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Fall 2018 Welcome Back Cookout

Thursday, Sep 6, 12 pm
202 Pierce Hall (outside on the patio under the clocktower)

Please join the EMU Student Veterans of America and Military and Veteran Services for our 3rd Annual Welcome Back Picnic.  

This event does not require an RSVP.

Fall 2018 Student Veteran and Beneficiary In-Brief

Thursday, Aug 30, 9 am
202 Pierce Hall
Please join us for our 4th annual Fall Student Veteran and Beneficiary In-brief!   Gain great information on EMU Military and Veteran Services and how to get the most out of your college experience with our services.  Meet student veterans and several veteran support partners from around the area including VA Healthcare reps, Washtenaw Cty Veteran Services, and many other folks whose networking can make the difference in finding your internship or employment after college!  Click here to join...
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Barbara Mckaig commented on the news post Veteran ID Cards (NEW) Check it out!

Veteran ID Cards (NEW) Check it out!



Barbara Mckaig

great idea

Veterans Share Their Stories Of Service - Forever Changed By Their Military Experience

With Veterans Day coming up Saturday, there will be much focus on military veterans and those who served in the United States Armed Forces.  A special evening is planned November 8th at Hill Auditorium in Ann Arbor, where several veterans will tell their stories combined with other musical elements.

89.1 WEMU’s Lisa Barry talked to EMU student veteran Daniel Patrick and Kathy Hay about the...



Barbara Mckaig

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Stories of Service: At Evening with Veterans at Hill Auditorium in Ann Arbor

Wednesday, Nov 8, 7 pm
825 N. University Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1276

Spanning nearly a century of service from World War II to Iraq and Afghanistan, Veterans share their stories onstage at Hill Auditorium, featuring live music and performances by student Veterans from EMU, UofM and WCC in an extraordinary collaboration produced by Fisher House Michigan, directed by Maija Garcia and hosted by Noah Galloway - Celebrating all veterans, their families and friends.

Stories of Service: An Evening with Veterans at Hill...

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2017 Veterans Day Reception

Thursday, Nov 9, 3 pm
Suite 202 Pierce Hall
Hello everyone, Please join us for a veterans' day reception on November 9th, 2017 in 202 Pierce Hall from 3:00pm to 4:30pm.  Refreshments will be served.   Your comrades at the Kettles Military and Veteran Services Resource Center.  
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Huron Valley Ambulance (HVA) is Seeking 14 vets for EMT and Paramedic positions

HVA needs to fill 14 positions open today and would love to fill these positions with vets. HVA will train you become a EMT or Paramedic here at our Academy.  EMT training is only 4 months in length and Paramedic training is 14 additional months and the starting salaries for EMT's are about $33,000 and Paramedics start at $44,000 with full benefits.  If interested, please call 

Oren Jackson Recruiting Coordinator 1200 State Circle Ann Arbor, MI...


Fall 2017 Student Veteran In-brief

Thursday, Aug 31, 9 am
Lt. Colonel C. S. Kettles Military and Veteran Services Resource Center, 202 Pierce Hall, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

For new and returning EMU student veterans, military students and family members meet your Military and Veteran Services support staff and meet our regional veteran support representatives from VA Healthcare, VR&E, VA Claims, Team RWB, and many others. Free refreshments - 09:00am - 10:00am: Coffee hour/setup vet resource tables - 10:00am - 11:30am: In-Brief / Q&A - 11:30am - 12:30pm: Students visit resource tables

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Brittany (Powers) Tyrrell to answer VA Healthcare Questions

Monday, Aug 21, 10 am
Lt. Colonel Charles S Kettles Military and Veterans' Services Resource Center - 202 Pierce Hall

We are excited to announce that Brittany will be here once a month through the summer to support our student veterans with their questions about VA Healthcare coverage.  She will be located in our Lt. Col. Charles S. Kettles Military and Veterans' Services Resource Center.  

Please feel free to drop in or call in or set an appointment.  All options are available.

Any questions, please feel free to contact Brittany.

Brittany Tyrrell, LMSW

Veterans Integration...

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TODAY - Meet with Brittany (Powers) Tyrrell to ask ANY Questions about VA Health Coverage

Monday, May 15, 10 am
LC Charles S Kettles Military and Veterans' Services Resource Center - 202 Pierce Hall

Brittany will be here TODAY from 10 am to 2 pm to support our student veterans with their questions about VA Healthcare coverage.  She will be located in our LC Charles S. Kettles Military and Veterans' Services Resource Center.  

Please feel free to drop in or call in or set an appointment.  All options are available.

Any questions, please feel free to contact Brittany.

Brittany Tyrrell, LMSW

Veterans Integration to Academic Leadership (VITAL) College &...

