Nation-Wide Benefits For Our Veterans

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Animals

  1. 4 Paws 4 Patriots
    • 4 Paws 4 Patriots trains medical/psychiatric service dogs to change the lives of disabled veterans and their families.
  2. Companions for Heroes
    • Companions for Heroes (C4H) provides companion animals, companion dogs, and on a case-by-case basis, service dogs, obtained from shelters, rescues and humane societies, who might otherwise be euthanized, free of charge to active duty military personnel, military veterans, first responders, military spouses and children, and Gold Star Families recovering from the psychological challenges they suffered during service to our country.
  3. K9 Partners for Patriots
    • Mission is to give veterans and active military a second chance at life by honoring and empowering those with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Military Sexual Trauma through the experience of training and caring for their own service dog.
  4. Patriot Paws
    • The mission of Patriot PAWS is to train and provide service dogs of the highest quality at no cost to disabled American veterans and others with mobile disabilities and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in order to help restore their physical and emotional independence.
  5. Pets for Patriots
    • Pets for Patriots helps veterans afford the adoption of overlooked sheltered animals: adult, special needs, and long-term homeless pets, and large breed dogs.
  6. Pets for Vets
    • Pets for Vets is tailored to the needs, wants, and hopes of each of our Veterans. Pets for Vets takes the time to listen and find the animal that will bring the most support and comfort. Any U.S. Veteran who could benefit from having a skilled companion animal can apply.
  7. Working Dogs for Vets
    • The No Veteran Left Behind Program allows disabled heroes who are able to help train their own service dog. They are matched with a dog from a local shelter or if they own a dog, after an evaluation, they might be able to train their own dog.

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Benefits

  1. Atlanta Habitat for Humanity Veterans Initiative
    • An opportunity for U.S. veterans, military service members and their families to build through our proven program for qualified homebuyers, improve their current homes by completing critical home repairs, and use their skills and talent to give back to their community through volunteering.
  2. Combined Arms
    • Combined Arms is a one-stop resource for veterans in transition in the Houston, Texas area. Through a combined effort with our 40+ member organizations, we offer holistic support in a customized and efficient way.
  3. E-Benefits for Veterans
    • A gateway to veteran benefit information and VA support.
  4. Emory Law Volunteer Clinic for Veterans Community
    • Assists veterans with the legal issues that they face, including claims for service-connected disability.
  5. Florida Department of Veterans Affairs (FVDA) Benefits Guide
    • The FVDA publishes an annual guide to help connect Florida’s veterans and their families with earned federal and state benefits, services and support. It also contains useful phone numbers and website addresses for additional information.
  6. Hands on Banking
    • The Hands on Banking® online learning center offers resources for anyone who wants to learn more about money management. Our financial articles can help you find answers to your questions, from budgeting tips to buying a home, to improving your credit.
  7. HOPE Atlanta
    • A premiere social service agency in the Metropolitan Atlanta area that provides assistance to more than 4,000 people annually. Provides a comprehensive approach to address homelessness and provide solutions that promote lifelong stability.
  8. HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) Program
    • Information regarding the HUD-VASH program, a rental assistance program for homeless Veterans.
  9. Illinois Veterans Grant
    • Tuition and Benefits for Illinois Veterans.
  10. Middle Georgia Honor Flight
    • Middle Georgia Honor Flight’s mission is to enable United States veterans of World War II, the Korean War, and Vietnam era wars – as well as any terminally ill veteran – to visit the memorials of armed conflict in Washington DC – at no cost to the veterans.
  11. MyAccess for all Veteran DOD Sites
    • Multiple DoD veteran sites with a single sign-on.
  12. Operation Stand Down Tennessee (OSDTN)
    • OSDTN focuses on helping all Veterans and their families by engaging, equipping, and empowering them. We offer a wide range of services, including employment assistance, VA benefits assistance, networking, housing, and much more.
  13. Soldiers’ Angels
    • Soldiers’ Angels offers programs for our military members, wounded, deployed, families, and others.
  14. State Veterans Affairs Offices
    • State Veterans Affairs Office locations and information.
  15. United Service Organizations (USO) Pathfinder Program
    • The USO Pathfinder Program provides a variety of transition services for service members and families, up to a year after separation. Participants will get a personalized Action Plan and one-on-one support from a USO Pathfinder Scout.

