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Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)
Mission Readiness Fact Sheet
Mission Readiness Registration Form

The Military Veterans Emphasis Program (MVEP) is a National Special Committee for the National Organization of Blacks In Government (BIG).


The MVEP serves as an internal consultant to BIG and promotes the use of the Veterans Administration and community programs, benefits and services for BIG military veterans and their family members. In addition, MVEP makes recommendations to the National Executive Committee that will better serve military veterans and their families.


BIG MVEP provides interpersonal and online information and support to BIG's military veterans and their families that create more effective pathways to military veteran-oriented resources provided by local and national government/commercial/private organizations by fostering synergies that help ensure BIG military veterans and families maximize military veteran-oriented resources and services.

MVEP Goals:

  1. Develop and promote career and educational opportunities.
  2. Forge and cultivate parternerships with affinity organizations and veteran friendly corporations.
  3. Assist with the transformation of military leaders to civilian leaders.
  4. Serve as a canduit that disseminates military-veteran oriented information.
  5. Serve as an advocate for BIG military/veterans and their families.
  6. Serve as a liaison between BIG military veterans and their families and the National Leadership.

MVEP Initiatives:

  1. Prepare a survey to identify BIG military-veterans and family members.
  2. Solicit corporate sponsorship.
  3. Initiate training programs at the NTI and local communities.
  4. Participate in local and national military veteran events.
  5. Solicit regional support.







2019 Military Veterans Emphasis Program Give Back Campaign Memo



2019 Great American Spit Out


Disabled Vets Can Now Fly Space Available!


Veterans with service-connected disability ratings of 100 percent now are eligible for Space-Available travel on military flights. The Air Force's Air Mobility Command adopted the change as a result of a provision in the 2019 defense-spending bill. Travelers who are selected for Space-A seats can fly anywhere in the continental United States (CONUS), Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam and American Samoa. Local passenger terminals can provide more details. It should be noted that eligibility alone is no guarantee of a seat on a Space-A flight. Reservations are not available, and the Defense Department has no obligation to "continue an individual's travel or return the individual to the point of origin or any other point," the Air Force stated. As such, any Space-A traveler should carry "sufficient funds" to pay for commercial transportation, lodging and other expenses should the situation arise.





President Trump Signs Landmark VA Bill







A variety of scholarships are available to veterans and their spouses and families. Visit the individual websites for more information on the various scholarships, complete eligibility requirements, and deadlines. Also check with your college or university to search for other available scholarships.














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