HARRY Bulletin Board
Updated Thru: 1/24/11
How Can HARRY
The Post–9/11 GI Bill VA
is now accepting applications for the Post–9/11 GI Bill benefit
that is effective August 1, 2009. Read more
Priority Group 8 Enrollment Relaxation Changes
VA eligibility rules changed on June 15, 2009, making it easier for more Veterans to enroll in VA’s health care system.
Sad to say, though, I put the envelope in an avalanche of paper and forgot about it in the blizzard of excitement over the election. When the envelope and its contents were rediscovered Tuesday -- Veteran's Day, of all days -- I felt as though I, too, had let Harry Smith down.
When I last saw him, Smith was sitting up in a bed at Forsyth Medical Center after undergoing a round of chemotherapy. He was grateful for everything that his sister had done for him -- Shabazz has set up a nonprofit veterans outreach committee to help others navigate the VA system. And he said he wasn't giving up.
Here's hoping that Harry Smith has found peace, and that other veterans don't suffer the way he did.
H2A2R2R4y (Helping 2 Advocate 2 Research 2 Respond 4 You a Veteran Community Outreach Service is an organization, incorporated in 2008. H.A.R.R.Y is comprised of veterans, family and friends that advocate on behalf of veterans and active duty service members. H.A.R.R.Y assists veterans and their family as they make the transition from military life back into their perspective communities. Special emphasis is placed on the veterans who served during the previous War Time Periods. H.A.R.R.Y takes a holistic approach in working with veterans by providing a support system for their families. H.A.R.R.Y also provides goods and services to active duty military members and their eligible family members.
H.A.R.R.Y is an organization that researches issues that impact the quality of life for members of the Armed Forces, veterans and their families. The organization address the problems by collaborating with other concerned, interested individuals and/or organizations to find resolutions to the problems that exist.