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Business

  1. America’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
    • A nationwide network of small business development centers providing free consulting to businesses of all types at all stages.
  2. Bunker Labs
    • Bunker Labs helps veteran entrepreneurs and military spouses find the quickest route to a successful business.
  3. Coalition for Veteran Owned Business (CVOB)
    • A national initiative that supports the success of veteran, service member, and military spouse-owned businesses by connecting them with entrepreneurial education and training, small business resources and solutions, and commerce and supplier opportunities.
  4. FourBlock
    • Re-imagining career readiness for a new generation of veterans. We go beyond traditional transition programs and support veterans in discovering their new calling.
  5. National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC)
    • A third party Veteran Owned Business Certification program to provide a credible and reliable certifying authority.
  6. National Veteran Owned Business Association (NaVOBA)
    • NaVOBA provides a direct link for contracting between corporate America and Certified Veteran’s Business Enterprises (VBE) and Certified Service-Disabled Veteran’s Business Enterprises (SDVBE).
  7. SCORE
    • SCORE is the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, with more than 10,000 volunteers in 300 chapters. America’s premier source of free business mentoring and education.
  8. Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)
    • Discover what it means to be a SDVOSB and get up to speed on the various contracting assistance programs.
  9. Small Business Agency (SBA)
    • The SBA offers support for veterans as they enter the world of business ownership. Look for funding programs, training, and federal contracting opportunities.
  10. Techstars
    • Techstars is the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed.
  11. Veteran Business Network (VBN)
    • A location to find resources for Veterans concerning small business practices, finding employment, and supportive businesses to work with as well as connecting with a nationwide network of Veterans.
  12. Veterati
    • Join thousands of Service Members, Veterans, and Military Spouses in setting up free 1-hr mentorship phone calls with successful professionals.
  13. Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS)
    • Through a combination of educational initiatives, mentoring, outreach to the military, employee affinity groups, and an annual conference, VOWS promotes career development, support, and retention of veterans throughout the global financial services industry.
  14. VETLANTA
    • VETLANTA is a club operated in Atlanta exclusively for veteran social and business networking and community service purposes.
  15. Victory Spark
    • VictorySpark is a seed accelerator for U.S. Military Veteran-led startups. Provides grants, customer development, training, and mentoring into innovative U.S. Military Veteran-led startups.
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Community

