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VA Paid $400 Million Annually in Bonuses Despite Backlog of Veterans' Disability Claims
A Veterans Day tribute to Dr. Bob Bowman, a true American hero.
’d heard the horror stories from other Vets and wondered if VA was just another government bureaucracy, but when the clerk (herself a Veteran) sat down with me, it was painless.
True story of murder, narcotrafficing and environmental contamination written by two Marine veterans.
A friend of mine who recently passed from cancer was in Vietnam on the USS Hoel DDG 13. The ship had several missions in Vietnam, but it is not on the VA ships list. His daughter is trying to help get compensation for her mother. Can you help?
One of VA’s most important missions is also among its most challenging: ending Veteran homelessness once and for all. The goal has been set for the end of 2015, and the numbers seem to be heading in the right direction; last year, Veteran homelessness fell by 12 percent, thanks to an infusion of prevention services.
The Navy will label this fiction but if you wanted to hide environmental contamination and avoid expensive remediation from weapons grade U-235, Agent Orange, buried drums of TCE, then the proposed transfer of the 900+ acres of El Toro’s panhandle from the FAA to the FBI makes sense.
The Vietnam War for all the good intentions we were told, left a trail of broken lives, a dispirited military that lasted until the...
Private companies are stepping up to put Vets into fast track education programs and developing transition guides to help Vets get in the door.
Did you know? VA’s Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) program assists Veterans with service-connected disabilities to prepare for, find, and keep suitable jobs.
The US government maintains their decades-old mantra that there is no unequivocal scientific evidence that use of Agent Orange has caused an increase in either birth defects in Viet Nam, or is related to other human health issues in Viet Nam.
The Veterans Workshop is grateful to the organization "Others First" for their generosity and help.
Milestone Allows VA to Refocus 1,200 Decision Makers on Claims Backlog.
The war has ended for 38 years . Although Vietnam has attained miraculous changes in many fields, the country remains blighted by toxin which are not only harmful to environment but also affect seriously health, causing many potential dangerous diseases which heredity factors.
Edmonton Journal In the year after release from the military, veterans see a spike in income: a combination of their military pension, severance and any disability pay.
Since 1991, the VA has been required to follow special retroactive benefit rules whenever it grants a disability compensation claim or a claim for death benefits under the VA’s Agent Orange rules.
Adm. Zumwalt was keenly aware that his efforts were being under minded during the years he was tasked to look into the Agent Orange issue when he was given a job at the VA. His report was classified and later leaked and can be found on the internet.
Sometimes it hits really close to home and reaffirms a commitment to the mission of serving others, and for Hampton VA Medical Center (VAMC) nursing educator Debra Frondelli, her own personal experience feeds her passion of helping Veterans.
Victims in connection with America’s spraying of Agent Orange during the American War in Vietnam must be assisted more, especially from the US side, US Congressman Bob Filner said in Hanoi Monday.
The Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Association (www.bluewaternavy.org) is seeking the public’s help.