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A Government Witch Hunt for Veterans Begins Anew

Just when you thought is was safe to go back to the VA come signs the water is not inviting for veterans looking to...

Vets for Common Sense Reacts to New VBA Appts and Million-claim...

Widely regarded as the most effective and honest veterans' advocacy organization, Veterans for Common Sense (VCS) expressed cautious optimism today on news of two new Veterans...

Enhanced Enrollment Window Set to Expire in Jan 2011

In January 2008 Congress increased Combat Veteran benefits by extending the period of enhanced health care enrollment eligibility from two to five years post...

Court Case on Denial of Help to Veterans Won’t Bring Relief

Don't expect much help for veterans from Henderson v. Shinseki, (No.09-1036). via mal Most of the members of the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans...

Walk-in Veteran Pilot Program in Wisconsin and Kansas

Some evidence that the U.S. Dept of Veterans Affairs (DVA or VA) and the agency's Veterans Benefit Administration are turning the corner in delivering...

Fixing the VA and VBA: An Ongoing Campaign

- Following a string of successes ranging from PTSD to expanded Agent Orange presumtives, the fight to creating new veteran-friendly agencies continues. Faster than...

VA and VBA Headed in Right Direction, Not There Yet

But until all veterans can report back they easily filed a claim, heard back fast, and received some manner of benefits for their service: We as a country are not there yet.

PTSD Continues as Veteran Bashing Grows

As the political fallout continues over Allen Breed's AP hit job published over the weekend asserting that U.S. veterans and reformist DVA elements effectively collude to commit...

U.S. Troops Are Technically War Criminals, Fearing Hostile VA

Just off the phone with a veteran who told me U.S. soldiers and Marines often take pictures in war zones of enemy dead in...

AP: VA System Is ‘Too Easy’ for Veterans to File Claims!!

As PTSD claims soar, the systemic problem at the U.S. Dept of Veterans Affairs is the ease with which veterans file for disability benefit...

Deploy VBA Staff at All VHA Facilities to Reform Broken Claims...

VBA staff should be on the ground at All Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Facilities The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) suffers from a lack of resources, not...