  1. American Corporate Partners (ACP)
    • ACP aims to ease the transition from the military to the civilian workforce. Engaged in national corporate career counseling for our returning veterans and active duty military spouses.
  2. APICS
    • Supports educational institutions within the area of the local chapter’s charter. APICS supports educational activities at the local university and college level through participation of establishing on-campus student APICS chapters, participation in classroom presentations, offer professional mentorship opportunities, and help guide students to be effective young professionals for the industry.
  3. Atlanta Center for Self Sufficiency (ACSS)
    • ACSS provides workforce readiness, job placement, and life stabilization services to homeless and financially vulnerable men and women, including veterans, to empower them to reach their goals for self-sufficiency.
  4. Call of Duty Endowment
    • The Call of Duty Endowment is building a community committed to getting vets back to work.
  5. Centurion Military Alliance (CMA)
    • CMA provides a robust transition assistance program, and has directly facilitated successful transition of over 7000 service-members, veterans, spouses, dependents, and/or caregivers.
  6. Gary Sinise Foundation
    • The Gary Sinise Foundation serves our nation by honoring our defenders, veterans, first responders, their families, and those in need. The Foundation does this by creating and supporting unique programs designed to entertain, educate, inspire, strengthen, and build communities.
  7. Hiring Our Heroes
    • The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes initiative is a nationwide effort to connect veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses with meaningful employment opportunities.
  8. Merging Vets & Players
    • An environment where veterans and players can share each other’s strengths, experiences, and can support each other in building fulfilling lives of service and strength.
  9. Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)
    • The nation’s largest and most influential association of military officers. It is an independent, nonprofit, politically nonpartisan organization. Includes a full spectrum of career and financial resources, MOAA-exclusive publications, college scholarships for dependents, and countless discounts on products and travel.
  10. Military Times Rebootcamp
    • The premiere source for information and entertainment for service members transitioning out of the military, veterans and military families.
  11. Minority Veterans of America (MVA)
    • Founded to change the narrative of the American military veteran. The MVA team works to build a community around the unique identities that veterans hold, outside of their identity as a military service member.
  12. Pat Tillman Foundation
    • The Pat Tillman Foundation empowers remarkable military veterans and spouses as the next generation of public and private sector leaders.
  13. Phoenix Patriot Foundation
    • The mission at Phoenix Patriot Foundation is to provide direct support to injured and combat wounded veterans who served post 9-11 enabling them to fully Recover, Reintegrate, and Remain Engaged in serving America.
  14. Solider For Life
    • Soldier for Life networks with the community at large to shape education, employment, and health policies, programs and/or services on behalf of our Soldiers, Army Veterans and their Families.
  15. Team Recon Sniper Foundation (RSF)
    • The Recon & Sniper Foundation provides veterans with the resources and supporting infrastructure they need to make a meaningful transition back to civilian life. Team RSF has an active network of over 1,000 Recon Marines, Marine Raiders, and Scout Snipers that applicants can lean on to rekindle the brotherhood they left after service.
  16. Team Rubicon
    • Team Rubicon unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams. Primary mission is to provide disaster relief to those affected by natural disasters, be they domestic or international.
  17. Team RWB
    • To enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity.
  18. The American Legion
    • The American Legion is the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization, committed to mentoring youth and sponsorship of wholesome programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow service members and veterans.
  19. The Mission Continues
    • The Mission Continues is a national, nonpartisan nonprofit that empowers veterans to continue their service, and empowers communities with veteran talent, skills and preparedness to generate visible impact.
  20. The Warrior Alliance
    • From front lines to city streets – The Warrior Alliance connects warriors to the resources they need so they can succeed in civilian life.
  21. Travis Manion Foundation
    • The Travis Manion Foundation empowers veterans and families of the fallen to lead the charge and to improve America’s national character. Engage with this group to strengthen your local community.
  22. United Military Care
    • Based in Atlanta, Georgia, United Military Care works towards a better tomorrow because some of the hardest fought battles happen at home.
  23. United Way
    • United Way improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good.
  24. Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)
    • The VFW is a nonprofit veterans service organization comprised of eligible veterans and military service members. The VFW and its Auxiliary are dedicated to veterans service, legislative advocacy, and military and community service programs.
  25. Vets 4 Vets (V4V)
    • V4V provides a forum where Veterans and their organizations can share agendas, information, network among Veterans and Veteran Organizations, and introduce the Veterans community to prominent community leaders and organizations that assist and/or provide services to veterans and their families.
  26. Vets4Warriors
    • Vets4Warriors’ mission is to provide sustained, confidential peer support to any veteran, service member, family member, or caregiver whenever they have an issue, wherever they are in the world. Vets4Warriors helps before challenges turn into crises.
  27. Women Elevated
    • Women Elevated is a nonprofit organization and the primary mission is to assist women veterans in acute crisis BEFORE they become homeless and/or jobless. Provides assistance ranging from temporary housing to couponing and smart shopping. Is a viable link between women veterans and other resources in the community.
  28. Women Veterans Alliance
    • Women Veterans Alliance goal is to create a community both online and off-line including local women veteran networking groups, community events and national conferences world-wide which provide opportunities to connect and grow.
  29. Women Veterans Interactive (WVI)
    • Women Veterans Interactive (WVI) Dedicated to Improving the Lives of our Women Veterans Veterans have always faced unique and daunting challenges when returning to civilian life, but the truth is that the nation’s 1.8 million women veterans face an even steeper uphill battle when it comes to living successfully outside of the uniform.

