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Bill to Reform VA’s Budget Planning Introduced – Subject of House...

Today, Rep. Mike Michaud (Maine-02), Ranking Member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, announced the introduction of H.R. 2704, the “Department of Veterans Affairs Budget Planning Reform Act of 2013,” a bill he wrote to require the VA to institute a more analytical and transparent budget development process.

A loss of innocence and a betrayal by the government

The Vietnam War for all the good intentions we were told, left a trail of broken lives, a dispirited military that lasted until the...

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News April 14, 2012

The Department of Defense and Department of Veteran Affairs must disclose more information about sexual assault on women in the military.

Will Agent Orange Ever Disappear?

It is hard to imagine that the global effect of Agent Orange will ever simply fade away. The ramifications I have been writing about along with thousands of others, makes me think it might well carry-on into the next century.

Agent Orange Linked to Kidney Cancer: Study

There appears to be a link between Agent Orange and kidney cancer in U.S. veterans exposed to the herbicide in Vietnam, a new study suggests. Researchers at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Shreveport, La. examined the records of 297 patients diagnosed with kidney cancer between 1987 and 2009.

VA Obligates Last of its Recovery Act Funds to Help Veterans

$1.8 Billion Investment Improves Care and Services for Veterans Reported from the VA website by Randy Miller WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)...

Marine Suffering Cancer, Shot and Killed Near Maine VA Hospital

- Suffered from cancer,  By Meg Haskell and Nick Sambides Jr. AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine law enforcement officers killed an armed former U.S. Marine from Grindstone...

Shinseki and VA Need to Move on VA Benefits, It’s Hamsters...

Veterans fighting to gain the benefits and care earned, deserved, and decades long over due!

Veterans-For-Change Weekly Report

Senators Propose TRICARE Dependent Coverage Extension Act A bill introduced to the U.S. Senate April 14 would, if passed into law, enable the dependent children...

The Small City of Canal Fulton, Ohio

The small city of Canal Fulton, Ohio, rolled out the “red carpet” and flag waving crowds swelled along the streets in anticipation.  May 17,...

Veterans-For-Change Report

Nearly 3,000 Individuals Have Responded to the CalVet Survey To Help Prioritize Services to California’s Veterans Sacramento – Nearly 3,000 individuals have responded to the...