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Veterans Succeeding in the 21st Century Workforce.

The mission statement for VETS is to provide veterans and transitioning service members with the resources and services to succeed in the 21st century workforce by maximizing their employment opportunities, protecting their employment rights and meeting labor-market demands with qualified veterans today.


Priority of Service Regulations Final Rule


  • New regulations have been proposed to allow VA to enroll certain Priority Group 8 Veterans who applied for enrollment on or after January 1, 2009 and who may have  been previously denied enrollment in the VA health care system because their income exceeded VA's income thresholds. These Veterans would qualify if their household income does not exceed the current VA income thresholds by more than 10%. The new regulation is expected to take effect in June. To see if you are eligible and to access a calculator to see how you stand against the income thresholds, visit If you have any enrollment or eligibility questions, you may call 1-877-222-VETS (8387).

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  • VETS has developed a system that allows Veterans’ Preference and USERRA claimants to officially submit a claim using an electronic version of Forms 1010 (E-1010).


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