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Dependents

  1. Bunker Labs
    • Bunker Labs helps veteran entrepreneurs and military spouses find the quickest route to a successful business.
  2. LinkedIn for Military Spouses
    • LinkedIn is committed to supporting the military, military spouses, and the veteran community. Every military spouse can receive a free one-year Premium Job Seeker subscription with every permanent change of station and again upon departure from service.
  3. Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP)
    • The MSEP is a targeted recruitment and employment solution for spouses and companies that prepares military spouses to become competitive, “job ready” applicants, and connects military spouses with employers seeking the essential 21st century workforce skills and attributes they possess.
  4. Military Spouse J.D. Network (MSJDN)
    • MSJDN supports military spouses in the legal profession by advocating for licensing accommodations for military spouse attorneys; educating the public about the challenges faced by career-minded military spouses and their families; encouraging the hiring of military spouses; and providing a network connecting military spouse attorneys with each other and their supporters.
  5. National Military Family Association (NMFA)
    • NMFA can help fund education, career, or business goals for military spouses. NMFA also offers Operation Purple Camp, where they embrace being “purple” and bring together military kids from all ranks and services, including National Guard and Reserve components, to a unique and memorable summer camp experience.
  6. Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP)
    • The SBP is the only way service members can pass on military retirement pay to a surviving family member.
  7. The Paradigm Switch
    • The Paradigm Switch is a global movement of military spouses who are unapologetic about their ambitious career goals and commitment to their military lifestyle.

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Education

  1. Amazon AWS Educate
    • AWS Educate supports 10,000 United States veterans, transitioning military personnel, and their spouses with access to the cloud resources needed to pursue jobs in high-demand cloud computing space.
  2. Cisco Veterans Program
    • The Cisco Veterans Program partners to scale positive, inclusive social and economic impact for U.S. veterans. These initiatives are focused on raising the awareness of the value of hiring a veteran and creating IT training and employment programs that leverage scalable training and technology aligned to their needs.
  3. Coursera
    • Coursera provides universal access to the world’s best education, partnering with top universities and organizations to offer courses online.
  4. Deloitte CORE Leadership Program
    • The Career Opportunity Redefinition & Exploration (CORE) Leadership Program at Deloitte University, in Westlake, TX helps armed forces members and veterans translate their skills, knowledge, and experiences into a business environment.
  5. Edx.org
    • Founded by Harvard University and MIT in 2012, edX is an online learning destination, offering high-quality courses from the world’s best universities and institutions to learners everywhere.
  6. Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center
    • Connecting veterans to careers through education and training.
  7. Google Academy
    • A variety of Google training programs to grow your skills. All free when you sign up.
  8. Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF)
    • IVMF is higher education’s first interdisciplinary academic institute, singularly focused on advancing the lives of the nation’s military veterans and their families.
  9. Khan Academy
    • Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empowers learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom.
  10. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) OpenCourseware
    • MIT OpenCourseWare is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content – open and available to the world.
  11. Microsoft Software & Systems Academy (MSSA)
    • MSSA provides transitioning service members and veterans with critical career skills required for today’s growing technology industry.
  12. Onward to Opportunity (O2O)
    • O2O is a free, comprehensive career skills program that provides civilian career training, professional certifications, and job placement support to transitioning service members, members of the selected reserves, veterans, and military spouses.
  13. Service to School
    • Service to School provides free application counseling to military veterans. Their mission is to prepare transitioning military veterans for their next chapter of leadership by helping them gain admission to the best college or graduate school possible.
  14. Student Veterans of America
    • To provide military veterans with the resources, support, and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and following graduation.
  15. Udemy
    • The leading global marketplace for learning and instruction. By connecting students all over the world to the best instructors, Udemy is helping individuals reach their goals and pursue their dreams.
  16. Ultimate LinkedIn Cheat Sheet by Michael Quinn
    • Through LinkedIn, employers get the resume along with an understanding of the potential employee’s network, mutual connections, online presence, endorsements, recommendations/referrals and their personal brand. Michael developed this “Cheat Sheet” to give everyone, regardless of social media experience, the ability to develop a personal brand and access the economic opportunity that LinkedIn provides.
  17. Vetforce
    • A Salesforce job training and career accelerator program for military service members, veterans, and spouses. Connects members to free training, classes, and career opportunities within the Salesforce ecosystem.
  18. Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses (VET TEC)
    • VET TEC’s 3-5-7 formula for high technology industry success will equip Veterans with the skills and expertise needed to land a job in a technology field in as little as six months. Training paid by the VA, monthly housing for students during training, only one day of GI Bill entitlement needed!
  19. WithYouWithMe
    • WithYouWithMe is focused on allowing individuals to reach their potential in the workforce and helping companies recruit, reskill, plan, and outplace their talent.
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Employment

