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News For Veterans, Service Members & Their Families

There are always new ideas, policies and, procedures that change the lives of veterans and service members. Below are links to military, veterans and community websites and newsletters. You can sign up with these organizations to receive news and updates directly from them. 


  • Beyond The Yellow Ribbon - This is a comprehensive program that creates awareness for the purpose of connecting Service members and their families with community support, training services and resources.  For more information click here.
     
  • Hazardous Exposures - VA's Environmental Health Strategic Health Care Group publishes the following newsletters, providing information especially for veterans and their families on certain hazardous exposures during military service. The newsletters are issued periodically and include information on VA benefits and services and updates on what VA is doing to help veterans.  For more information click here.
     
  • Minnesota Department of Veteran Affairs - Read the MN DVA newsletter for current information concerning veterans and veterans issues.  For more information click here.
     
  • Minnesota National Guard News - This link directs you to the official web site of the MN National Guard for news and information that they electronically publish.  For more information click here.
     
  • Stars and Stripes- This link directs you to the official web site of the Stars and Stripes for news and information that they electronically publish.  For more information click here.
     
  • U.S. Air Force News - This link directs you to the official web site of the U.S. Air Force for news and information that they electronically publish.  For more information click here.
     
  • U.S. Army News - This link directs you to the official web site of the U.S. Army for news and information that they electronically publish.  For more information click here.
     
  • U.S. Army Reserve News - This link directs you to the official web site of the U.S. Army Reserve for news and information that they electronically publish.  For more information click here.
     
  • U.S. Coast Guard News - This link directs you to the official web site of the U.S. Coast Guard for news and information that they electronically publish.  For more information click here.
     
  • U.S. Coast Guard Reserve News - This link directs you to the official web site of the U.S. Coast Guard for news and information that they electronically publish.  For more information click here.
     
  • U.S. Marine Corps News - This link directs you to the official web site of the U.S. Marine Corps for news and information that they electronically publish.  For more information click here.
     
  • U.S. Marine Corps Reserve News - This link directs you to the official web site of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve for news and information that they electronically publish.  For more information click here.
     
  • U.S. Navy News - This link directs you to the official web site of the U.S. Navy for news and information that they electronically publish.  For more information click here.
     
  • U.S. Navy Reserve News - This link directs you to the official web site of the U.S. Navy Reserve for news and information that they electronically publish.  For more information click here.
     
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2017 TAX SEASON

MN LEGISTLATURE APPROVES PENSION TAX BREAK FOR MILITARY RETIREES!

Retired military veterans living in MN are getting a break on this year's taxes.  The MN Legislature passed a bill last year which exempts military pension payments from state income tax.  The bill passed after more than a decade of efforts.