Top 5 Veterans News: Dec. 01, 2017

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  1. The Loophole That Helps Schools But Hurts Veterans And Taxpayers. This article is not about how for-profit schools exploit veterans, although that is certainly part of the problem. This article is about why. And, why you, as an American taxpayer, should care.
  2. Third case of Legionnaires reported at Quincy veterans home. A third person has contracted Legionnaires’ disease at a western Illinois veterans home where two other cases were identified last month, state officials said. The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs and Illinois Department of Public Health on Tuesday reported the latest case at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy, where a 2015 outbreak of the disease killed 12 people and sickened more than 50 others.

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  3. 49 states including Wisconsin in attendance at Veterans Conference. Representatives from 49 states, including Wisconsin, hosted a Veterans Conference in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday. Wisconsin’s VA secretary David Shulkin, said the meeting was very beneficial because multiple agencies, including Health and Human Services, Labor and Defense were all working together.
  4. Walker proposes marketing campaign to attract millennials, veterans to Wisconsin. Gov. Scott Walker is asking state lawmakers to approve $6.8 million in funding for a national marketing campaign aimed at attracting Midwest millennials, alumni from the state’s universities and veterans to the state.
  5. Veterans Can Now Apply for VA Identification Cards. Honorably discharged veterans of all eras can now apply for a new veterans ID card, officials with the Department of Veterans Affairs said Wednesday. To receive the card veterans must log in to Vets.gov using either the ID.me verification system or a DS log-in.

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