Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – September 23, 2013


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Obamacare won’t change VA benefitsHyperlink to Article Athens Banner-Herald:  The Department of Veterans Affairs earlier this month sent out a letter to veterans explaining their options under the Affordable Care Act. Nationally, 8.7 million veterans are enrolled in the VA health program.

Butler County vets felt new VA facility unnecessary before irregularities aroseHyperlink to Article Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:  The VA has said it needed to build a facility because the existing one is too old and needs millions in renovations… The VA stopped work June 21, saying the inspector general uncovered “misleading statements” Westar made during the bidding process. The VA terminated the Westar lease Aug. 9.
A Bittersweet Stand Down for Outgoing State Veterans Affairs.  CT Newsjunkie   Linda Schwartz had the bittersweet task Friday of overseeing what was likely to be her last Veteran Stand Down as state veterans affairs commissioner.
Missing soldier’s grandson observes POW/MIA Recognition Day .  The Tennessean  … in the waiting area of a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs clinic in Clarksville, Tenn. … For one Clarksville family, however, recipients of the news on Tuesday that … When the Vietnam Veterans of America began in Clarksville in 1986, there …
Congress, VA engage in dispute over records.  San Antonio Express   The House Committee on Veterans Affairs called a special hearing Thursday to grill … some of which relate to investigations into preventable veteran deaths and …
Congress, VA engage in dispute over records.   Milton Daily Standard   In an unusual standoff, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has failed for more than a …. Posted in State news on Saturday, September 21, 2013 12:23 pm
Spacelabs Hardware and Software Maintenance Sought.  The U.S. Veterans Affairs Department’s Network Logistics, Long Beach, Calif. … For more information about Targeted News Service’s products, including its ..

Forgotten Victims of Agent Orange: Vietnamese-Americans.  AllGov  In the U.S. alone, the Department of Veterans Affairs has allocated billions of … they are fervently devoted,” Ngoc Nguyen wrote for the San Jose Mercury News
IVC ranks high in service to military students.  Daily Pilot   IVC and its sister college, Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, also partnered with the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs this month to provide on-campus
  Egyptian arrested for naming donkey after generalA farmer in southern Egypt was arrested Saturday after putting the military chief’s name and an army-style cap on his donkey, and eight people were detained elsewhere in the country for spraying anti-military graffiti.

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Photo Exhibit Highlights War PhotographyThe first war photographer was an anonymous American who took a number of daguerreotypes during the Mexican–American War, in 1847, of the occupation of Saltillo. Since then,  countless images have been taken of conflicts throughout the world. These images have …  Read More →


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