  1. Corporate America Supports You (CASY)
    • CASY brings military and veteran job seekers together with employers who are looking to hire. The CASY team has provided free job placement assistance to more than 100,000 military service members and veterans.
  2. eMentor
    • eMentor is a cutting-edge online mentoring program for military personnel, veterans and military spouses.  eMentor connects individuals for dynamic mentoring experiences that powerfully move them forward in their personal and professional lives.  Designed to bridge the gap between organizations and job seekers, the eMentor Program offers support, trusted networking and success.
  3. Goodwill Operation: GoodJobs
    • Operation: GoodJobs, now in its fifth year, will continue to provide the tools and resources necessary to link veterans and military families with meaningful work so that they can gain the financial stability they deserve. The initiative also aims to work with key employers and job creators to connect them with this large pool of highly skilled and mission-ready potential employees.
  4. Hilton Honors Military Program
    • The Hilton Honors Military Program was created to provide support to veterans and their families as they secure civilian employment. By becoming an Honors Military member, you will receive a 100,000 point donation to support travel related to your job search.
  5. Hire Heroes USA
    • Hire Heroes USA empowers U.S. military members, veterans, and military spouses to succeed in the civilian workforce. A veteran employment service organization providing relentless focus on personalized career coaching.
  6. LinkedIn for Veterans
    • As part of LinkedIn’s commitment to help veterans connect with available jobs across America, LinkedIn offers U.S. veterans a free one-year Premium Careers subscription, including access to LinkedIn Learning.
  7. Mary Hall Freedom House
    • A support organization focused on women. Provides services for women veteran, including employment search/placement, career coaching, financial literacy, and housing referrals.
  8. North Carolina for Military Employment (NC4ME)
    • NC4ME is a coalition of organizations from the North Carolina’s public and private sectors working together to implement a unique, employer-centric approach to military hiring.
  9. O*NET OnLine
    • O*NET was developed for the U.S. Department of Labor by the National Center for O*NET Development. This database provides information on skills, abilities, knowledge, work activities, and interests associated with occupations.
  10. Patriots Path
    • Patriots Path supports veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses in finding meaningful employment opportunities by defining career goals, mapping out job search strategies, identifying opportunities, creating a marketing approach and connecting within a community to peers, mentors and coaches for continued networking and support.
  11. Purepost
    • Translate every position from your military career into job titles, duties and skills that are in demand by civilian employers and recruiters.
  12. Skillbridge Program from the Department of Defense (DoD)
    • Information on the DoD Skillbridge Program which offers Job Training, Employment Skills Training, Apprenticeships, and Internships for eligible and authorized service members.
  13. The Commit Foundation
    • The COMMIT Foundation objective is to connect service members and veterans to a professional network that encourages them to widen their apertures and translate their cultivated professional skills to a meaningful career in the civilian sector. Our programs uniquely expose service members and veterans to opportunities they may never seek out due to a lack of information or confidence.
  14. Vet Stone
    • Vet Stone translates military leadership experience into civilian context – specifically mapping it to the project management profession’s lexicon.
  15. Veterans Empowerment Organization (VEO)
    • America’s heroes deserve a second chance – VEO’s ultimate goal is to provide a caring, supportive environment that allows veterans to rebuild their lives by returning the dignity lost to the circumstances that left them homeless.
  16. Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E)
    • Veterans may receive vocational rehabilitation and employment services to help with job training, employment, resume development, and job seeking skills coaching.
  17. Work For Warriors (WFW) California, WFW Georgia, WFW Nevada
    • WFW is a FREE Job Placement Program. The focus is assisting Post 9/11 Veterans, Active National Guard, Active Reserve members, Spouses, and Gold Star Families in finding civilian employment in their region.

