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March 7, 2017
New MVAA ad campaign urges veterans to ‘go back’ and review benefit eligibility

The Arvos are now urging other veterans to review their benefit eligibility in the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency new ad campaign. The Southeast Michigan couple is featured in television, radio, cable and digital ads that hit the airwaves this month. Read More

February 1, 2017
Director issues statement regarding charges against former contract employee

Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency Director James Robert Redford issued the following statement regarding the announcement that Kent County Prosecutor Chris Becker has filed fourth-degree Vulnerable Adult Abuse charges against Laurie Botbyl, a former contract employee, following an incident at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans on March 27, 2016. Read More

January 26, 2017
Fireworks-Free Fourth of July offers veterans, others quieter camping options

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency again have collaborated to offer Fireworks-Free Fourth of July alternative camping options for veterans and other visitors seeking a quieter holiday this season. Read More

December 6, 2016
Slagle named interim Michigan Veteran Health System CEO

Brad Slagle, COO of the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette, has been named interim CEO of the Michigan Veteran Health System. Steve Rolston, MVHS vice president of operations, will oversee day-to-day operations of the Jacobetti Home as interim COO. Read More

November 22, 2016
Gov. Rick Snyder, MVAA honor 76 Veteran-Friendly Employers

Gov. Rick Snyder joined Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency Director James Robert Redford today to recognize the state’s top companies dedicated to veteran employment during the 2016 Veteran-Friendly Employer Awards and Recognition Breakfast. Seventy-six organizations earned either bronze-, silver- or gold-level status as determined by their dedication to connect with and hire veteran talent. Read More