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The Department of Veterans Affairs announced today it is expanding the availability of services through the VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC) program to an additional 62 new locations this fall – bringing the number of VSOC schools across the country to 94.
On July 31, Representative Mike Coffman (R-CO) introduced HR 2882 in the House Small Business Committee. Although the bill overtly addresses what some consider the Veterans Administration’s ‘failing’ verification system, the measure has ignited passion within the SDVOSB community.
Were you exposed to Agent Orange during your military service and have a chronic B-cell leukemia? You may qualify for VA health care and disability compensation.
The U.S. Veterans Affairs department says it has hit a “tipping point,” cutting its monstrous backlog of disability claims by 74,000 since late April, yet agency critics contend that growing throngs of ex-troops waiting for injury compensation in ...
Today, Democrats on the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee announced a coordinated legislative effort to help the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) in its efforts to address the growing backlog of claims.
President Obama, not Paul Ryan, is pushing our highly dependable Social Security benefits program over the cliff while playing politics with the Republicans and over the wishes of 87% of those over 50 years of age who oppose any cuts to social security benefits.
Veterans with Physical Disabilities Take on Sports: Disabled U.S. Navy Veteran and U.S. Paralympian Michael Johnston encourages fellow Veterans to use adaptive sports to get back in the game with a new PSA from VA and U.S. Paralympics.
My HealtheVet downloads from Personal Health Records now includes immunization information directly from health records.
Billings Gazette The program has been implemented at 72 sites in 35 states.
The Veterans Workshop is grateful to the organization "Others First" for their generosity and help.
Almost half of new Veterans are seeking disability compensation as a result of their service, and the injuries are more complex than ever before.
Yesterday afternoon the VFW joined Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., at the U.S. Capitol, where Reed formally introduced the Servicemember Housing Protection Act, S. 3179, alongside Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., Mark Begich, D-Alaska, and Dick Durbin, D-Ill., as well as Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden and leading veterans’ advocates.
Michigan Senior Veterans have an experience attorney to assist them in claiming their non-service connected pension, otherwise known as the Aid & Attendance VA Benefit.
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, which provides VA an opportunity to reaffirm our commitment to supporting Veterans who experienced military sexual trauma (MST).
On March 31, The USO will host a free welcome home event for Vietnam Veterans, in a long overdue show of gratitude for those who served. VA will be on hand to sign up Vets for services and care.
Let me introduce you to Dr. Gary Levin. Dr. Levin was in the US Navy from 1969 to 1971 serving as a general medical officer. He was in an amphibious group, and served on the USS Jeneau, LPD 10.
Two U.S. Army combat brigades will be withdrawn from Europe as part of a new Pentagon defense strategy that aims to find efficiencies while also shifting more strategic focus to Asia.
Years later, I found out that the anonymous donor was Romney. Out of his own pocket he did this.
President Obama “intends to hammer the theme of economic justice for ordinary Americans rather than continue his legislative battles with Congressional Republicans. In terms of the president’s relationship with Congress in 2012, the president is no longer tied to Washington, D.C.”
I recently read a story online about a little 8-year old girl from Israel and the trouble she encounters just going to her local elementary school everyday because some ultra-orthodox Jews living in a city called Beit Shemesh take offense to the way she dresses .
Almost 20 years ago I met a combat Vietnam Veteran named Robert Van Keuren and his partner in crime Dr. Jon Nachison both advocates like me doing work for homeless veterans in San Diego.
A friend of mine called and said: We should try to find ways to advance ourselves with our allies and even our perceived enemies by sharing our knowledge of prosthetics.
Republican Governor Rick Scott was also photographed passing out Thanksgiving dinners in an East Naples, Florida shelter, which fed 7,000 families during the holiday week. Scott said “I care completely about all these programs,” but reality is that his budget cuts “slashed funding to some veteran and farm surplus programs that helped the homeless.”