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Medical – Physical and Mental

  1. Camaraderie Foundation
    • Camaraderie Foundation provides access to mental health counseling services, at no expense, to Post-9/11 Veterans, Service Members and their families.
  2. Camp Southern Ground
    • Provides extraordinary experiences for individuals to recognize and magnify the unique gifts within themselves and others to profoundly impact the world.
  3. Emory Healthcare
    • Free to qualified post-9/11 military service members and Veterans, designed to treat conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI), military sexual trauma (MST), anxiety, and depression related to past military service.
  4. Gratitude America
    • Gratitude America’s mission is to provide critical support for service members, veterans, and their families by conducting meaningful restorative retreats to assist participants affected by deployment exposures such as combat related stress and Traumatic Brain Injury.
  5. HeadStrong
    • Healing the hidden wounds of war – HeadStrong provides post-9/11 military veterans with free mental care that works.
  6. Healing4Heroes
    • Healing4Heroes mission is to connect wounded service members, as well as those with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury, with A.D.A compliant service dogs.
  7. National Veteran Foundation (NVF)
    • Staffed by a team of veterans who are specially trained in the delivery of crisis information and referral services, NVF provides crisis management, information, and referral needs of all U.S. Veterans and their families through the management and operation of the nation’s only toll-free helpline for all veterans and their families.
  8. Shepherd Center
    • The Shepherd Center offers a comprehensive rehabilitation program that focuses on assessment and treatment for active duty or separated service members who have served in the U.S. military since September 11, 2001 and who are experiencing symptoms of or have a diagnosis of mild to moderate brain injury, or concussions and any co-occurring psychological or behavioral health concerns, including post-traumatic stress.
  9. The Dirt Therapy Project Inc.
    • The Dirt Therapy Project’s mission is to help Veterans manage stressors in life due to PTSD, Military Transitions, school, work or other life events. The aim is to facilitate this through an introduction to Mountain Biking, fresh air, camaraderie and good ol’ fashioned PT.
  10. Veterans Justice Outreach (VJO) Initiative
    • The VJO Initiative – created by the VA – links eligible veterans involved with the local justice systems to the needed mental-health and substance-abuse treatment services and other VA services and benefits as required.
  11. Veterans Yoga Project
    • Veterans Yoga Project is an educational and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the health and well-being of military veterans by providing yoga classes in-house and online.
  12. Warriors & Quiet Waters (WQW)
    • WQW provides therapeutic programs that are based out of Quiet Waters Ranch, 112 peaceful acres near the base of the Bridger Mountains. After undergoing ADA-accessible renovations, Barnard Lodge (the main home at Quiet Waters Ranch) guarantees every program participant an experience devoid of physical barriers in which to promote healing and resilience throughout participation in a therapeutic Fishing Experience.

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