Amvets Home Assn

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Amvets Home Assn
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201 W Ridge St
Lansford, PA 18232
(570) 645-2840
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#VA and GAO Agree: Appeals Reform Needed. va.gov/opa/pressrel/p…


RT @AMVETSNational: FYI: @DeptVetAffairs #crisisline numbers from Oct. 30 - Mar. 11 https://t.co/kUHgYl0B5J


#Veteran Helps Others Find Peace Through Horses | @DeptofDefense defense.gov/News/Article/A…


RT @cityofmentor: AMVETS Post 1971 is bringing the Vietnam Memorial Moving Exhibit to Lake County this fall. They need your help. https://t…


Discover some of the resources advancing #veteran careers. blogs.va.gov/VAntage/36034/…

'New data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate the 2016 jobless rate for Utah military veterans came in at 2.3 percent, ranking the Beehive State as one of the top five states for veteran employment in the country. Since 2011, the national veteran jobless rate fell from 8.1 percent to the current rate, 4.3 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Current Population Survey.'
New data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate that the 2016 jobless rate for Utah military veterans came in at 2.3 percent, ranking the Beehive State as one of the top five states for veteran

Good evening folks, Attached are numbers supplied to us this morning following the news release we shared this morning. As you can see, the crisis line is not perfect, however there is steady decline in rollovers not answered immediately by a counselor. It looks like the mass hiring of employees back in October is taking effect. Hopefully this a turnover we can see in all departments at the VA.

The following is a News Release via the Department of Veteran Affairs regarding reports that have spread the last few days that a quarter of incoming calls are picked up by an automated system. Those numbers are from last fall. VA fixes Veterans Crisis Line March 21, 2017, 04:58:00 PM VA fixes Veterans Crisis Line WASHINGTON — In response to the recently released VA Office of Inspector General (OIG) report that reviewed processes from June 6 through Dec. 15, 2016, of the Veterans Crisis Line (VCL), the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released the following statement: "The Department of Veterans Affairs is proud to announce that the challenges with the Veterans Crisis Line have been resolved. Prior to the opening of our new Atlanta call center, our call rollover rate often exceeded 30 percent. Our current call rollover rate is less than 1 percent, with over 99 percent of all calls being answered by the VCL." “Suicide prevention is one of our highest priorities,” said Secretary of Veterans Affairs David J. Shulkin. “Fixing the Veterans Crisis Line was a critical step in keeping our commitment to Veterans.” To reach a VA professional, who is specially trained to attend to emotional crises for Veterans and service members: Dial the National Suicide Prevention Hotline number, 800-273-TALK (8255). Veterans should choose option 1 to reach a VCL responder; Text 838255 — A VCL responder will text back. Chat online at https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/ # # #
Free, confidential support for Veterans in crisis and their families and friends. Call the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, text to 838255, or chat online 24/7/365.

'In 1984, Marine Maj. Terry Labar was walking back to his ship in Haifa, Israel, when a hit-and-run driver launched him 110 feet in the air, leaving the Vietnam veteran unable to walk, paralyzed from the waist down. On March 16, he took his first steps in 33 years, with some high-tech VA help.'
On March 16, Terry Labar took his first steps in 33 years, with some high-tech VA help.

'The Department of Veterans Affairs has added more than 60 job titles to the list of vacant positions exempt from the temporary federal hiring freeze enacted in January by President Donald Trump.'
The Department of Veterans Affairs has added more than 60 job titles to the list of vacant positions exempt from the temporary federal hiring freeze enacted in January by President Donald Trump.