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VA Medical Center - Detroit - Compensated Sleep Study

I am contacting you from the department of research and development at the VA medical center in Detroit (4646 John R. St.,  Detroit), as well as the department of physiology at Wayne State University.  We are currently conducting a research study aimed at veterans (we study individuals who have sleep apnea as well as hypertension). 

I am attaching the flyer for our study. It should contain all the information that a veteran would need to get a general idea about our study and how...


Internship Program with Roush

Good afternoon!  I hope all is well.

It has been awhile since I last communicated with you via email and am reaching out to let you know about a newly launched Veteran Internship Program we created.  We are currently working on a flier that I will get to you electronically once it is complete.  But, in the meantime, here is some refresher background information on Roush and details you can share with any Veteran students you think may be interested.

Our Chairman and...


Chance to WIN tickets and Donate to a worthy organization

Veteran Tickets Foundation is partnering with wishU, a unique organization that creates creative ways to raise funds for deserving charitable organizations by offering ways to win unique experiences.  PROMOTION: Donate at least $5 from 3/31 at 2:00 pm ET to 5/18 at 11:59:59 pm ET and you'll be entered for a chance to Win 2 lower level tickets to the first 2017 NBA Finals home game of your choice with access to a VIP Kickoff Party and a $1000 Gift Card to Prize also includes...


EVENT | Man Enough: Masculinity and Today's College Men

Wednesday, Apr. 12 - 7:00 PM Student Center, Auditorium

"America is worried about young men. 

Colleges are particularly concerned and use words such as problem, lost and crisis to describe their challenges.  They are troubled by men’s bad behavior, their rates of success and the shortfall of positive male role models on campus.

This program addresses the relationships men face with society, women, family, other men and, most-importantly, themselves.  Through the...


ORGAN & TISSUE Registration Drive @ VAAAHS

Have you considered what happens to your physical body after you pass on?  Many people could benefit if you were registered with an organization.

On April 10, 2017 from 11 am to 1 pm there will be organizations available to answer questions and provide education for you.

Location:  VA Ann Arbor Health Systems, 3rd Floor Atrium of the FREEDOM BLDG.

For more information contact:  Pamela Mackey, Social Work at or call the main hospital and ask for...


Charles Edward Schneider Jr commented on the event 5k - Eastern Michigan Student Veterans of America

5k - Eastern Michigan Student Veterans of America

Saturday, Apr 1, 11 am
Student Center (By the Lake House)

The Student Veterans of America chapter at Eastern Michigan University will be hosting a run/walk 5k to raise money for our organization and to support veterans on campus. Check in will start at 11:00 AM and the 5k will begin at 12:30 PM on Saturday, April 1st 2017.

Register Here: 


Registration Fee: $25.00

Students and Veterans Discount:...

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Jesse Curtis Kauffman

See you there

Barbara Mckaig

Registered online today.....getting excited!!

Charles Edward Schneider Jr

Register ASAP we have ordered shirts already so they are now first come first serve. The sooner you register the better chance of getting a shirt in your size.

Share Your Story to Support a Fellow Veteran - Compensation available

Would you like to tell your story about overcoming mental health challenges or addiction to help a fellow Veteran? Join more than 400 Veterans and family members who have participated in the Make the Connection campaign to spread the word about mental health and encourage Veterans to reach out for support. You could join the people who own their story and make a difference in Veterans’ lives.

Who: Any Veteran — any age or branch of service (including National Guard and Reserve) —...


Christian Rinna commented on the event Student Veterans of America Board Elections

Job Opportunity - UPS - Southeastern Michigan Area

My name is Sydney Honaker and I am a human resources representative for United Parcel Service. At UPS, we are committed to hiring veterans and even have a veterans resource group that helps those who have served to utilize their skills and grow within the company.

We have many locations across southeast Michigan, with most offering our Earn & Learn program as well! With Earn & Learn, students will receive $25,000 lifetime to attend school.

Our shift hours are also...


Student Veterans of America Board Elections

Wednesday, Mar 1, 4:30 pm
202 Pierce Hall, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti MI 48197

Hello EMU Student Veterans of America Members,

We will be holding open elections for our executive board this semester. All positions are up for election and the appointment will be for one year. There are some requirements for those that wish to run. We need people who are WILLING and ABLE to dedicate time to the SVA and to Veterans issues on campus.

Official Requirements

You must

Be a student in good standing at EMU Be a member of the SVA (You can join now...
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Barbara Mckaig

Please let me know if I can help in any way

Christian Rinna

Is there anything I can do in order to help and/or possibly beome a board member?

Compensated Study Participation with the VA

Compensated Study Participation

Perigean Technologies LLC is supporting Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Office of Human Factors Engineering (HFE) in recruiting Veterans to participate in studies that gather feedback on health care tools, such as mobile apps or websites.

All members of the Ann Arbor, Michigan, Veterans’ community are welcome to participate. All participants must have Veteran status, but not work or volunteer for Veterans Affairs. In...

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