experienced sexual trauma or assault or cares about someone who has experienced sexual trauma or assault, these recent testimonies of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh may have triggered some difficult feelings. If you are having a difficult time, please know that you’re not alone and that we support you.

February 5, 2019

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. This is a time to raise awareness, a time to reach out to those who have been affected, a time to educate and connect people to resources, and most importantly, a time to start the conversation in an effort to save lives.

February 5, 2019

RRRP Impact Report

Week Ending September 21, 2018
 

In 2012, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America saw a need to create a safety net for transitioning veterans to connect them to the extensive, but often fragmented, network of support systems and resources available to them. The Rapid Response Referral Team has connected over 8,900 veterans to more than 10,600 resources. Unfortunately, the needs of today's veterans remain high. 

RRRP client quote of the week:

September 14, 2018

It's sometimes hard to decide to seek food assistance. But it's one of the smartest things you can do to get out of a financial jam. Grocery bills can be expensive, and saving a bit on them can mean the difference in making rent or not. Additionally, many of the places that you go to get food also have additional programs, all designed to help you get to and stay stable. It's like first aide for your wallet, the sooner you apply it, the better the outcome.

February 5, 2019

RRRP client quote of the week:

“Thank you for being an advocate for people like me.”

February 5, 2019

At Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America “Everyone is Welcome” is one of our guiding principles. We know that the veterans movement is for every veteran. And our diversity is a strength. We are a community that welcomes everyone, of every background, time period and discharge status. And the veterans movement is not for veterans alone. Our success is America’s success. We believe everyone can do something to help.

February 5, 2019

RRRP client quote of the week:

“You have been so kind throughout this whole process. You have put me in the right direction and without your follow up I probably wouldn’t have have had the push to do what I needed.”

February 5, 2019

RRRP Impact Report - Week Ending July 6, 2018
In 2012, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America saw a need to create a safety net for transitioning veterans to connect them to the extensive, but often fragmented, network of support systems and resources available to them. The Rapid Response Referral Program has connected over 8,700 veterans to more than 10,400 resources. Unfortunately, the needs of today's veterans remain high. 

February 5, 2019

 

February 5, 2019

Established by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, the CFPB’s mission to “protect consumers from unfair, deceptive, or abusive practices and [to] take action against companies that break the law” has garnered some political controversy and may quite possibly be amended. To date, the CFPB has worked with more than 31 million consumers, recovering $12.4 billion in relief through their enforcement actions and has handled over 1.5 million complaints.

February 5, 2019

Although Sexual Assault Awareness Month is recognized in April, it is important to view each month and day as a time for everyone to be aware of the impact of sexual assault on the community at large. Since 2001, Sexual Assault Awareness Month has been recognized as a time to help empower all who have been impacted by sexual assault. Working with survivors of sexual assault as a mental health professional and as a victim advocate, is not something that comes easy to anyone.

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